Mediterranean dominance for Spain’s handball men team

The ICMG Secretary General at the National Olympic Committee of Cyprus
April 18, 2022
Between 200 and 240 Tunisian athletes at the Mediterranean Games Oran 2022
April 22, 2022

Spain’s men have won the 18th Men’s Mediterranean Handball Confederation (MHC) Championship in Turkey overcoming Egypt in a one-sided final at the Turkish Handball Federation Hall in Ankara.

The championship for the 2004/05-born generation featured nine teams from three continents, including host nation Turkey alongside Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Kuwait, Montenegro, Romania and Spain.

45 games took place, with the championship following Mediterranean Handball Confederation rules which follow the IHF Rules of the Game (Indoor Handball), but with some specific technical adaptations

Spain successfully defended their title, won in 2020 in Greece, the final was a one-sided event, with Spain taking a 10-goal lead from Egypt, into the final period to eventually win 40:29.

Croatia secured bronze with a 30:18 victory over neighbours Montenegro, while Romania finished fifth, defeating Greece 28:26. Hosts Turkey ended in eighth spot.