Australia national handball team

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Handball Australia is the national governing body for the Olympic Sport of Handball and for the sport of Beach Handball. [1] Australia has consistently won the Oceania championships in both men's and women's division. In 2014 the International Handball Federation (IHF) decided to exclude Australia from the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship.[2]

Current men's squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship.

Head coach: Taip Ramadin 2013 World Championship campaign

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Ognjen Latinovic (1985-08-02)2 August 1985 (aged 27) 1.80 m 48 0 Univ of Queensland HC
3 LW Almir Pandzo (1992-09-02)2 September 1992 (aged 20) 1.90 m 1 0 RK Iskra Bugojno
4 RB Bevan Calvert (1986-04-04)4 April 1986 (aged 26) 1.77 m 45 130 TSV Altenholz
5 P Tommy Fletcher (1990-03-18)18 March 1990 (aged 22) 1.86 m 29 106 Neistin
6 P Callum Mouncey (1989-10-21)21 October 1989 (aged 23) 1.89 m 7 9 Canberra HC
7 RW Antonio Queiroz (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 32) 1.78 m 5 0 St. Kilda HC
9 RB Martin Najdovski (1990-05-22)22 May 1990 (aged 22) 1.85 m 7 6 Trelleborgs HB
10 LB/CB Caleb Gahan (1989-08-02)2 August 1989 (aged 23) 1.92 m 9 15 Logan Wizards HC
12 GK Kristofer Karlsson (1992-10-26)26 October 1992 (aged 20) 1.87 m 4 0 AIK Handboll
14 LW Mitchell Hedges (1991-02-14)14 February 1991 (aged 21) 1.76 m 19 23 Harbourside
15 RW Daniel Kelly (1988-05-07)7 May 1988 (aged 24) 1.76 m 34 65 KFUMs Boldklub
16 GK Boris Jovanović (1986-04-28)28 April 1986 (aged 26) 1.94 m 7 0 Ankenes HK
17 RB Tim Anderson (1991-08-17)17 August 1991 (aged 21) 1.92 m 9 7 Hills HC
18 P Jay Abiera (1989-05-11)11 May 1989 (aged 23) 1.88 m 4 2 St. Kilda HC
21 LB Ognjen Matic (1989-08-21)21 August 1989 (aged 23) 1.97 m 31 44 Univ. of Sydney
31 LB Nemanja Subotic (1983-04-05)5 April 1983 (aged 29) 1.94 m 34 57 RK BASK

World Championship record[edit]

Year Position
Egypt 1999 24th
Portugal 2003 21st
Tunisia 2005 24th
Germany 2007 24th
Croatia 2009 24th
Sweden 2011 24th
Spain 2013 24th
Total 7/24

Olympic reord[edit]

Year Position
Sydney 2000 12th
Total 1/12

Oceania Nations Cup record[edit]

Year Position
Australia 2004 1st
Australia 2006 1st
New Zealand 2008 2nd
New Zealand 2010 1st
Australia 2012 1st
New Zealand 2014 1st
Total 6/6

References[edit]

  1. ^ [Australia has national handball teams in the open division for both Men and Women and Junior divisions in both genders. Australia http://www.handballaustralia.org.au/Beach%20Handball%20Pages/beach_handball.html#2013WCTeams "AHF - Beach Handball"]. Australian Handball Federation. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "IHF grants Germany wild card to enter World Championship 2015". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 

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