October 2, 1978|
Strzelce Opolskie, Poland
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Current club||Poland (GK Coach)|
|PGE Vive Kielce (GK Coach)|
Sławomir Szmal (born 2 October 1978) is a former Polish handball player, who played for the Poland national handball team, a participant in the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, and a medalist in the World Championship (silver in 2007, bronzes in 2009, 2015). Szmal is currently the goalkeeping coach of the Polish national team.
On August 19, 1998, he debuted for the national team in a match against Lithuania (31:20). On February 4, 2007 he won a silver medal at the World Championship, after losing the final match with Germany (24:29). For his sport achievements he received the Gold Cross of Merit in 2007.
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