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Igor Vori (born 20 September 1980) is a Croatian former handball player.[1]

Igor Vori
Igor Vori 20160904.jpg
Igor Vori in 2016
Personal information
Born (1980-09-20) 20 September 1980 (age 37)
Sesvete, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Playing position Pivot
Number 10
Senior clubs
Years Team
1997–2001 RK Zagreb
2001–2002 Alpi Pallamano Prato
2002–2003 Pallamano Conversano
2003–2005 RK Zagreb
2005–2007 FC Barcelona
2007–2009 RK Zagreb
2009–2013 HSV Hamburg
2013–2016 PSG Handball
2016–2018 RK Zagreb
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2018 Croatia 240 (587)
Title
2018–present Manager of coaching staff Croatia

Having appeared at three Olympics, he has a gold medal (2004) and a bronze medal (2012).[2][3]

Contents

Club careerEdit

Igor Vori played in RK Zagreb from Zagreb and has also played for Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain. He won the EHF Champions League with HSV Hamburg during the 2012–13 season. He was shortlisted in the IHF's election of the 2009 World Handball Player of the Year. He retired in June 2018.

International careerEdit

He is World champion from 2003 with the Croatian national team,[4] and Olympic champion from 2004.[5] He received a silver medal at the 2005 World championship, and a silver medal at the 2008 European championship, where he also was voted Best defensive player. At the 2009 World Championships, Vori was part of the silver medal winning team, as well as being voted 'Player of the Tournament', but was given a red card during the final match after pretending to throw the ball at a referee's face.

HonoursEdit

Zagreb
Conversano
  • Serie A: 2002-03
  • Italian Cup: 2003
Barcelona
HSV
PSG
Individual

OrdersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EHF profile
  2. ^ "Igot Vori at sports-reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Croatia" Archived 2008-02-05 at the Wayback Machine. – European Handball Federation (2008) (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  5. ^ Profile: "Igor Vori" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 1, 2008)
  6. ^ "Igor Vori biography". hoo.hr (in Croatian).