The Spain national handball team is governed by the Royal Spanish Handball Federation. Spain is one of the most successful handball teams in the world, having won two World Championships and being the reigning European Champions. They are also the only team, besides Sweden, to have successfully defended a European Championship title, having won in 2018 and 2020. As of January 2021, they are reigning double defending European Champions.
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General Spain claimed their place at Tokyo 2020 through the Women's Olympic Qualification Tournaments held in March 2021. Contesting Tournament 1 of the event, which took place in the Spanish city of Lliria, the home team booked their ticket to Tokyo along with Sweden with both sides beating Argentina and then battling to a draw in the final game.
The Disciplinary Committee of the European Handball Federation (EHF) on Monday fined the Norway team 1,500 euros ($1,768), or 150 euros per player, for "improper clothing" after they wore shorts ...
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General. Spain first appeared at the Olympic Games in 1972, and competed in every men's tournament from 1980 to 2012. They claimed bronze medals at the Games in 1996 and 2000 and added a third in 2008. They narrowly missed out on qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games on head-to-head goals scored difference. The Spanish team arrive in Tokyo as back-to-back European champions, having defeated Sweden and Croatia in the finals of the 2018 and 2020 tournaments, respectively.
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The Spain women's national handball team is the national team of Spain. It is governed by the Royal Spanish Handball Federation and takes part in international handball competitions. Spain was the big surprise of the 2008 European Championship, making it to the final after beating Romania and Germany and getting a draw against Norway, all of which were expected to beat Spain. In the final, Spain once again met Norway. They couldn't repeat their efforts from the group stage, however, and lost ...
Julen Aguingalde and Joan Canellas are the leading scorers of this team and there are also some younger stars like Aleix Gomez and Daniel Dujshebaev. Spain is a team that is good enough to win gold, but given their ability to finish third in recent history, we’re picking them to win the bronze.
7 August 2021. Medal Remains a Dream as Egypt’s Handball Team Loses Bronze to Spain. Credit: Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters. Egypt’s dreams for a historic Olympic Games medal in handball have been dashed after the Pharaohs lost their bronze-medal match against Spain 33-31 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Despite the loss, this marked the first ...