Philippe Gardent (handballer)

Philippe Gardent (born 15 March 1964) is a French handball player who won a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics. He played six matches and scored 16 goals.[2] He was the captain of the French teams that won the world title in 1995 and placed second in 1993.[1] Since retiring from competitions in 1996 he worked as a handball coach, with Chambéry Savoie Handball (1996–2012), Paris Saint-Germain Handball (2012–2015) and Fenix Toulouse Handball (since 2015).[3]

Philippe Gardent Doha 2013.jpg
Gardent coaching PSG in 2013
Personal information
Born 15 March 1964 (1964-03-15) (age 58)
Belleville, Rhône, France
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
National team
Years Team
1983–1996[1]
French national team
Medal record
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Team
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1993 Sweden Team
Gold medal – first place 1995 Iceland Team

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