South American Games Handball: Results and Live Streaming

The South American Games Handball competition ends today and Colombian TV is scheduled to broadcast the final 2 games on the internet. At 1500 GMT (or 1100 U.S. East Coast) Colombian plays Chile. A Chile victory will directly qualify that country for the 2011 PANAM Games. A Chile loss will directly qualify Uruguay. At 1700 GMT (or 1300 U.S. East Coast) Argentina plays Brazil. Both teams are undefeated in this round robin competition and the winner will take first place.

The Women’s competition has already been completed and Argentina went undefeated in the round robin competition. Brazil’s only loss was a 22-19 defeat to Argentina. Uruguay secured third place and the direct ticket to the PANAM Games. Chile will play in the 2nd Chance tournament against the loser of USA v Canada and the 4th place finisher in the Central American and Caribbean games later this summer.

WOMEN (Final rankings)
Gold: ARG
Silver: BRA
Bronze: URU
4th: CHI (qualify for requalification competition)
5th: PAR
6th: COL

The South American Games is the first step in the long road to the 2012 Olympics in London for Pan American nations. For details on the Olympic qualification process check the links on the right hand side of the page.

Official Results: (click on balonman and dates of competition for results and PDFs of match score sheets)
Mexico Forum: (More stories and link to videos)