Henrik Toft Hansen

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Henrik Toft Hansen
Henrik Toft Hansen 1 DKB Handball Bundesliga HSG Wetzlar vs HSV Hamburg 2014-02 08.jpg
Toft Hansen with HSV in 2014
Personal information
Born (1986-12-18) 18 December 1986 (age 30)
Skive, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Playing position Pivot
Club information
Current club SG Flensburg-Handewitt
Number 23
Youth clubs
HRH 74 Roslev
Mors-Thy Håndbold
Senior clubs
Mors-Thy Håndbold
AaB Håndbold
AG København
HSV Hamburg
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
National team
2008– Denmark 99 (186)

Henrik Toft Hansen (born 18 December 1986) is a Danish professional handballer for SG Flensburg-Handewitt and the Danish national team.[1]

He has previously played for HSV Hamburg. He is the younger brother of THW Kiel player and fellow Danish international Rene Toft Hansen. He has two younger siblings, Allan Toft Hansen of Mors-Thy Håndbold and Majbritt Toft Hansen of SK Aarhus who also plays the pivot position.[2]

Club career[edit]

Before transferring to Germany, he has played for Danish league sides HF Mors, AaB Håndbold, AG København and Bjerringbro-Silkeborg. In 2013 he won the EHF Champions League with Hamburg.

International career[edit]

In 2008 Hansen's performances for AaB Håndbold earned him his first call-up for the Danish national team. He was a part of the team when it won the 2012 European Championship in Serbia, defeating the host nation in the final by 21–19.

Personal life[edit]

Henrik Toft Hansen is in a relationship with Swedish handballer Ulrika Ågren. They became parents to a boy, Oliver, in November 2015.