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HonoursEdit

Competition       Total
Olympic Games 1 2 1 4
World Championship 3 2 1 6
European Championship 2 1 1 4
Total 6 5 3 14

Competitive recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1936 Champions 1 5 5 0 0 96 19
  1972 Main round 6 6 2 1 3 82 89
  1976 Semifinals 4 6 4 0 2 115 97
  1980 Did not qualify
  1984 Runners-up 2 6 5 0 1 131 113
  1988 Did not qualify
  1992 Preliminary round 10 6 1 1 4 116 123
  1996 Preliminary round 7 6 4 0 2 144 128
  2000 Knockout stage 5 8 5 1 2 203 180
  2004 Runners-up 2 8 5 0 3 216 181
  2008 Preliminary round 9 5 2 1 2 126 130
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016 Third place 3 8 6 0 2 246 216
Total 10/13 1 Title 64 39 4* 21 1473 1276
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1938 Champions 1 3 3 0 0 23 9
  1954 Runners-up 2 4 3 0 1 61 30
  1958 Third place 3 4 3 0 1 149 70
  1961 Fourth place 4 6 4 0 2 107 64
  1964 Fourth place 4 6 3 1 2 96 86
  1967 Quarter-finals 6 5 3 0 2 158 139
  1970 Quarter-finals 5 6 5 0 1 88 81
  1974 Preliminary Round 9 6 4 0 2 126 100
  1978 Champions 1 6 4 2 0 105 86
  1982 Main Round 7 7 4 1 2 128 123
  1986 Main Round 7 7 4 0 3 134 135
  1990 Did Not Qualify
  1993 Main Group 6 7 3 2 2 154 154
  1995 Semi-finals 4 9 7 0 2 221 184
  1997 Did Not Qualify
  1999 Quarter-finals 5 9 8 0 1 244 182
  2001 Quarter-finals 8 8 3 1 4 233 189
  2003 Runners-up 2 9 7 1 1 306 219
  2005 Main Round 9 9 5 1 3 323 232
  2007 Champions 1 10 9 0 1 304 260
  2009 Main Round 5 8 4 2 2 232 202
  2011 Main Round 11 7 5 0 4 268 246
  2013 Quarterfinals 5 7 5 0 2 200 176
  2015 Quarterfinals 7 9 6 1 2 250 221
  2017 Round of 16 9 6 5 0 1 170 128
 /  2019 Fourth place 4 10 6 2 2 269 237
  2021 To be determined
 /  2023 To be determined
Total 24/26 3 Titles 153 104 12* 37 3849 3106
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  1994 9th/10th Place 9 6 2 1 3 135 131
  1996 7th/8th Place 8 6 1 1 4 131 135
  1998 Third place 3   7 5 0 2 177 159
  2000 9th/10th Place 9 6 1 2 3 129 136
  2002 Runners-up 2   8 5 1 2 201 188
  2004 Champion 1   8 6 1 1 244 208
  2006 5th/6th Place 5 7 5 1 1 223 193
  2008 Fourth place 4 8 4 0 4 224 224
  2010 Main round 10 6 1 2 3 157 165
  2012 Main round 7 6 2 1 3 156 156
  2014 Did Not Qualify
  2016 Champion 1   8 7 0 1 223 200
  2018 Main round 9 6 2 2 2 156 145
    2020 Qualified
Total 13/14 2 titles 87 42 13* 32 2312 2196
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won.

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Christian Prokop

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
3 LW Uwe Gensheimer (1986-10-26) 26 October 1986 (age 32) 1.88 m 170 809   Paris Saint-Germain
6 LB Finn Lemke (1992-04-30) 30 April 1992 (age 27) 2.10 m 76 27   MT Melsungen
7 P Patrick Wiencek (1989-03-22) 22 March 1989 (age 30) 2.01 m 133 288   THW Kiel
8 CB Tim Suton (1996-05-08) 8 May 1996 (age 23) 1.91 m 11 17   TBV Lemgo
10 RB Fabian Wiede (1994-02-08) 8 February 1994 (age 25) 1.94 m 75 145   Füchse Berlin
12 GK Silvio Heinevetter (1984-10-21) 21 October 1984 (age 34) 1.94 m 190 3   Füchse Berlin
13 P Hendrik Pekeler (1991-07-02) 2 July 1991 (age 28) 2.03 m 95 155   THW Kiel
17 RB Steffen Weinhold (1986-07-19) 19 July 1986 (age 33) 1.91 m 123 292   THW Kiel
19 CB Martin Strobel (1986-06-05) 5 June 1986 (age 33) 1.89 m 147 170   HBW Balingen-Weilstetten
23 LB Steffen Fäth (1990-04-04) 4 April 1990 (age 29) 1.95 m 77 165   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
24 RW Patrick Groetzki (1989-07-04) 4 July 1989 (age 30) 1.89 m 143 366   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
25 RB Kai Häfner (1989-07-10) 10 July 1989 (age 30) 1.92 m 73 156   TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
32 RB Franz Semper (1997-07-05) 5 July 1997 (age 22) 1.90 m 9 15   SC DHfK Leipzig
33 GK Andreas Wolff (1991-03-03) 3 March 1991 (age 28) 1.98 m 83 9   THW Kiel
37 LW Matthias Musche (1992-07-18) 18 July 1992 (age 27) 1.86 m 41 69   SC Magdeburg
38 LB Fabian Böhm (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 30) 1.98 m 26 67   TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
48 P Jannik Kohlbacher (1995-07-19) 19 July 1995 (age 24) 1.93 m 60 120   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
95 RB Paul Drux (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 (age 24) 1.92 m 76 149   Füchse Berlin

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