Alexander Petersson

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Alexander Petersson
Alexander Petersson 03.jpg
Personal information
Born (1980-07-02) 2 July 1980 (age 39)
Riga, Latvia SSR
Nationality Icelandic
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current club Rhein-Neckar Löwen
Number 32
Senior clubs
Years Team
0000–1998
Riga
1998–2003
Grótta/KR
2003–2005
HSG Düsseldorf
2005–2007
TV Großwallstadt
2007–2010
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
2010–2012
Füchse Berlin
2012–
Rhein-Neckar Löwen
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–present
Iceland 173 (694)

Alexander Petersson (born Aleksandrs Pētersons 2 July 1980) is an Icelandic handball player of Latvian and Baltic German origin, who currently plays for the Iceland national handball team and Rhein-Neckar Löwen.[1]

Alexander was voted the Icelandic Sportsperson of the Year in 2010 by the Icelandic Sport Press Association.

Early life[edit]

Alexander was born in Riga in Latvia SSR in 1980. He emigrated to Iceland at age of 18 in 1998 to play for Grótta/KR. In 2005, he played for the Iceland national handball team for the first time.[2]

Individual awards[edit]

  • All-Star Right back of the World Championship: 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Alexander Petersson". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 29 December 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2020.

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