Serbia national handball team

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Serbia
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Nickname Орлови – Orlovi
(The Eagles)
Association Rukometni savez Srbije –
Serbian Handball Federation
(РCC/RSS)
Coach Dejan Perić
Assistant coach Saša Marković
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 2 (first in 2000)
Best result 4th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances 8 (first in 1997)
Best result 3rd 1999, 2001
European Championship
Appearances 8 (first in 1996)
Best result 2nd 2012
Last updated on Unknown.
Serbia national handball team
Medal record
Competitor for Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FR Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) / Serbia Serbia
World Championship
Bronze 1999 Egypt Team
Bronze 2001 France Team
European Championship
Silver 2012 Serbia Team
Bronze 1996 France Team
Mediterranean Games
Gold 2009 Pescara Team

The Serbia national handball team represents Serbia in international handball competitions. It is governed by the Serbian Handball Federation.

For the results before 1991 when Serbia was part of SFR Yugoslavia, please see Yugoslavia national handball team.

Olympic Committee of Serbia declared men's national handball team for the best male team of the year 1999.[1]

History[edit]

2012 European Championship[edit]

The 2012 European Men's Handball Championship was held in Serbia from 15–29 January 2012, in the cities of Belgrade, Niš, Novi Sad and Vršac and is the tenth edition of the tournament. Germany and France were the other applicants for the championship.

At the 2012 European Championship in their home country, where they were pitted in Group A against Denmark, Poland and Slovakia. They finished first in their group following victories against Denmark and Poland. In the main round the team faced Germany, Sweden and Macedonia.

The team advanced by defeating two of their three opponents. In the semifinals Croatia was defeated by 26–22.

They faced Denmark in the finals, after having already defeated them in the second match at the group stage. Denmark emerged as the champion.

Competitive record[edit]

The Serbian Handball Federation is deemed the direct successor to both FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro by EHF.

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

Olympic Games[edit]

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
Spain 1992 Barcelona Suspended
United States 1996 Atlanta Did not qualify
Australia 2000 Sydney Fourth place 4th of 12 8 4 0 4 204 203 +1
Greece 2004 Athens Did Not Qualify
China 2008 Beijing
United Kingdom 2012 London Group stage 9th of 12 5 1 0 4 120 131 −11
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Qualification in progress
Total 2/6 - 13 5 0 8 324 334 −10

World Championship record[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Sweden 1993 Sweden Suspended
Iceland 1995 Iceland
Japan 1997 Japan Round of 16 9 6 4 0 2 162 148
Egypt 1999 Egypt Third place 3 Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 9 6 1 2 257 221
France 2001 France Third place 3 Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 9 7 0 2 254 182
Portugal 2003 Portugal 7th/8th place 8 9 5 1 3 263 228
Tunisia 2005 Tunisia 5th/6th place 5 9 5 2 2 253 221
Germany 2007 Germany Did not qualify
Croatia 2009 Croatia 7th/8th place 8 9 4 1 4 280 281
Sweden 2011 Sweden 9th/10th place 10 9 3 1 5 246 251
Spain 2013 Spain Round of 16 10 6 3 0 3 170 159
Qatar 2015 Qatar Did not qualify
Total 8/12 - 66 37 6 23 1885 1691

European Championship record[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Portugal 1994 Portugal Suspended
Spain 1996 Spain Third place 3 Bronze medal europe.svg 7 5 1 1 166 162
Italy 1998 Italy 5th/6th Place 5 6 4 0 2 159 145
Croatia 2000 Croatia Did not qualify
Sweden 2002 Sweden 9th/10th Place 10 6 2 1 3 160 161
Slovenia 2004 Slovenia 7h/8th Place 8 7 3 1 3 206 199
Switzerland 2006 Switzerland Main round 9 6 2 0 4 161 177
Norway 2008 Norway Did not qualify
Austria 2010 Austria Preliminary round 13 3 0 1 2 83 94
Serbia 2012 Serbia Runner-up 2 Silver medal europe.svg 8 4 2 2 176 168
Denmark 2014 Denmark Preliminary round 13 3 1 0 2 73 77
Poland 2016 Poland Qualification in progress
Total 8/11 - 46 21 6 19 1184 1183
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Current roster[edit]

The roster for the 2014 European Men's Handball Championship.

Head coach: Vladan Matić

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Slaviša Đukanović (1979-05-03)3 May 1979 (aged 34) 1.90 m 8 0 France Saint-Raphaël Handball
6 RB Marko Vujin (1984-12-07)7 December 1984 (aged 29) 1.96 m 104 428 Germany THW Kiel
7 LW Ivan Nikčević (1981-02-11)11 February 1981 (aged 32) 1.81 m 118 434 Poland Wisła Płock
9 CB Nikola Manojlović (1981-12-01)1 December 1981 (aged 32) 1.95 m 43 40 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
11 P Alem Toskić (1982-02-12)12 February 1982 (aged 31) 1.90 m 144 298 Republic of Macedonia RK Vardar
12 GK Darko Stanić (1978-10-08)8 October 1978 (aged 35) 1.92 m 97 0 Germany SG BBM Bietigheim
13 LB Momir Ilić (1981-12-22)22 December 1981 (aged 32) 2.00 m 125 456 Hungary MKB Veszprém KC
14 RW Bogdan Radivojević (1993-03-02)2 March 1993 (aged 20) 1.86 m 12 17 Germany Flensburg-Handewitt
16 GK Strahinja Milić (1990-12-20)20 December 1990 (aged 23) 1.98 m 22 0 Republic of Macedonia RK Vardar
17 RW Rajko Prodanović (1986-04-24)24 April 1986 (aged 27) 1.86 m 111 265 Germany Rhein Neckar Löwen
18 P Rastko Stojković (1981-07-12)12 July 1981 (aged 32) 1.91 m 65 138 Serbia RK Crvena zvezda
19 LW Nemanja Ilić (1990-05-11)11 May 1990 (aged 23) 1.77 m 16 15 France Toulouse Handball
20 LB Momir Rnić (1987-11-01)1 November 1987 (aged 26) 1.97 m 68 110 Germany Frisch Auf Göppingen
24 CB Uroš Mitrović (1984-01-24)24 January 1984 (aged 29) 1.91 m 30 37 Switzerland BSV Bern Muri
25 RB Nemanja Zelenović (1990-02-27)27 February 1990 (aged 23) 1.94 m 19 35 Slovenia RK Celje
30 LB Draško Nenadić (1990-02-15)15 February 1990 (aged 23) 2.02 m 13 14 Germany Flensburg-Handewitt
31 CB Petar Nenadić (1986-06-28)28 June 1986 (aged 27) 1.98 m 60 134 Poland Wisła Płock

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