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Miguel Ángel Cascallana

Full name: Miguel Ángel Cascallana Guerra
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: February 26, 1948 in Herrera de Pisuerga, Palencia, Spain
Died: January 25, 2015 in Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Affiliations: Marcol, Valencia (ESP)
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Handball

Biography

A left-winger, Miguel Ángel Cascallana played for the Calpisa side from Alicante that dominated Spanish domestic play from 1975-1978, winning four league titles and three Cup finals. Cascallana joined the team in late 1976, and still played for them when Calpisa won the European Cup Winners Cup of 1979/1980. Even before joining Calpisa, Cascallana had been selected for the national team, winning a total of 58 caps (scoring 41 goals). Among these was Spain's participation in the 1972 Olympics, when handball returned to the Olympics after a 36-year absence. The Spanish didn't fare particuarly well, placing 15th with just a single win.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 24 München Handball Men's Handball Spain ESP 15

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1972 Summer 24 München Handball Spain ESP Final Round Match 15/16 1 1972-09-09 ESP 23, TUN 20 1 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 24 München Handball Spain ESP Classification Round 13-16 Match #2 2 1972-09-07 USA 22, ESP 20 1 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 24 München Handball Spain ESP Group C Match #2 2 1972-08-30 FRG 13, ESP 10 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 24 München Handball Spain ESP Group C Match #3 2 1972-09-01 ROU 15, ESP 12 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 24 München Handball Spain ESP Group C Match #6 2 1972-09-03 NOR 19, ESP 17 1 0 0 0 0
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