WHAT IS THE HANDBALL?Its a sport played between two teams of sevencomponents where there are six players and a goalkeeper. It is very popular, especially in Europe, Germany, Spain, France... Handball is for man and for women.
How to play this sportThe objective of the game is to score more goalsthan the opponent in the opposing goal. To get agoal, players must throw the ball from outsidethe area of 6 m jumping, also from outside.The ball must completely cross the goal line to bevalid.The ball can be played with any part of the body fromthe thigh upwards, with the exception of thegoalkeeper,You can also use your legs and feet to defend yourgoal, provided it is within its own area.Outside the area, the goalkeeper isa player more subject to the rules of the game.A team can freely change their playersat all times, without limit, with the only conditionthere are always only seven players in thefield, to make a player enter in theplaying field, it is necessary to first exit the otherand such a change is made by the zoneregulatory. Otherwise, the referee punishes the lackand excludes the player who has come beforetime, or in an improper place, for 2 minutes.
WHERE IS HANDBALL PLAYED?In closed pavilions of 40 meters of long by 20 of width with 2 arches, lines of 6 meters of areas marked, half court, point of 7 metres for penalties and line 9 meters for shots free.
Spanish handball men at the Olympic games.The greatest success in the history of the Spanish national team, is to have been proclaimed World Champion at the 2005 World Cup held in Tunisia. In the past 20 years, has also won three bronze medals at Olympic Games (Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Beijing 2008), three medals of silver and one bronze in the European Championships, a gold at the Mediterranean Games and the last achieved so far metal, bronze medal at the 2011 World Cup. ﾺ
Spanish handball women at the Olympic games.The greatest achievements of the Spanish national team, have been the runners-up of Europe in the European 2008 held in Macedonia, the bronze medal at the 2011 World Cup held in Brazil and the historic bronze medal in the Olympic Games of London 2012.
The most goal scorer of the Spanish teams are:Juanín García(816) Cristina Gómez (897)