Slovenia national handball team

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Slovenia
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Association Handball Federation
of Slovenia
Coach Veselin Vujović
Captain Vid Kavtičnik
Most caps Uroš Zorman (225)[1]
Most goals Luka Žvižej (702)[1]
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 3 (First in 2000)
Best result 6th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances 8 (First in 1995)
Best result 3rd (2017)
European Championship
Appearances 10 (First in 1994)
Best result 2nd (2004)
Last updated on Unknown.
Slovenia national handball team
Medal record
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2004 Slovenia
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2017 France

The Slovenia national handball team represents Slovenia in international handball matches. Their biggest success is the silver medal from the 2004 European Men's Handball Championship as well as claiming third place at the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1936–1992 Part of Yugoslavia
Spain 1992 Did not enter
United States 1996 Did not qualify
Australia 2000 7th/8th place 8th 8 2 1 5 214 223
Greece 2004 11th/12th place 11th 6 2 0 4 160 173
China 2008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012
Brazil 2016 Quarterfinals 6th 6 4 0 2 167 163
Japan 2020 To be determined
Total 3/13 0 Titles 20 8 1 11 541 559

World Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938–1991 Part of Yugoslavia
Sweden 1993 Did not participate
Iceland 1995 Preliminary round 18th 5 1 0 4 131 126
Japan 1997 Did not qualify
Egypt 1999
France 2001 Preliminary round 17th 5 2 0 3 145 137
Portugal 2003 Second round 11th 7 3 0 4 191 196
Tunisia 2005 11th/12th place 12th 9 4 2 3 273 250
Germany 2007 9th/10th place 10th 8 3 0 5 241 243
Croatia 2009 Did not qualify
Sweden 2011
Spain 2013 Semifinals 4th 9 7 0 2 258 240
Qatar 2015 7th/8th place 8th 9 4 0 5 263 271
France 2017 Semifinals 3rd 9 6 1 2 271 253
Denmark Germany 2019 To be determined
Total 8/25 0 Titles 61 30 3 28 1773 1716

European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Portugal 1994 9th/10th place 10th 6 1 1 4 112 139
Spain 1996 11th/12th place 11th 6 1 0 5 120 139
Italy 1998 Did not qualify
Croatia 2000 5th/6th place 5th 6 3 0 3 154 155
Sweden 2002 11th/12th place 12th 7 0 2 5 181 215
Slovenia 2004 Final 2nd 8 5 1 2 230 218
Switzerland 2006 Main round 8th 6 3 0 3 191 194
Norway 2008 Main round 10th 6 3 0 3 172 180
Austria 2010 Main round 11th 6 1 2 3 186 203
Serbia 2012 5th/6th place 6th 7 2 0 5 207 212
Denmark 2014 Did not qualify
Poland 2016 Preliminary round 14th 3 0 1 2 66 72
Croatia 2018 To be determined
Austria Sweden Norway 2020
Total 10/12 0 Titles 61 19 7 35 1619 1727

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Slovenian roster for the 2018 European Men's Handball Championship qualifying games against Germany on 3 and 6 May 2017.[2]

The caps and goals are updated as of 6 May 2017, after the match against Germany.[3]

Head coach: Veselin Vujović

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
GK Matevž Skok (1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 (age 30) 1.88 m 76 2 Croatia RK Zagreb
P Blaž Blagotinšek (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 23) 2.02 m 51 57 Hungary MVM Veszprém
LB Nik Henigman (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 (age 21) 1.99 m 25 36 Slovenia RD Ribnica
RW Gašper Marguč (1990-08-20) 20 August 1990 (age 26) 1.81 m 83 289 Hungary MVM Veszprém
RW Blaž Janc (1996-11-20) 20 November 1996 (age 20) 1.87 m 28 100 Slovenia RK Celje
RB Jure Dolenec (1988-12-06) 6 December 1988 (age 28) 1.90 m 120 423 France Montpellier
P Vid Poteko (1991-04-05) 5 April 1991 (age 26) 1.94 m 48 21 Slovenia RK Celje
RB David Miklavčič (1983-01-29) 29 January 1983 (age 34) 1.96 m 104 143 Croatia RK Zagreb
LW Tilen Kodrin (1994-05-14) 14 May 1994 (age 23) 1.92 m 16 20 Slovenia RK Celje
P Matej Gaber (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 25) 1.97 m 106 134 Hungary Pick Szeged
CB Marko Bezjak (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 (age 30) 1.85 m 101 183 Germany SC Magdeburg
LB Jan Grebenc (1992-08-18) 18 August 1992 (age 24) 1.94 m 8 14 Slovenia RD Ribnica
CB Miha Zarabec (1991-10-12) 12 October 1991 (age 25) 1.77 m 31 68 Slovenia RK Celje
LB Borut Mačkovšek (1992-09-11) 11 September 1992 (age 24) 2.03 m 73 155 Slovenia RK Celje
GK Urban Lesjak (1990-08-24) 24 August 1990 (age 26) 1.87 m 35 0 Slovenia RK Celje
GK Urh Kastelic (1996-02-27) 27 February 1996 (age 21) 2.01 m 8 1 Hungary Pick Szeged
RB Žiga Mlakar (1990-05-16) 16 May 1990 (age 27) 1.92 m 6 5 Slovenia RK Celje
GK Primož Prošt (1983-07-14) 14 July 1983 (age 33) 1.86 m 83 0 Germany Frisch Auf Göppingen
LW Simon Razgor (1985-09-18) 18 September 1985 (age 31) 1.83 m 47 108 Belarus Meshkov Brest
CB Staš Skube (1989-11-15) 15 November 1989 (age 27) 1.76 m 17 32 Hungary Pick Szeged

Statistics[edit]

Most matches played[edit]

Total number of matches played in official matches only.

# Player Matches Goals
1 Uroš Zorman 225 523
2 Luka Žvižej 217 702
3 Beno Lapajne 212 1
4 Tomaž Tomšič 200 414
5 Gorazd Škof 188 0
6 Renato Vugrinec 187 616
7 Aleš Pajovič 181 697
Vid Kavtičnik 510
9 Roman Pungartnik 171 679
10 Zoran Lubej 162 385

Last updated: 6 May 2017
Source: rokometna-zveza.si

Most goals scored[edit]

Total number of goals scored in official matches only.

# Player Goals Matches Average
1 Luka Žvižej 702 217 3.24
2 Aleš Pajovič 697 181 3.85
3 Roman Pungartnik 679 171 3.97
4 Dragan Gajić 642 151 4.25
5 Renato Vugrinec 616 187 3.29
6 Uroš Zorman 523 225 2.32
7 Vid Kavtičnik 510 181 2.82
8 Uroš Šerbec 467 120 3.89
9 Jure Dolenec 423 120 3.52
10 Tomaž Tomšič 414 200 2.07

Last updated: 6 May 2017
Source: rokometna-zveza.si

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Večna lestvica nastopov in zadetkov za moško člansko reprezentanco" [All-time caps and goals for the national team] (in Slovenian). Handball Federation of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  2. ^ R. K. (19 April 2017). "Vujovićevi izbranci za obračuna z evropskimi prvaki Nemci" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 19 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Večna lestvica nastopov in zadetkov za moško člansko reprezentanco" [All-time caps and goals for the national team] (in Slovenian). Handball Federation of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 

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