HSV Hamburg

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HSV Hamburg
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Full name Handball Sport Verein Hamburg e.V.
Short name HSV
Founded 1999
Arena O² World
Sporthalle Hamburg
Capacity 13.800 (O² World)
3.926 (Sporthalle)
President Martin Schwalb
Head coach Martin Schwalb
League Handball-Bundesliga
2013–14 4th
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Official site

HSV Hamburg is a handball club from Germany, located in Hamburg. Currently, HSV Hamburg competes in the Bundesliga First Division. The full name in German is Handball Sport Verein Hamburg e.V. but the club is usually called HSV Handball, HSV Hamburg or just HSV.

HSV Hamburg is the former handball category of VfL Bad Schwartau and the HSV Lübeck, connected in 1999. In 2002 they were relocated to Hamburg in order to grow and renamed. After the relocation they had financial troubles and almost lost licence for the German First League of Handball.[1] With the investment of the new president Andreas Rudolph in 2005, the club was able to focus again on the gaming operation.
The HSV Hamburg is not a division of Hamburger Sportverein, they only have the rights to use their logo and their abbreviation for publicity purposes. From 2008 on their junior and minor teams are playing under the name of SG HSV Handball.


2012/2013 squad[edit]

No. Name Position Date of birth Nationality
1 Johannes Bitter Goalkeeper 02. September 1982 Germany
12 Max-Henri Herrmann Goalkeeper 24. February 1994 Germany/France
17 Enid Tahirović Goalkeeper 22. July 1972 Bosnia and Herzegovina
77 Dan Beutler Goalkeeper 07. October 1977 Sweden
2 Michael Kraus Middle back 28. September 1983 Germany
3 Stefan Schröder Right Wing 17. July 1981 Germany
4 Domagoj Duvnjak Center Back/LeftBack 01. June 1988 Croatia
5 Torsten Jansen Left Wing 23. December 1976 Germany
6 Blaženko Lacković Left Back 25. December 1980 Croatia
7 Matthias Flohr Left Wing/Pivot 29. March 1982 Germany
18 Hans Lindberg Right Wing 01. August 1981 Denmark
20 Robert Schulze Left Wing 16. June 1991 Germany
21 Andreas Nilsson Pivot 12. April 1990 Sweden
22 Marcin Lijewski Right Back 21. September 1977 Poland
23 Pascal Hens Left Back 26. March 1980 Germany
27 Marcel Schliedermann Center Back 02. January 1991 Germany
66 Oscar Carlén Right back 11. May 1988 Sweden
TBA Alexandru Șimicu Left back 08. October 1988 Romania

Notable Former Players[edit]


  • National Supercup of Germany: 4
    • 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010


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