Royal Spanish Handball Federation

The Royal Spanish Handball Federation (Spanish: Real Federación Española de Balonmano, RFEBM) is the national handball association in Spain.

Royal Spanish Handball Federation
Spanish: Real Federación Española de Balonmano

RFEBM
IOC nationKingdom of Spain
National flag
SportHandball
Other Sports
Official websitewww.rfebm.com
HISTORY
Year of formation1 September 1941 (1941-09-01)
AFFLIATIONS
International federationInternational Handball Federation (IHF)
IHF member since1948 (1948)
Continental associationEuropean Handball Federation
National Olympic CommitteeSpanish Olympic Committee
Other affiliation(s)
GOVERNING BODY
PresidentDr. Francisco Vidal Blázquez García
HEADQUARTERS
Address
CountrySpain
Secretary GeneralMr. Manolo Ma Meléndez-Falkowski
FINANCE
SponsorsCorreos
Banco Popular Español
Sacyr
Loterías y Apuestas del Estado
Helvetia Insurance
La Liga
Gerflor
AON
Avis
Air Europa
Iberdrola

The Royal Spanish Handball Federation is a member of the European Handball Federation (EHF) and the International Handball Federation (IHF).[1]

The organisation is responsible for the Spain national handball team, the Spain women's national handball team, and the Spain national beach handball team. As of May 2019, the federation has 924 registered clubs and 99,185 federated players.[2]

Honours

National team

Men

Women

  • Bronze Medal (1): 2012
  • Third place (1): 2011
  • Fourth place (1): 2009

National youth teams

Men

  • Winner (1): 2017
  • Runner-up (5): 1987, 1989, 1995, 2001, 2013
  • Fourth place (3): 1977, 1991, 2003
  • Winner (2): 2012, 2016
  • Runner-up (1): 1996
  • Third place (2): 2000, 2014
  • Winner (1): 1994
  • Runner-up (2): 1999, 2010
  • Third place (2): 1992, 2014

Women

  • Fourth place (2): 2001, 2008
  • Fifth place (2): 2008, 2010
  • Runner-up (1): 2007
  • Third place (1): 2002
  • Winner (1): 1997
  • Runner-up (1): 2007

References

  1. "Federaciones" (in Spanish). Real Federacion Española de Balonmano. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  2. "Yearbook of Sports Statistics 2019" (PDF). www.culturaydeporte.gob.es. Ministry of Culture and Sport. May 2019. pp. 112 and 122.
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