Igor Vori

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Igor Vori
Igor Vori 03.jpg
Vori with HSV Hamburg in 2009
Personal information
Born (1980-09-20) 20 September 1980 (age 34)
Zagreb, Croatia
Nationality Croatian
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 114 kilograms (251 lb)
Playing position Pivot
Club information
Current club Paris Handball
Number 10
National team
  Croatia 223 (562)[1]

Igor Vori (born 20 September 1980) is a Croatian handball player. He is World champion from 2003 with the Croatian national team,[2] and Olympic champion from 2004.[3] He received a silver medal at the 2005 World championship, and a silver medal at the 2008 European championship, where he also was voted Best defensive player. At the 2009 World Championships, Vori was part of the silver medal winning team, as well as being voted 'Player of the Tournament', but was given a red card during the final match after pretending to throw the ball at a referee's face. He was shortlisted in the IHF's election of the 2009 World Handball Player of the Year.

Having appeared at three Olympics, he has a gold medal (2004) and a bronze medal (2012).[4]

Club play[edit]

Igor Vori plays in France for PSG from Paris, and has also played for FC Barcelona Handbol and RK Zagreb. He won the EHF Champions League with HSV Hamburg during the 2012–13 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Croatia"European Handball Federation (2008) (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  3. ^ Profile: "Igor Vori" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  4. ^ "Igot Vori at sports-reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015.