Nikša Kaleb

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Nikša Kaleb
Personal information
Full name Nikša Kaleb
Born (1973-03-09) 9 March 1973 (age 44)
Metković, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86kg
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club Retired
Number 2
Youth clubs
Mehanika Metković
Senior clubs
1989-2004
2004-2008
Metković
RK Zagreb
National team
2001–2008 Croatia 79 (152)
Nikša Kaleb
Medal record
Representing  Croatia
Men's Handball
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team Competition
World Men's Handball Championship
Gold medal – first place 2003 Portugal Team Competition
Silver medal – second place 2005 Tunisia Team Competition
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2008 Norway Team Competition

Nikša Kaleb (born 9 March 1973 in Metković) is a former Croatian handball player. He is World champion from 2003 with the Croatian national team,[1] and Olympic champion from 2004.[2] He received a silver medal at the 2005 World championship, and a silver medal at the 2008 European championship.

Career[edit]

He spent most of his career playing for his hometown club RK Metković.

Honours[edit]

Metković
Zagreb
Individual

Orders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Croatia"European Handball Federation (2008) (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  2. ^ "2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – Handball" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  3. ^ "President Mesić gives commendation" (in Croatian). Večernji list.