Ljubomir Vranjes

Ljubomir Vranjes (Serbian Cyrillic: Љубомир Врањеш, Ljubomir Vranješ; born 3 October 1973) is a Swedish handball coach and former player who competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Since December 2019, he is the manager of the Slovenian national team.

Ljubomir Vranjes
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Vranjes in March 2016
Personal information
Born (1973-10-03) 3 October 1973 (age 48)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Slovenia (manager)
Youth career
Years Team
0000–1989
Kortedala IF
1989–1991
Redbergslids IK
Senior clubs
Years Team
1991–1999
Redbergslids IK
1999–2001
BM Granollers
2001–2006
HSG Nordhorn-Lingen
2006–2009
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2007
Sweden 164[1] (451)
Teams managed
2010–2017
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
2013
Serbia
2017–2018
Telekom Veszprém
2017–2018
Hungary
2019–2020
IFK Kristianstad
2019–
Slovenia

CareerEdit

ClubEdit

Vranjes played with Redbergslids IK for eight years, between 1991 and 1999, and has won five Swedish championship titles (1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, and 1997–98).

National teamEdit

Vranjes was a member of the Swedish national team for eleven years, between 1996 and 2007. With Sweden, he won the European Handball Championship three times (1998, 2000, and 2002), and the World Handball Championship once, in 1999. He also won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

CoachingEdit

After retiring as a player in 2009, Vranjes became the manager of the German team Flensburg-Handewitt with whom he won the 2013–14 EHF Champions League. In 2013 he briefly coached the Serbia men's national handball team.

In 2017, he signed with MVM Veszprém and the Hungary national team, taking over both positions on 1 July 2017.[2][3]

On 17 December 2019, he took the head coach role of the Slovenia national team.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Vranjes is of Serbian descent, and was born in Gothenburg.[5]

HonoursEdit

Player
  • Swedish Championship:
    • Winner: 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998
    • Runner-up: 1995, 1999
  • Swedish Handball Cup:
    • Winner: 1996, 1997, 1998
Manager

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistics Swedish National Handball Team" (PDF). svenskhandboll.se. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Vranjes' era at SG Flensburg-Handewitt comes to an end". European Handball Federation. 1 February 2017. Archived from the original on 3 September 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Second Hungary job for Ljubomir Vranjes". European Handball Federation. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  4. ^ To. G.; A. V. (17 December 2019). "Uradno: novi selektor Slovenije je Šved Ljubomir Vranješ" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  5. ^ Bauman, Bojan (18 December 2019). "Ljubomir Vranješ – Šved, a naš". Večer (in Slovenian). Retrieved 19 December 2020.

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