German Handball Association

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German Handball Association
German: Deutscher Handballbund

DHB
DHB Logo.svg
IOC nation Federal Republic of Germany (GER)
National flag Germany
Sport Handball
Other Sports
Official website www.dhb.de
HISTORY
Year of formation 1 October 1949; 68 years ago (1949-10-01)
DEMOGRAPHICS
Number of Handball clubs 4,356 (as of 2016)
Membership size 756,987 (as of 2016)
AFFLIATIONS
International federation International Handball Federation (IHF)
IHF member since 1950; 68 years ago (1950)
Continental association European Handball Federation
National Olympic Committee Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund
GOVERNING BODY
President Andreas Michelmann Germany
HEADQUARTERS
Address
Country Germany
Secretary General Mark Schober Germany
FINANCE
Sponsors Kempa
Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse
Nigrin (de)
Deutsche Kreditbank
Prowin
Bosch Car Service
Lidl
Gerflor

The German Handball Association (German: Deutscher Handballbund) (DHB) is the national Handball association of Germany. DHB organizes team handball within Germany and represents German handball internationally. The association has been a member of the International Handball Federation (IHF) since 1950, and also of the European Handball Federation (EHF) since 1991 just after the unification of the country. The DHB headquarters are in Dortmund.

Presidents[edit]

Period Head President
1949–1955 Germany Willi Daume
1955–1966 Germany Ernst Feick
1966–1972 Germany Otto Seeber
1972–1989 Germany Bernhard Thiele
1989–1993 Germany Hans-Jürgen Hinrichs
1993–1998 Germany Bernd Steinhauser
1998–2013 Germany Ulrich Strombach
2013– Germany Bernhard Bauer

Competitions[edit]

Men's Senior Competitions[edit]

Women's Senior Competitions[edit]

External links[edit]