Gergő Iváncsik

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The native form of this personal name is Iváncsik Gergő. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Gergő Iváncsik
Gergő Iváncsik 2013.jpg
Personal information
Born (1981-11-30) 30 November 1981 (age 35)
Győr, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Height 1.90 metres (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club Telekom Veszprém
Number 4
Youth clubs
0000–1998 Hungary Győri ETO FKC
Senior clubs
1998–2000
2000–
Hungary Győri ETO FKC
Hungary Telekom Veszprém
National team
2000– Hungary 263 (690)

Gergő Iváncsik (born 30 November 1981) is a Hungarian handballer who plays for Telekom Veszprém and for the Hungarian national team.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

He started to play handball at the age of nine in the elementary school and later became a member of the Győri ETO FKC youth team. He made her senior debut for the Győr-based club in 1998.

The talented left winger quickly caught the eyes of Hungarian top club MKB Veszprém KC, and he was signed by the champions in 2000. Since then, Iváncsik won a number of various medals and trophies both on domestic and continental level, including the EHF Cup Winners' Cup title in 2008.

International[edit]

He won a gold medal at the European Youth Championship in 1999 and led the Hungarian national team to fourth place at the Junior World Championships in 2001. He made his full international debut against Austria on 26 October 2000. His first major tournament was the 2003 World Championship. He participated at further three World Championships (2007, 2009, 2011)[1] and was present at five European Championships (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012). He was also member of the Hungarian team that finished fourth at the 2004 Olympic Games and 2012 Olympic Games.[2][3]

Personal[edit]

His father, Mihály Iváncsik is a former handball player, who has won the IHF Cup in 1986 and received silver medal on the World Cup in the same year.[4]

He has two younger brothers, Tamás Iváncsik and Ádám Iváncsik. Both of them are professional handball players and Hungarian internationals.

He is married. His wife, Vera gave birth to a boy, Máté, on 3 February 2009, soon after Iváncsik returned from the World Championship.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magyarok a férfi világbajnokságokon, érmesek" (in Hungarian). Nemzeti Sport Online. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gergely Iváncsik". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/handball/handball-m
  4. ^ "Többgenerációs kézilabdacsalád" (in Hungarian). Origo.hu. 24 December 2008. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Megszületett Iváncsik Máté!" (in Hungarian). Vehir.hu. 4 February 2009. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 

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