Germany women's national handball team

The Germany women's national handball team is the national handball team of Germany. It is governed by the Deutscher Handball-Bund and takes part in international handball competitions.

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Information
AssociationGerman Handball Association
CoachHenk Groener
Assistant coachHeike Horstmann
Debbie Klijn
CaptainKim Naidzinavicius
Most capsGrit Jurack (306)
Most goalsGrit Jurack (1581)
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances4 (First in 1984)
Best result4th (1984, 1992)
World Championship
Appearances22 (First in 1957)
Best result1st (1993)
European Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1994)
Best result2nd (1994)
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Germany women's national handball team
Medal record
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1993 Norway
Bronze medal – third place 1965 West Germany
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Germany
Bronze medal – third place 2007 France
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 1994 Germany

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1976 Did not qualify
  1980
  1984 Main round 4 5 2 0 3 91 100
  1988 Did not qualify
  1992 Semifinals 4 5 2 0 3 131 111
  1996 Preliminary round 6 3 1 0 2 70 73
  2000 Did not qualify
  2004
  2008 Preliminary round 11 5 1 0 4 123 134
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016
  2020
  2024 Future event
  2028
Total 4/14 18 6 0 12 415 418

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1957 Third place game 4 5 2 0 3 33 38
  1962 Preliminary round 8 2 0 1 1 15 18
  1965 Third place game 3 4 3 0 1 37 30
  1971 Fifth place game 5 5 2 0 3 52 51
  1973 Placement round 11 5 1 0 4 49 66
  1975 Did not qualify
  1978 Placement round 8 5 2 0 3 78 77
  1982 Placement round 9 7 3 1 3 143 114
  1986 Seventh place game 7 7 4 0 3 132 128
  1990 Third place game 4 7 4 0 3 141 131
  1993 Final 1 7 6 0 1 161 111
 /  1995 Fifth place game 5 8 5 1 2 186 166
  1997 Third place game 3 9 8 0 1 260 184
 /  1999 Seventh place game 7 9 5 1 3 234 198
  2001 Did not qualify
  2003 Main round 12 8 3 1 4 220 198
  2005 Fifth place game 6 9 6 0 3 278 240
  2007 Third place game 3 9 7 1 1 324 279
  2009 Seventh place game 7 9 6 0 3 253 242
  2011 17th place game 17 7 4 0 3 190 165
  2013 Quarterfinals 7 7 6 0 1 209 168
  2015 Round of 16 13 6 3 0 3 173 142
  2017 Round of 16 12 6 3 1 2 137 116
  2019 Seventh place game 8 9 4 1 4 248 230
  2021 TBD
 / /  2023
 /  2025 Qualified as host
  2027 TBD
Total 23/28 1 Title 149 87 8 55 3553 3092

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA +/-
  1994 Final 2 7 5 0 2 152 143 +9
  1996 Third place game 4 7 4 0 3 169 165 +4
  1998 Preliminary round 6 6 4 0 2 140 145 −5
  2000 Preliminary round 9 6 2 0 4 139 155 −16
  2002 Main round 11 6 1 0 5 142 168 −26
  2004 Fifth place game 5 7 5 0 2 183 173 +10
  2006 Third place game 4 8 5 0 3 228 208 +20
  2008 Third place game 4 8 5 1 2 227 208 +19
 /  2010 Preliminary round 13 3 1 0 2 78 87 −9
  2012 Main round 7 6 3 1 2 136 132 +4
 /  2014 Main round 10 6 2 1 3 164 165 −1
  2016 Fifth place game 6 7 4 1 2 169 155 +14
  2018 Main round 10 6 3 0 3 162 166 −4
 /  2020 Qualified
    2022 TBD
    2024
Total 14/14 83 44 4 35 2089 2070 +19
** Red border colour indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Performance in other tournamentsEdit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2019 World Women's Handball Championship in Japan.[1][2]

Caps and goals as of 16 December 2019.

Head coach: Henk Groener

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
3 RW Amelie Berger (1999-07-22) 22 July 1999 (age 21) 1.69 m 24 43   SG BBM Bietigheim
4 CB Alina Grijseels (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 24) 1.74 m 29 36   Borussia Dortmund
7 P Meike Schmelzer (1993-07-19) 19 July 1993 (age 27) 1.80 m 61 74   Thüringer HC
12 GK Dinah Eckerle (1995-10-16) 16 October 1995 (age 24) 1.71 m 53 2   SG BBM Bietigheim
13 P Julia Behnke (1993-03-28) 28 March 1993 (age 27) 1.80 m 79 156   Rostov-Don
15 CB Kim Naidzinavicius (1991-04-06) 6 April 1991 (age 29) 1.85 m 110 303   SG BBM Bietigheim
16 GK Isabell Roch (1990-07-26) 26 July 1990 (age 30) 1.74 m 30 0   Borussia Dortmund
17 RB Alicia Stolle (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 24) 1.82 m 55 143   Thüringer HC
18 CB Mia Zschocke (1998-05-28) 28 May 1998 (age 22) 1.78 m 27 10   Bayer Leverkusen
20 LB Emily Bölk (1998-04-26) 26 April 1998 (age 22) 1.82 m 55 186   Thüringer HC
21 LW Ina Großmann (1990-08-21) 21 August 1990 (age 29) 1.70 m 33 51   Thüringer HC
22 RB Maren Weigel (1994-05-22) 22 May 1994 (age 26) 1.77 m 29 29   TuS Metzingen
29 LW/P Antje Lauenroth (1988-10-03) 3 October 1988 (age 31) 1.70 m 27 56   SG BBM Bietigheim
30 RW Jenny Behrend (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 24) 1.72 m 17 17   VfL Oldenburg
32 LB Ewgenija Minevskaja (1992-10-31) 31 October 1992 (age 27) 1.83 m 87 160   Brest Bretagne Handball
33 P Luisa Schulze (1990-09-14) 14 September 1990 (age 29) 1.90 m 95 115   SG BBM Bietigheim

CoachesEdit

Former notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GROENER MIT 17 SPIELERINNEN ZUR WM". German Handball Association. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  2. ^ 2019 World Women's Handball Championship squad
  3. ^ "Armin Emrich nicht mehr Frauen-Bundestrainer" (in German). German Handball Federation. January 2009. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2009.
  4. ^ "Rainer Osmann als neuer Frauen-Bundestrainer des DHB bestellt" (in German). German Handball Federation. 7 April 2009. Archived from the original on 6 October 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2009.

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