Michael Kraus (handballer)

Michael "Mimi" Kraus (born 28 September 1983) is a German handballer who currently plays for TVB 1898 Stuttgart.

Michael Kraus
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Personal information
Born (1983-09-28) 28 September 1983 (age 36)
Göppingen, Germany
Nationality German
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club TVB 1898 Stuttgart
Number 10
Senior clubs
Years Team
2002 – 2007
Frisch Auf Göppingen
2007 – 2010
TBV Lemgo
2010 – 2013
HSV Hamburg
2013 – 2016
Frisch Auf Göppingen
2016 – 2019
TVB 1898 Stuttgart
2019 -
SG BBM Bietigheim
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–
Germany 129[1] (401)

He started his senior career at Frisch Auf Göppingen in 2002 before moving to TBV Lemgo in 2007 and to HSV Hamburg in 2010. After winning the EHF Champions League with Hamburg he returned to play for his hometown club.

Kraus is a German international since 2005 and competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where his team placed 9th.[2]

Kraus has a twin sister named Alena. His older brother Christian Kraus was a multiple German champion and also double youth world champion sabre fencer.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DHB profile
  2. ^ "Michael Kraus Biography and Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 30 January 2012.