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Domagoj Duvnjak (born 1 June 1988) is a Croatian professional handball player for THW Kiel and the Croatian national team.[1]

Domagoj Duvnjak
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Duvnjak with THW Kiel in 2015
Personal information
Born (1988-06-01) 1 June 1988 (age 31)
Đakovo, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club THW Kiel
Number 4
Senior clubs
Years Team
2004–2006
RK Đakovo
2006–2009
RK Zagreb
2009–2014
HSV Hamburg
2014–
THW Kiel
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–
Croatia 199 (641)

He became a member of the Croatia national team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. He also represented Croatia at the 2012, where Croatia won bronze, and 2016 Olympics.[2][3] On 26 January 2014, he was named the IHF World Player 2013.[4][5]

In August 2009, Duvnjak signed a three-year contract with HSV Hamburg worth €2.25 million, including a transfer fee of €1.1 million, making him – at age 21 – the most expensive handball player in history of the sport.[6]

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Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

ClubEdit

RK Zagreb
HSV Hamburg
THW Kiel

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EHF profile
  2. ^ "Domagoj Duvnjak Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Hrvaška rokometna ekipa za OI znana". Ekipa24.si (in Slovenian). Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Domagoj Duvnjak Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  5. ^ "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Handball player Domagoj Duvnjak to transfer to HSV". croatiantimes.com. 25 August 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2009.
  7. ^ "Duvnjak awarded best Bundesliga player". eurohandball.com. 4 June 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  8. ^ "World's best handball player 2013: Domagoj Duvnjak!". handball-planet.com. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013.

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