Gergő Iváncsik

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The native form of this personal name is Iváncsik Gergő. This article uses the Western name order.
Gergő Iváncsik
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Personal information
Born (1981-11-30) 30 November 1981 (age 33)
Győr, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Height 1.90 metres (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 87 kilograms (192 lb)
Playing position Left wing
Nickname Geri
Club information
Current club MKB Veszprém KC
Number 4
Youth clubs
0000–1998 Győri ETO FKC
Senior clubs
1998–2000
2000–
Győri ETO FKC
MKB Veszprém KC
National team
2000– Hungary 231 (619)[1]

Gergő Iváncsik (born 30 November 1981)[2] is a Hungarian handballer who plays for MKB Veszprém KC and the Hungarian national team.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

He started to play handball at the age of nine in the elementary school and later became a member of the Győri ETO FKC youth team. He made her senior debut for the Győr-based club in 1998.

The talented left winger caught the eyes of Hungarian top club MKB Veszprém KC shortly, and he was signed by the record champions in 2000. Since then, Iváncsik won a number of various medals and trophies both on domestic and continental level, including the EHF Cup Winners' Cup title in 2008.

International[edit]

He has won gold medal on the Youth European Championship in 1999 and led the Hungarian national team to fourth place on the Junior World Championship in 2001. He made his full international debut against Austria on 26 October 2000. His first major tournament was the 2003 World Championship. He participated on further three World Championships (2007, 2009, 2011)[3] and was present on five European Championships (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012). He was also member of the Hungarian team, which finished fourth at the 2004 Olympic Games and 2012 Olympic Games.[4][5]

Personal[edit]

His father, Mihály Iváncsik is a former handball player, who has won the IHF Cup in 1986 and received silver medal on the World Cup in the same year.[6]

He has two younger brothers, Tamás Iváncsik and Ádám Iváncsik. Both of them are professional handball players and Hungarian internationals.

He is married. His wife, Vera gave birth to a boy, Máté, on 3 February 2009, soon after Iváncsik returned from the World Championship.[7]

Achievements[edit]

  • Nemzeti Bajnokság I:
    • Winner: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    • Silver Medalist: 2007
  • Magyar Kupa:
    • Winner: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    • Silver Medalist: 2006, 2008

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "XI European Championship 2014. Team Roster, Hungary". EHF. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gergő Iváncsik Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Magyarok a férfi világbajnokságokon, érmesek" (in Hungarian). Nemzeti Sport Online. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gergely Iváncsik". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 January 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/handball/handball-m
  6. ^ "Többgenerációs kézilabdacsalád" (in Hungarian). Origo.hu. 24 December 2008. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Megszületett Iváncsik Máté!" (in Hungarian). Vehir.hu. 4 February 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 

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