Slovenia national handball team

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Slovenia
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Information
Nickname Kavčarji
Association Handball Federation
of Slovenia
Coach Boris Denić
Most caps Beno Lapajne (212)[1]
Most goals Aleš Pajovič (697)[1]
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 2 (first in 2000)
Best result 8th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances 6 (first in 1995)
Best result 4th (2013)
European Championship
Appearances 9 (first in 1994)
Best result 2nd (2004)
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Slovenia national handball team
Medal record
European Championship
Silver 2004 Slovenia Team

The Slovenia national handball team represents Slovenia in international handball matches. Their biggest success is the silver medal from the 2004 European Men's Handball Championship and the fourth place at the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Spain 1992 Did not enter
United States 1996 Did not qualify
Australia 2000 7th/8th place 8th 8 2 1 5 214 223
Greece 2004 11th/12th place 11th 6 2 0 4 160 173
China 2008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012
Brazil 2016 To be determined
Japan 2020
Total 2/5 0 Titles 14 4 1 9 374 396

World Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Sweden 1993 Did not participate
Iceland 1995 Preliminary round 18th 5 1 0 4 131 126
Japan 1997 Did not qualify
Egypt 1999
France 2001 Preliminary round 17th 5 2 0 3 145 137
Portugal 2003 Second round 11th 7 3 0 4 191 196
Tunisia 2005 11th/12th place 12th 9 4 2 3 273 250
Germany 2007 9th/10th place 10th 8 3 0 5 241 243
Croatia 2009 Did not qualify
Sweden 2011
Spain 2013 Semifinals 4th 9 7 0 2 258 240
Qatar 2015 7th/8th place 8th 9 4 0 5 263 271
France 2017 To be determined
Denmark Germany 2019
Total 7/11 0 Titles 52 24 2 26 1502 1463

European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Portugal 1994 9th/10th place 10th 6 1 1 4 112 139
Spain 1996 11th/12th place 11th 6 1 0 5 120 139
Italy 1998 Did not qualify
Croatia 2000 5th/6th place 5th 6 3 0 3 154 155
Sweden 2002 11th/12th place 12th 7 0 2 5 181 215
Slovenia 2004 Runners-up 2nd 8 5 1 2 230 218
Switzerland 2006 Main round 8th 6 3 0 3 191 194
Norway 2008 Main round 10th 6 3 0 3 172 180
Austria 2010 Main round 11th 6 1 2 3 186 203
Serbia 2012 5th/6th place 6th 7 2 0 5 207 212
Denmark 2014 Did not qualify
Poland 2016 To be determined
Croatia 2018
Austria Sweden Norway 2020
Total 9/11 0 Titles 58 19 6 33 1553 1655

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship.[2]

Head coach: Boris Denič

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
7 RW Vid Kavtičnik (1984-05-24) 24 May 1984 (age 30) 1.91 m 134 399 France Montpellier
9 RB Jure Natek (1982-03-30) 30 March 1982 (age 32) 1.93 m 138 353 Germany SC Magdeburg
10 LB Klemen Cehte (1986-05-10) 10 May 1986 (age 28) 1.96 m 25 57 France Pays d'Aix UCH
11 RB Jure Dolenec (1988-12-06) 6 December 1988 (age 26) 1.90 m 66 259 France Montpellier
12 GK Gorazd Škof (1977-07-11) 11 July 1977 (age 37) 1.88 m 155 0 France Nantes
13 LW David Špiler (1983-01-02) 2 January 1983 (age 32) 1.90 m 120 278 Belarus Meshkov Brest
14 CB Sebastian Skube (1987-04-03) 3 April 1987 (age 27) 1.89 m 95 220 Denmark Bjerringbro-Silkeborg
16 GK Primož Prošt (1983-07-14) 14 July 1983 (age 31) 1.86 m 68 0 Germany Frisch Auf Göppingen
19 P Miha Žvižej (1987-11-06) 6 November 1987 (age 27) 1.93 m 79 185 France Fenix Toulouse
20 LW Luka Žvižej (1980-12-09) 9 December 1980 (age 34) 1.85 m 191 637 Slovenia Celje
21 P Blaž Blagotinšek (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 21) 2.02 m 4 2 Slovenia Celje
22 P Matej Gaber (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 23) 1.98 m 52 55 France Montpellier
23 CB Uroš Zorman (c) (1980-01-09) 9 January 1980 (age 35) 1.90 m 190 467 Poland Vive Targi Kielce
25 CB Marko Bezjak (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 (age 28) 1.84 m 60 82 Germany SC Magdeburg
27 LB Miladin Kozlina (1983-02-11) 11 February 1983 (age 32) 1.98 m 105 235 Germany GWD Minden
30 RW Dragan Gajić (1984-07-21) 21 July 1984 (age 30) 1.88 m 130 512 France Montpellier
33 P Uroš Bundalo (1989-04-29) 29 April 1989 (age 25) 1.98 m 43 44 France Tremblay-en-France
44 CB Dean Bombač (1989-04-04) 4 April 1989 (age 25) 1.89 m 35 50 Hungary Pick Szeged

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