Patrekur Jóhannesson

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Patrekur Jóhanesson
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Personal information
Born (1972-07-07) 7 July 1972 (age 47)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Nationality Icelandic
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Left/Centre back
Club information
Current club Austria (manager)
Senior clubs
Years Team
1989–1994
Stjarnan
1994–1996
KA Akureyri
1996–2003
TUSEM Essen
2003–2004
CD Bidasoa
2005–2008
Stjarnan
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–2006
Iceland 241 (634)
Teams managed
2005–2008
Stjarnan (assistant)
2009–2010
Stjarnan
2010–2011
TV Emsdetten
2013
Valur
2013–2015
Haukar
2017–2019
Selfoss
2019–
Skjern Håndbold
2011–
Austria

Patrekur Jóhannesson (born 7 July 1972) is an Icelandic former handball player, who played for the Icelandic national handball team and competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

After he stopped playing handball professionally he embarked on a coaching career. In November 2011 Patrekur was appointed head coach for the Austrian national handball team.

Family[edit]

Patrekur is son of the teacher and journalist Margrét Thorlacius and the PE teacher and coach Jóhannes Sæmundsson. His father died of cancer at the age of 42. He is the brother of the historian and current President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, and of Jóhannes, who is a system analyst. His son is a popular rapper in Iceland, called Jói Pé.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EHF profile
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Patrekur Jóhannesson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Breaking: Iceland elects new President". Retrieved 28 June 2016.

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