Germany national handball team

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Association Deutscher Handballbund
Coach Dagur Sigurðsson
Most caps Frank-Michael Wahl (344)
Most goals Frank-Michael Wahl (1412)
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 10 (First in 1936)
Best result Winners (1936)
World Championship
Appearances 23 (First in 1938)
Best result Winners (1938, 1978, 2007)
European Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1994)
Best result Winners (2004, 2016)
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Germany national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Team
Silver medal – second place 1984 Los Angeles Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1938 Germany
Gold medal – first place 1978 Denmark
Gold medal – first place 2007 Germany
Silver medal – second place 1954 Sweden
Silver medal – second place 2003 Portugal
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Germany
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2004 Slovenia
Gold medal – first place 2016 Poland
Silver medal – second place 2002 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Italy
World Cup Field Handball
Gold medal – first place 1938 Germany
Gold medal – first place 1952 Switzerland
Gold medal – first place 1955 Germany
Gold medal – first place 1959 Austria
Gold medal – first place 1966 Austria
Silver medal – second place 1963 Switzerland

The Germany national handball team is the national handball team of Germany. Germany won the handball world championship in 1938, 1978 and in 2007.

Competitive record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Nazi Germany 1936 Champions 1 5 5 0 0 96 19
West Germany 1972 Main round 6 6 2 1 3 82 89
Canada 1976 Semifinals 4 6 4 0 2 115 97
Soviet Union 1980 Did not qualify
United States 1984 Runners-up 2 6 5 0 1 131 113
South Korea 1988 Did not qualify
Spain 1992 Preliminary round 10 6 1 1 4 116 123
United States 1996 Preliminary round 7 6 4 0 2 144 128
Australia 2000 Knockout stage 5 8 5 1 2 203 180
Greece 2004 Runners-up 2 8 5 0 3 216 181
China 2008 Preliminary round 9 5 2 1 2 126 130
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify
Brazil 2016 Qualified
Total 10/12 1 Title 56 33 4* 19 1229 1060
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

World Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Nazi Germany 1938 Champions 1 3 3 0 0 23 9
Sweden 1954 Runners-up 2 4 3 0 1 61 30
East Germany 1958 Third place 3 4 3 0 1 149 70
West Germany 1961 Fourth place 4 6 4 0 2 107 64
Czechoslovakia 1964 Fourth place 4 6 3 1 2 96 86
Sweden 1967 Quarter-finals 6 5 3 0 2 158 139
France 1970 Quarter-finals 5 6 5 0 1 88 81
East Germany 1974 Preliminary Round 9 6 4 0 2 126 100
Denmark 1978 Champions 1 6 4 2 0 105 86
West Germany 1982 Main Round 7 7 4 1 2 128 123
Switzerland 1986 Main Round 7 7 4 0 3 134 135
Czechoslovakia 1990 Did Not Qualify
Sweden 1993 Main Group 6 7 3 2 2 154 154
Iceland 1995 Semi-finals 4 9 7 0 2 221 184
Japan 1997 Did Not Qualify
Egypt 1999 Quarter-finals 5 9 8 0 1 244 182
France 2001 Quarter-finals 8 8 3 1 4 233 189
Portugal 2003 Runners-up 2 9 7 1 1 306 219
Tunisia 2005 Main Round 9 9 5 1 3 323 232
Germany 2007 Champions 1 10 9 0 1 304 260
Croatia 2009 Main Round 5 8 4 2 2 232 202
Sweden 2011 Main Round 11 7 5 0 4 268 246
Spain 2013 Quarterfinals 5 7 5 0 2 200 176
Qatar 2015 Quarterfinals 7 9 6 1 2 250 221
France 2017 Qualified
Total 23/25 3 Titles 137 93 10* 34 3410 2741
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Portugal 1994 9th/10th Place 9 6 2 1 3 135 131
Spain 1996 7th/8th Place 8 6 1 1 4 131 135
Italy 1998 Third place 3 Bronze medal europe.svg 7 5 0 2 177 159
Croatia 2000 9th/10th Place 9 6 1 2 3 129 136
Sweden 2002 Runners-up 2 Silver medal europe.svg 8 5 1 2 201 188
Slovenia 2004 Champion 1 Gold medal europe.svg 8 6 1 1 244 208
Switzerland 2006 5th/6th Place 5 7 5 1 1 223 193
Norway 2008 Fourth place 4 8 4 0 4 224 224
Austria 2010 Main round 10 6 1 2 3 157 165
Serbia 2012 Main round 7 6 2 1 3 156 156
Denmark 2014 Did Not Qualify
Poland 2016 Champion 1 Gold medal europe.svg 8 7 0 1 223 200
Total 11/13 2 titles 81 40 11* 30 2156 2051
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won.

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2016 summer olympics .[1]

Caps and goals correct as of 24 July 2016.

Head coach: Iceland Dagur Sigurðsson

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
12 GK Silvio Heinevetter (1984-10-21) 21 October 1984 (age 31) 1.94 m 140 1 Germany Füchse Berlin
33 GK Andreas Wolff (1991-03-03) 3 March 1991 (age 25) 1.98 m 32 1 Germany THW Kiel
3 LW Uwe Gensheimer (1986-10-26) 26 October 1986 (age 29) 1.88 m 121 528 France PSG Handball
6 LB Finn Lemke (1992-04-30) 30 April 1992 (age 24) 2.10 m 33 19 Germany SC Magdeburg
35 LB Julius Kühn (1993-04-01) 1 April 1993 (age 23) 1.98 m 13 49 Germany VfL Gummersbach
47 LB Christian Dissinger (1991-11-15) 15 November 1991 (age 24) 2.02 m 15 38 Germany THW Kiel
19 CB Martin Strobel (1986-06-05) 5 June 1986 (age 30) 1.89 m 127 149 Germany HBW Balingen-Weilstetten
42 CB Paul Drux (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 (age 21) 1.92 m 32 64 Germany Füchse Berlin
10 RB Fabian Wiede (1994-02-08) 8 February 1994 (age 22) 1.94 m 41 76 Germany Füchse Berlin
25 RB Kai Häfner (1989-07-10) 10 July 1989 (age 27) 1.92 m 31 62 Germany TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
9 RW Tobias Reichmann (1988-05-27) 27 May 1988 (age 28) 1.88 m 48 137 Poland Vive Targi Kielce
14 RW Patrick Groetzki (1989-07-04) 4 July 1989 (age 27) 1.89 m 98 273 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
7 P Patrick Wiencek (1989-03-22) 22 March 1989 (age 27) 2.01 m 84 190 Germany THW Kiel
13 P Hendrik Pekeler (1991-07-02) 2 July 1991 (age 25) 2.03 m 54 76 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
23 LB Steffen Fäth (1990-04-04) 4 April 1990 (age 26) 1.94 m 38 81 Germany Füchse Berlin

History of coaches[edit]

  • 1925–1933 – Carl Schelenz
  • 1934–1939 – Otto Günther Kaundinya
  • 1940–1945 – Carl Schelenz
  • 1946–1955 – Fritz Fromm
  • 1955–1972 – Werner Vick
  • 1972–1974 – Horst Käsler
  • 1974–1982 – Vlado Stenzel
  • 1982–1987 – Simon Schobel
  • 1987–1989 – Petre Ivănescu
  • 1989–1992 – Horst Bredemeier
  • 1992–1993 – Armin Emrich
  • 1993–1996 – Arno Ehret
  • 1997–2011 – Heiner Brand
  • 2011–2014 – Martin Heuberger
  • 2014–present – Dagur Sigurðsson

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

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