Igor Vori

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Igor Vori
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Vori with HSV Hamburg in 2012
Personal information
Born (1980-09-20) 20 September 1980 (age 36)
Zagreb, Croatia
Nationality Croatian
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 114 kilograms (251 lb)
Playing position Pivot
Club information
Current club RK Zagreb
Number 10
Senior clubs
1997–2001
2001–2002
2002–2003
2003–2005
2005–2007
2007–2009
2009–2013
2013–2016
2016–present
RK Zagreb
Alpi Pallamano Prato
Pallamano Conversano
RK Zagreb
FC Barcelona
RK Zagreb
HSV Hamburg
PSG Handball
RK Zagreb
National team
2003–2015
2017-present
Croatia 223 (562)[1]

Igor Vori (born 20 September 1980) is a Croatian handball player.

Having appeared at three Olympics, he has a gold medal (2004) and a bronze medal (2012).[2]

Club career[edit]

Igor Vori plays in RK Zagreb from Zagreb and has also played for FC Barcelona Handbol and PSG. He won the EHF Champions League with HSV Hamburg during the 2012–13 season. He was shortlisted in the IHF's election of the 2009 World Handball Player of the Year.

International career[edit]

He is World champion from 2003 with the Croatian national team,[3] and Olympic champion from 2004.[4] 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.

Honours[edit]

Zagreb
Prato
  • Serie A Runner-up (1): 2001-02
Conversano
  • Serie A Winner (1): 2002-03
  • Italian Cup Winner (1): 2003
Barcelona
HSV
PSG
Individual

Orders[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Petar Metličić
6
Captain of Croatia Croatia
2009-2015
Succeeded by
Marko Kopljar
8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Igot Vori at sports-reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Croatia" Archived 2008-02-05 at the Wayback Machine. – European Handball Federation (2008) (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  4. ^ Profile: "Igor Vori" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  5. ^ "Igor Vori biography". hoo.hr (in Croatian).