HSV Hamburg

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Not to be confused with Hamburger SV.
HSV Hamburg
Full name Handball Sport Verein Hamburg e.V.
Short name HSV
Founded 1999
Arena O² World
Sporthalle Hamburg
Capacity 13,800 (O² World)
3,926 (Sporthalle)
President Karl Gladeck
Head coach Michael Biegler
League Handball-Bundesliga
2014–15 9th
Club colours          
Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
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Official site
Old logo

HSV Hamburg is a handball club from Germany, located in Hamburg. Currently, HSV Hamburg competes in the 3. Liga Nord. The full name in German is Handball Sport Verein Hamburg e.V. but the club is usually called HSV Handball, HSV Hamburg or just HSV.

HSV Hamburg is the former handball category of VfL Bad Schwartau and the HSV Lübeck, connected in 1999. In 2002 they were relocated to Hamburg in order to grow and renamed. After the relocation they had financial troubles and almost lost licence for the German First League of Handball.[1] With the investment of the new president Andreas Rudolph in 2005, the club was able to focus again on the gaming operation.
The HSV Hamburg is not a division of Hamburger Sportverein, they only have the rights to use their logo and their abbreviation for publicity purposes. From 2008 on their junior and minor teams are playing under the name of SG HSV Handball.

On 20 January 2016, their license was removed due to violations. In 2016–17 they are not allowed to play in the first or second league.[2]



Staff for the 2015-16 season
Pos. Name
Head Coach Michael Biegler

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2015-16 season[3]

Notable former players[edit]



  1. ^ welt.de: HSV Handball: Strenge Auflagen dämpfen Freude, 27. May 2004 German
  2. ^ "Lizenzentzug für HSV Handball". dkb-handball-bundesliga.de. 20 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "The team 2015/2016" (in German). THW Kiel official website. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

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