Luc Abalo

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Luc Abalo
Luc Abalo PSG Handball.jpg
Abalo in 2013
Personal information
Born (1984-09-06) 6 September 1984 (age 32)
Ivry-sur-Seine, France[1]
Nationality French
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Playing position Right wing
Club information
Current club Paris Handball
Number 19
Senior clubs
1998–2008
2008–2011
2011–2012
2012–
US Ivry Handball
BM Ciudad Real
Atlético Madrid
PSG Handball
National team
2005– France 196 (646)

Luc Abalo (born 6 September 1984) is a French handball player. Being a member of the national team since 2005, he won gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, 2009 and 2001 world and 2006, 2010 and 2014 European championships.[3] He was named the French Division 1 Player of the Year in 2007, and the league's Best Right Wing in 2005, 2006 and 2007. In 2008 he received the Legion of Honour.[4]

Abalo is an accomplished graphical artist. Upon a request from the French Olympic Committee he designed a wristband popularizing the Paris' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Approximately 1.5 million copies were sold in September 2015.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luc Abalo. Sports References
  2. ^ Luc Abalo. rio2016.com
  3. ^ "XI European Championship 2014. Team Roster, France" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Luc Abalo. nbcolympics.com
  5. ^ Jean-François Fournel (2 September 2015) Le handballeur Luc Abalo a créé le symbole de « Paris JO 2024 ». la-croix.com