Germany national handball team

The Germany national handball team is one of the most successful handball teams in the world, having won three World Championships and two European Championship.

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Information
AssociationDeutscher Handballbund
CoachAlfreð Gíslason
Assistant coachErik Wudtke
CaptainUwe Gensheimer
Most capsFrank-Michael Wahl (344)
Most goalsFrank-Michael Wahl (1412)
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances10 (First in 1936)
Best resultWinners (1936)
World Championship
Appearances24 (First in 1938)
Best resultWinners (1938, 1978, 2007)
European Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1994)
Best resultWinners (2004, 2016)
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Germany national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Team
Silver medal – second place 1984 Los Angeles Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1938 Germany
Gold medal – first place 1978 Denmark
Gold medal – first place 2007 Germany
Silver medal – second place 1954 Sweden
Silver medal – second place 2003 Portugal
Bronze medal – third place 1958 East Germany
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2004 Slovenia
Gold medal – first place 2016 Poland
Silver medal – second place 2002 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Italy
World Outdoor Championship
Gold medal – first place 1938 Germany
Gold medal – first place 1952 Switzerland
Gold medal – first place 1955 West Germany
Gold medal – first place 1959 Austria
Gold medal – first place 1966 Austria
Silver medal – second place 1963 Switzerland

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 Semi-finals 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
  2020 TBD
Total 10/14 1 Title 64 39 4* 21 1473 1276

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 Fourth place 4 9 7 0 2 221 184
  1997 Did 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 Quarter-finals 5 7 5 0 2 200 176
  2015 Quarter-finals 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 Qualified
 /  2023 To be determined
 / /  2025
  2027 Qualified as host
Total 25/30 3 Titles 153 104 12* 37 3849 3106

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 5th/6th place 5 8 6 0 2 232 202
   2022 To be determined
  2024 Qualified as host
Total 14/16 2 titles 95 48 13* 34 2544 2398
*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.

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship.[1][2]

Head coach: Christian Prokop

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Johannes Bitter (1982-09-02) 2 September 1982 (age 37) 2.05 m 154 1   TVB 1898 Stuttgart
3 LW Uwe Gensheimer (1986-10-26) 26 October 1986 (age 33) 1.88 m 184 907   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
4 P Johannes Golla (1997-11-05) 5 November 1997 (age 22) 1.95 m 11 24   SG Flensburg-Handewitt
7 P Patrick Wiencek (1989-03-22) 22 March 1989 (age 31) 2.01 m 144 292   THW Kiel
9 RW Tobias Reichmann (1988-08-27) 27 August 1988 (age 31) 1.88 m 91 289   MT Melsungen
13 P Hendrik Pekeler (1991-07-02) 2 July 1991 (age 29) 2.03 m 109 179   THW Kiel
20 LB Philipp Weber (1992-09-15) 15 September 1992 (age 27) 1.94 m 31 83   SC DHfK Leipzig
22 CB Marian Michalczik (1997-02-01) 1 February 1997 (age 23) 1.99 m 20 22   GWD Minden
25 RB Kai Häfner (1989-07-10) 10 July 1989 (age 31) 1.92 m 90 195   MT Melsungen
33 GK Andreas Wolff (1991-03-03) 3 March 1991 (age 29) 1.98 m 100 13   PGE Vive Kielce
35 LB Julius Kühn (1993-04-01) 1 April 1993 (age 27) 1.98 m 62 192   MT Melsungen
38 LB Fabian Böhm (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 31) 1.98 m 40 64   TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
48 P Jannik Kohlbacher (1995-07-19) 19 July 1995 (age 25) 1.93 m 74 153   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
73 RW Timo Kastening (1995-06-25) 25 June 1995 (age 25) 1.80 m 14 43   TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
77 RB David Schmidt (1993-10-19) 19 October 1993 (age 26) 1.90 m 9 9   TVB 1898 Stuttgart
93 LW Patrick Zieker (1993-12-13) 13 December 1993 (age 26) 1.86 m 13 21   TVB 1898 Stuttgart
95 CB Paul Drux (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 (age 25) 1.92 m 91 171   Füchse Berlin

History of coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kader für EM-Auftakt steht". dhb.de. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  2. ^ 2020 European Men's Handball Championship squad

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