Lars Christiansen (handballer)
|Full name||Lars Roslyng Christiansen|
18 April 1972|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Left wing|
|National team 1|
1 National team caps and goals correct |
as of 30 January 2012
Lars Roslyng Christiansen (born April 18, 1972 in Sønderborg) is a former Danish team handball player. He is European Champion, winning the 2008 European Men's Handball Championship and 2012 European Men's Handball Championship with the Danish national handball team. He was top scorer at the 2008 championship together with Nikola Karabatic and Ivano Balić, and was also voted into the 2008 All-star team.
He played for the German club SG Flensburg-Handewitt, and was part of the team when the club won the German championship in 2004, and won the EHF Cup in 1997. In his 14 years with SG Flensburg-Handewitt he scored 3996 times, 1623 of these was scored from the 7 meter penalty spot.
Lars Christiansen's cousin Jan Paulsen has played together with Lars Christiansen for the Danish national handball team - as playmaker.
He has been married to former handballer, Christina Roslyng, who played at the Danish national handball team. Together, they have a son, Frederik. They split up in 2009, however, as of 2012, they are back together.
- EHF Champions League:
- Silver: 2004, 2007
- German Championship:
- Gold: 2004
- Gold: 2003, 2004, 2005
- EHF Cup:
- Gold: 1997
- EHF Cup Winner's Cup:
- Gold: 2001
- EHF City Cup:
- Gold: 1999
- Danish Championship:
- Gold: 1993, 1994
- German Bundesliga Topscorer: 2005,2003
- IHF World Championship:
- Silver: 2011
- Bronze: 2007
- EHF European Championship:
- Gold: 2008, 2012
- Bronze: 2002, 2004, 2006
- All-Star Left wing of the European Championship: 2008
- Top Scorer of the European Championship: 2008
- Top Scorer of the Handball-Bundesliga: 2003, 2005
- Hare, Hans-Henrik (31 May 2012). "Bevæget Lars Christiansen: Det er slut". Ekstrabladet (in Danish). Retrieved 2012-05-31.
- "Denmark" Archived 2014-02-03 at the Wayback Machine – European Handball Federation (Retrieved on February 5, 2012)
- "HERRE A-LANDSKAMPE". håndbold.info. Archived from the original on 2014-12-13.
- "HERRE A-LANDSKAMPSMÅL". håndbold.info. Archived from the original on 2014-12-13.
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