Grit Jurack

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Grit Jurack
Grit Jurack.jpg
Medal record
Representing  Germany
Women's handball
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2007 France Team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Germany Team

Grit Jurack (born 22 October 1977) is a former German handball player, who played on the German women's national handball team. She was Top Scorer in the 2007 World Women's Handball Championship and included on the All-Star Team.,[1] and also obtained bronze medal in the championship. She won the Champions League with Viborg HK in 2009 and was the top scorer of the tournament with 113 goals. She ended her handball career on 7 October 2012 due to a shoulder injury.[2]

European championships[edit]

At the 2004 European Women's Handball Championship Jurack was included in the All-star team, as best right back, when Germany finished 5th at the tournament. She represented Germany at the 2006 European Women's Handball Championship, where they finished 4th. She was also selected into the all-star-team at the 2008 European Women's Handball Championship, as best right back,[3] where Germany finished 4th.

National Team[edit]

Performance in Olympic Games[edit]

Performance in World Championship[edit]

  • 1997 : Third place (Bronze medal)
  • 1999 : 7th place
  • 2003 : 12th place
  • 2005 : 6th place
  • 2007 : Third place (Bronze medal)

Performance in European Championship[edit]


  1. ^ "All Star csapatban" – 2007 December 16 ((Hungarian)) (Retrieved on 19 December 2007)
  2. ^ "Grit Jurack bids Farewell/". European Handball Federation. 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "EURO 2008 All-Star Team". European Handball Federation. 14 December 2008. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-21. 
Preceded by
Hungary Tímea Tóth
EHF Champions League top scorer
Succeeded by
Romania Cristina Vărzaru