Anja Althaus

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Anja Althaus
Anja Althaus 01.jpg
Personal information
Born (1982-09-03) 3 September 1982 (age 34)
Magdeburg, Germany
Nationality German
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Pivot
Club information
Current club Republic of Macedonia ŽRK Vardar
Number 20
Youth clubs
1990–1998 Germany SC Magdeburg
Senior clubs
Germany HC Niederndodeleben
Germany DJK/MJC Trier
Denmark Viborg HK
Germany Thüringer HC
Republic of Macedonia ŽRK Vardar
National team
2002– Germany Germany 243 (527)[1]

Anja Althaus (born 3 September 1982) is a German handball player playing for ŽRK Vardar and the German national team.[2] She won the Champions League with Viborg in 2009.

Althaus made her debut on the German team in 2002.[2] She received a bronze medal at the 2007 World Championship. She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where Germany finished 11th.


Individual awards[edit]

  • Best Defensive Player of the European Championship: 2012[3]


  1. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Anja Althaus – Deutscher Handballbund" (in German). German Handball Federation. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  3. ^ "All Star Team announced". European Handball Federation. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.