Domagoj Duvnjak

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Domagoj Duvnjak
Domagoj Duvnjak 1 DKB Handball Bundesliga HSG Wetzlar vs HSV Hamburg 2014-02 08.jpg
Duvnjak with HSV in 2014
Personal information
Born (1988-06-01) 1 June 1988 (age 27)
Đakovo, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 1.97 metres (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 99 kilograms (218 lb)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club THW Kiel
Number 4
Senior clubs
2004–2006
2006–2009
2009–2014
2014–
RK Đakovo
RK Zagreb
HSV Hamburg
THW Kiel
National team
  Croatia 136 (435)[1]

Domagoj Duvnjak (born 1 June 1988) is a Croatian handball player who plays for THW Kiel. He became a member of the Croatia national handball team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. On 26 January 2014, he was named the IHF World Player 2013.[2]

In August 2009, Duvnjak signed a three-year contract with HSV Hamburg worth €2.25 million, including a transfer fee of €1.1 million, making him – at age 21 – the most expensive handball player in history of the sport.[3]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

RK Zagreb[edit]

HSV Hamburg[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Domagoj Duvnjak Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Handball player Domagoj Duvnjak to transfer to HSV". croatiantimes.com. August 25, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  4. ^ "Duvnjak awarded best Bundesliga player". eurohandball.com. June 4, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "World's best handball player 2013: Domagoj Duvnjak!". handball-planet.com. December 2, 2013. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
Awards
Preceded by
France Daniel Narcisse
IHF World Player of the Year
2013
Succeeded by
France Nikola Karabatić