Australia national handball team

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Australia
Information
AssociationAustralian Handball Federation
CoachAnte Jeličić
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 2000)
Best result12th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances7 (First in 1999)
Best result21st (2003)
Oceania Nations Cup
Appearances9 (First in 2004)
Best result1st (8 times)
Last updated on 26 January 2018.

The Australia national handball team is the national handball team of Australia, representing the country in international matches. Handball Australia is the national governing body for the Olympic Sport of Handball and for the sport of Beach Handball.[1] Australia has consistently won the Oceania championships in both men's and women's division. In 2014 the International Handball Federation (IHF) decided to exclude Australia from the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship.[2]

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position
Sydney 2000 12th
Total 1/12

World Championship[edit]

Year Position
Egypt 1999 24th
Portugal 2003 21st
Tunisia 2005 24th
Germany 2007 24th
Croatia 2009 24th
Sweden 2011 24th
Spain 2013 24th
Total 7/24

Oceania Nations Cup[edit]

Year Position
Australia 1994 1st
Australia 1996 1st
Australia 2002 1st
Australia 2004 1st
Australia 2006 1st
New Zealand 2008 2nd
New Zealand 2010 1st
Australia 2012 1st
New Zealand 2014 1st
Total 9/9

Asian Championship[edit]

Year Position
Suwon 2018 11th
Total 1/1

Pacific Cup[edit]

Year Position
Sydney 2004 1st
Sydney 2006 1st
Total 2/2

IHF Emerging Nations Championship[edit]

Year Position
Kosovo 2015 12th
Total 1/2

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2018 Asian Men's Handball Championship.

Head coach: AJ Beleca

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
2 P Karl Warrener 1.93 m 5 13 Australia UTS-UC Hawks
4 RW Jarrod Borland 5 3 Australia UQ HC
5 P Tommy Fletcher (1990-03-18)18 March 1990 (aged 24) 1.86 m 22 86 Sweden Skogås HK
6 P Ioannis Niarhakos 8 20 United States DC Diplomats Team Handball
7 RB Tim Anderson 25 70 Germany HRW Laupheim e.V.
8 LB Caleb Gahan (1989-08-02)2 August 1989 (aged 25) 1.90 m 28 74 Slovenia RD Slovan
9 RB Martin Najdovski (1990-05-22)22 May 1990 (aged 24) 1.85 m 0 0 Sweden Trelleborgs HB
10 RW Tomas Atchison 5 1 Australia UQ HC
12 GK Kristofer Karlsson (1992-10-26)26 October 1992 (aged 22) 1.87 m 21 0 Sweden AIK Handboll
11 LW/LB James Korthal 5 0 Australia UQ HC
13 CB Scott Marshall 0 0 Australia Brisbane Wolves
21 GK Thomas Gertsch 0 Australia St Kilda HC
25 RB/RW Sebastien Traverso 2 7 Australia Sydney University
19 LW Lucas Peder Krogh Bastin 1.80 m 5 15 Denmark Holte IF
22 LB/P Jarrod Stafford 0 0 Australia St Kilda HC
77 LB/P Tomasz Piotr Szklarski 12 84 Australia Sydney University

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AHF - Beach Handball". Australian Handball Federation. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. ^ "IHF grants Germany wild card to enter World Championship 2015". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 22 November 2014.

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