Pan American Women's Handball Championship

Short History

     The Pan American Women's Handball Championship was a women's international handball competition that was governed by PATHF. It was a competition for the women's national handball teams of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean. The first edition was held in 1985 in Brazil. It had been played biannually, with some deviations, and also served as a qualifying tournament for the IHF World Women's Championship. Last edition was held in 2017, and in 2018, IHF suspended PATHF.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1985 Brazil 20 - 25 August 1985 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 1988 United States 14 - 16 September 1988 4 nations 6 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 1990 Brazil 30 Sep - 6 Oct 1990 7 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 1997 Brazil 29 Apr - 4 May 1997 6 nations 17 matches 1 venues 1 cities
5. 1999 Argentina 30 Mar - 3 Apr 1999 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 2000 Brazil 31 Oct - 5 Nov 2000 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 2003 Brazil 29 Apr - 4 May 2003 7 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
8. 2005 Brazil 25 - 29 May 2005 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
9. 2007 Dominican Republic 31 May - 4 Jun 2007 8 nations 20 matches 1 venues 1 cities
10. 2009 Chile 23 - 27 June 2009 7 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
11. 2011 Brazil 28 Jun - 2 Jul 2011 8 nations 18 matches 1 venues 1 cities
12. 2013 Dominican Republic 1 - 8 June 2013 10 nations 29 matches 1 venues 1 cities
13. 2015 Cuba 21 - 28 May 2015 12 nations 42 matches 1 venues 1 cities
14. 2017 Argentina 18 - 25 June 2017 10 nations 29 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1985 Brazil UNITED STATES Canada Brazil
2. 1988 United States CANADA United States Brazil
3. 1990 Brazil UNITED STATES Canada Brazil
4. 1997 Brazil BRAZIL Canada Uruguay
5. 1999 Argentina BRAZIL Cuba Argentina
6. 2000 Brazil BRAZIL Uruguay Greenland
7. 2003 Brazil BRAZIL Argentina Uruguay
8. 2005 Brazil BRAZIL Argentina Uruguay
9. 2007 Dominican Republic BRAZIL Argentina Dominican Republic
10. 2009 Chile ARGENTINA Brazil Chile
11. 2011 Brazil BRAZIL Argentina Cuba
12. 2013 Dominican Republic BRAZIL Argentina Dominican Republic
13. 2015 Cuba BRAZIL Cuba Argentina
14. 2017 Argentina BRAZIL Argentina Paraguay

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1985 Brazil 1. United States, 2. Canada 3. Brazil, 4. Argentina
5. Paraguay, 6. Uruguay
Round-robin group
2. 1988 United States 1. Canada, 2. United States 3. Brazil, 4. Mexico Round-robin group
3. 1990 Brazil 1. United States, 2. Canada 3. Brazil, 4. Argentina Final round-robin group
4. 1997 Brazil Brazil - Canada 21-17 Uruguay - Argentina 19-14 Round group stage
1. & 2. advance to final
5. 1999 Argentina 1. Brazil, 2. Cuba 3. Argentina, 4. Uruguay
5. Greenland, 6. Colombia
Round-robin group
6. 2000 Brazil 1. Brazil, 2. Uruguay 3. Greenland, 4. Argentina
5. Mexico, 6. Colombia
Round-robin group
7. 2003 Brazil Brazil - Argentina 39-12 Uruguay - United States 21-14 Brazil - Uruguay 44-18
Argentina - United States 21-15
8. 2005 Brazil 1. Brazil, 2. Argentina 3. Uruguay, 4. Canada
5. Dominican Republic, 6. United States
Round-robin group
9. 2007 Dominican Republic Brazil - Argentina 29-12 Dominican Republic - Paraguay 25-24 Brazil - Dominican Republic 35-8
Argentina - Paraguay 26-19
10. 2009 Chile Argentina - Brazil 26-25 (ET) Chile - Dominican Republic 34-30 (ET) Argentina - Chile 34-11
Brazil - Dominican Republic 38-12
11. 2011 Brazil Brazil - Argentina 35-16 Cuba - Uruguay 37-27 Brazil - Uruguay 40-14
Argentina - Cuba 38-38 (p 5-3)
12. 2013 Dominican Republic Brazil - Argentina 38-15 Dominican Republic - Paraguay 28-19 Brazil - Paraguay 43-17
Argentina - Dominican Republic 27-17
13. 2015 Cuba Brazil - Cuba 26-22 Argentina - Puerto Rico 33-16 Brazil - Argentina 26-15
Cuba - Puerto Rico 32-26
14. 2017 Argentina Brazil - Argentina 38-20 Paraguay - Uruguay 24-22 Brazil - Uruguay 42-23
Argentina - Paraguay 29-19

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