Simona Spiridon

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Simona Spiridon
Personal information
Born (1980-02-01) 1 February 1980 (age 37)
Roman, Romania
Nationality Austrian
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Line Player
Club information
Current club Hypo Niederösterreich
Number 80
Senior clubs
A.S. Silcotub Zalau
Hypo Niederösterreich
CS Rulmentul Braşov
Győri ETO KC
Zvezda Zvenigorod
Hypo Niederösterreich
National team

98 (368)

Simona Spiridon (born 1 February 1980 in Roman, Romania) is a Romanian-Austrian handballer who plays for the Austrian club Hypo Niederösterreich. She is also member of the Austrian national team.[1]


Romanian born Spiridon moved to Austria in 2001 when she signed for Hypo Niederösterreich. Having gained Austrian citizenship, her first outing with her new national team came in 2004, at a tournament in the Ukraine where they defeated Belarus. Averaging 3 goals per match, Spiridon has scored over 368 goals in 98 international appearances.[2]

Her club successes are well documented. With Romania, she has picked up two gold medals in younger age category World and European Championships in addition to the 4 Hungarian Cup and 5 Austrian Cup titles. Spiridon has also made it to the EHF Champions League Final 2009 against Viborg and semi-final on four occasions.[2]

Since autumn 2012 Spiridon worked at Hypo Niederösterreich as a youth coach, at the beginning of the season 2013/14 she was reactivated in Hypo's squad. In the begin of 2014 she ended her active career. In summer 2014 she will start working as a coach at the ÖHB.


  1. ^ "EHF Champions League 2009/10 profile". EHF. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "2008 European Championship Guide" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 8 December 2009. [dead link]