Road to Egypt 2021: Uruguay reached the 27th Men’s Handball World Championship after finishing in third place at the 2020 Men’s South and Central American Championship.

History: Uruguay will record their first World Championship appearance at Egypt 2021.

Coach: Jorge Botejara

Squad List: TBD

Nickname: La Celeste

Uruguay are one of the newcomers for Egypt 2021 (along with African teams Cape Verde and D.R. Congo) as this is the first time Uruguay have qualified for any edition.

They have made 10 appearances in the Pan American Championship, starting in 1994. Their best result was finishing fourth in the 2012, 2014, and 2016 editions.

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