Luka Žvižej

Luka Žvižej (born 9 December 1980) is a retired Slovenian handball player. He competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where the Slovenian team placed 11th.[1] He was listed among the top ten goalscorers at the 2012 European Men's Handball Championship, where Slovenia placed sixth. He was in the national team at the 2013 World Championship and the 2015 World Championship. His last tournament in national team was the 2016 European Championship. He is the all-time best goal scorer for Slovenia with 702 goals.[2]

Luka Žvižej
Luka Zvizej.jpg
Žvižej with FC Barcelona Handbol in 2005
Personal information
Born (1980-12-09) 9 December 1980 (age 41)
Celje, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenian
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club RK Maribor Branik (manager)
Senior clubs
Years Team
2000–2003
RK Celje
2003–2004
Teka Cantabria
2004–2006
FC Barcelona Handbol
2006–2007
Teka Cantabria
2007–2010
SC Pick Szeged
2010–2017
RK Celje
2017
RK Maribor Branik
2017–2019
GWD Minden
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2016
Slovenia 217 (702)
Teams managed
2021
RK Celje
2021–
RK Maribor Branik
2022–
Slovenia (assistant)

He is the older brother of Miha Žvižej.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luka Žvižej Biography and Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Večna lestvica nastopov in zadetkov za moško člansko reprezentanco" (in Slovenian). Handball Federation of Slovenia. Retrieved 30 November 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Luka Žvižej at Wikimedia Commons