Johannes Bitter

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Johannes Bitter
Johannes Bitter ingame 1 DKB Handball Bundesliga HSG Wetzlar vs HSV Hamburg 2014-02 08.jpg
Johannes Bitter in 2014.
Medal record
Representing  Germany
Men's Handball
World championship
Gold medal – first place 2007 Germany Team Competition

Johannes Bitter (born September 2, 1982 in Oldenburg) is a German team handball goalkeeper playing for HSV Hamburg and the German national team.

Club career[edit]

Bitter startet his senior career with SG VTB Altjührden in 1999, before moving to Wilhelmshavener HV three years later. After only one season in Wilhelmshaven, he signed with SC Magdeburg in 2003, with whom he won the EHF Cup. Following that success, Bitter eventually moved to HSV Hamburg in the summer of 2007.

International career[edit]

Bitter made his debut for the German national team on 4 January 2002 in Balingen against Switzerland. He is World champion from 2007 with Germany. He participated on the German team that finished 4th at the 2008 European Men's Handball Championship.[1] Bitter represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.[2]


  1. ^ "Germany" Archived 2008-02-05 at the Wayback Machine. – European Handbal Federation (2008) (Retrieved on February 5, 2008)
  2. ^ Staff (2008-07-04), Team Hamburg - Athleten (in German), Team Hamburg of the Hamburg Sport Federation and the Olympic point Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein, archived from the original on 2008-08-16, retrieved 2008-08-17