Dominik Klein

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Dominik Klein
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Dominik Klein in 2018
Personal information
Full name Dominik Walter Roland Klein
Born (1983-12-16) 16 December 1983 (age 34)
Miltenberg, Germany
Nationality German
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club HBC Nantes
Number 9
Senior clubs
Years Team
1998–2002 TUSPO Obernburg
2002–2003 TV Großwallstadt
2003–2005 SG Wallau-Massenheim
2005–2006 TV Großwallstadt
2006–2016 THW Kiel
2016–2018 HBC Nantes
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2018 Germany 187 (370)

Dominik Walter Roland Klein (born 16 December 1983) is a German handball player for HBC Nantes.[1]

He is World champion from 2007 with the German national team. He participated on the German team that finished 4th at the 2008 European Men's Handball Championship.[2][3]

Club player[edit]

Klein played for the German club THW Kiel which won both the EHF Champions League and the EHF Men’s Champions Trophy in 2007, in addition to winning German championships.

On 22 March 2018, he announced his retirement for the end of the 2017–18 season.[4]


In 2009 he married his girlfriend Isabell, who is a handball player (Buxdehuder SV), too. They are the only family in Germany who has a handball player in both the men and the women national team.


  1. ^ EHF profile
  2. ^ "Germany" Archived February 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. – European Handball Federation (2008) (Retrieved on February 5, 2008)
  3. ^ "Dominik Klein Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Ex-Weltmeister Dominik Klein beendet seine Handball-Karriere". Retrieved 22 March 2018.