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Kim Ekdahl du Rietz (born 23 July 1989) is a Swedish handball player who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and for Swedish national team.[1]

Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz
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Ekdahl Du Rietz playing for Sweden in 2012
Personal information
Born (1989-07-23) 23 July 1989 (age 30)
Lund, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Paris Saint-Germain
Number 60
Senior clubs
Years Team
2005–2011
Lugi HF
2011–2012
HBC Nantes
2012–2017
Rhein-Neckar Löwen
2018
Rhein-Neckar Löwen
2018–
Paris Saint-Germain
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–
Sweden 86 (243)

He competed for the Swedish national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where they won a silver medal.[2] In January 2017 he announced his retirement following the conclusion of the 2016–2017 Bundesliga season.[3]

In 2018, Ekdahl Du Rietz returned to his former club Rhein-Neckar Löwen, signing a three month contract to help the club – currently suffering from several injuries on important players – out. Ekdahl Du Rietz also decided to give away all the money earnt to charity organisations.[4] In April 2018 his club Rhein-Neckar Löwen announced that next season Kim Ekdahl du Rietz will transfer to Paris Saint-Germain Handball.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EHF profile
  2. ^ "Kim Ekdahl du Rietz". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Bekräftat: Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz slutar". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Klart: Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz är tillbaka". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Paris St. Germain verpflichtet Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz" (in German). Rhein-Neckar Löwen. Retrieved 24 April 2018.

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