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 flagSpain
SportHandball
Other Sports
Official websitewww.rfebm.com
HISTORY
Year of formation1 September 1941; 80 years ago (1941-09-01)
AFFILIATIONS
International federationInternational Handball Federation (IHF)
IHF member since1948; 73 years ago (1948)
Continental associationEuropean Handball Federation
National Olympic CommitteeSpanish Olympic Committee
Other affiliation(s)
GOVERNING BODY
PresidentDr. Francisco Vidal Blázquez García Spain
HEADQUARTERS
Address
CountrySpain
Secretary GeneralMr. Manolo Ma Meléndez-Falkowski Spain
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 men's 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]

HonoursEdit

National teamEdit

MenEdit

WomenEdit

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

National youth teamsEdit

MenEdit

  • 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

WomenEdit

  • 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

PresidentsEdit

Presidents[3]
S. No. President Tenure start
1 Emilio Suárez Marcelo 1 January 1941
2 Emilio García Martín 1 January 1954
3 José Ángel Castro Fariñas 1 January 1956
4 Carlos Albert Aceituno 20 November 1962
5 Alberto San Román y de La Fuente 24 September 1965
6 Félix Sánchez-Laulhe 24 December 1972
7 Roberto Tendero Llofriu 1 December 1981
8 Javier Loinaz Dolhagaray (interim) 26 December 1989
9 Jesús López Ricondo 1 April 1990
10 Domingo Bárcenas 26 December 1992
11 Jesús López Ricondo (2) 1 November 1996
12 Juan de Dios Román 17 December 2008
13 Francisco V. Blázquez García 26 April 2013

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  3. ^ "Blázquez ya es oficialmente presidente de la Federación Española de Balonmano". lasprovincias.es (in Spanish). 26 April 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2020.

External linksEdit