Serbia men's national handball team

The Serbia men's national handball team represents Serbia in international handball competitions. It is governed by the Serbian Handball Federation.

Serbia
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Information
NicknameOrlovi
(The Eagles)
AssociationHandball Federation of Serbia
CoachToni Gerona
CaptainNemanja Ilić
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (First in 2000)
Best result4th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1997)
Best resultBronze medal world centered-2.svg (1999, 2001)
European Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1996)
Best resultSilver medal europe.svg (2012)
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Serbia men's national handball team
Medal record
Representing
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FR Yugoslavia
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia Serbia
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Egypt within Yugoslavia
Bronze medal – third place 2001 France within Yugoslavia
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2012 Serbia Serbia
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Spain within Yugoslavia
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 2009 Pescara Team

Olympic Committee of FR Yugoslavia declared men's national handball team for the best male team of the year 1999.[1]

HistoryEdit

2012 European ChampionshipEdit

The 2012 European Men's Handball Championship was held in Serbia from 15–29 January 2012, in the cities of Belgrade, Niš, Novi Sad and Vršac and is the tenth edition of the tournament. Germany and France were the other applicants for the championship.

At the 2012 European Championship in their home country, where they were pitted in Group A against Denmark, Poland and Slovakia. They finished first in their group following victories against Denmark and Poland. In the main round the team faced Germany, Sweden and Macedonia.

The team advanced by defeating two of their three opponents. In the semi-finals Croatia was defeated by 26–22.

They faced Denmark in the finals, after having already defeated them in the second match at the group stage. Denmark emerged as the champion.

HonoursEdit

Competition       Total
Olympic Games 0 0 0 0
World Championship 0 0 2 2
European Championship 0 1 1 2
Total 0 1 3 4

Competitive recordEdit

The Serbian Handball Federation is deemed the direct successor to Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro by EHF.

  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place  

Olympic GamesEdit

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
1936 to 1988 Part of Yugoslavia
  1992 Qualified and later suspended
  1996 Did not qualify
  2000 Fourth place 4th of 12 8 4 0 4 204 203 +1
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008
  2012 Group stage 9th of 12 5 1 0 4 120 131 −11
  2016 Did not qualify
  2020
Total 2/8 13 5 0 8 324 334 −10

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938 to 1990 Part of Yugoslavia
  1993 Qualified and later suspended
  1995 Suspended from qualification tournament
  1997 Round of 16 9 6 4 0 2 162 148
  1999 Third place 3   9 6 1 2 257 221
  2001 Third place 3   9 7 0 2 254 182
  2003 7th/8th place 8 9 5 1 3 263 228
  2005 5th/6th place 5 9 5 2 2 253 221
  2007 Did not qualify
  2009 7th/8th place 8 9 4 1 4 280 281
  2011 9th/10th place 10 9 3 1 5 246 251
  2013 Round of 16 10 6 3 0 3 170 159
  2015 Did not qualify
  2017
    2019 Presidents' Cup 18 7 2 1 4 187 203
  2021 Did not qualify
    2023 TBD
 / /  2025
  2027
Total 9/15 73 39 7 27 2072 1894

From 1994 till 2006 part of FR Yugoslavia and SCG.

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  1994 Suspended
  1996 Third place 3   7 5 1 1 166 162
  1998 5th/6th place 5 6 4 0 2 159 145
  2000 Did not qualify
  2002 9th/10th place 10 6 2 1 3 160 161
  2004 7h/8th place 8 7 3 1 3 206 199
  2006 Main round 9 6 2 0 4 161 177
  2008 Did not qualify
  2010 Preliminary round 13 3 0 1 2 83 94
  2012 Runner-up 2   8 4 2 2 176 168
  2014 Preliminary round 13 3 1 0 2 73 77
  2016 Preliminary round 15 3 0 1 2 81 92
  2018 Main round 12 6 1 0 5 160 191
      2020 Preliminary round 20 3 0 0 3 72 81
    2022 Qualified
  2024 Future event
Total 12/15 58 22 7 29 1497 1547
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship.[2][3]

Head coach: Nenad Peruničić

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
5 LB Ivan Mošić (1994-12-23) 23 December 1994 (age 26) 1.94 m 24 33   Abanca Ademar León
7 CB Stefan Vujić (1991-07-06) 6 July 1991 (age 30) 1.92 m 33 60   Dinamo București
8 LB Stevan Sretenović (1995-09-25) 25 September 1995 (age 25) 2.01 m 31 77   Vojvodina
9 RB Nikola Crnoglavac (1992-04-22) 22 April 1992 (age 29) 1.95 m 24 49   CSM Bacău
10 RW Milan Đukić (1985-08-16) 16 August 1985 (age 35) 1.85 m 24 47   Eurofarm Rabotnik
13 P Živan Pešić (1993-07-07) 7 July 1993 (age 28) 1.93 m 32 34   Nexe Našice
14 RW Bogdan Radivojević (1993-03-02) 2 March 1993 (age 28) 1.92 m 66 117   MOL-Pick Szeged
17 CB Aleksa Kolaković (1997-08-10) 10 August 1997 (age 23) 1.92 m 6 9   Saint-Raphaël Var Handball
19 LW Nemanja Ilić (1990-05-11) 11 May 1990 (age 31) 1.78 m 88 243   Fenix Toulouse Handball
20 LB Miljan Pušica (1991-06-30) 30 June 1991 (age 30) 2.00 m 47 83   GWD Minden
21 LW Vanja Ilić (1993-02-25) 25 February 1993 (age 28) 1.80 m 36 63   C' Chartres Métropole Handball
23 P Zoran Nikolić (1991-02-23) 23 February 1991 (age 30) 1.88 m 40 66   HC Dobrogea Sud Constanța
24 CB Lazar Kukić (1995-12-12) 12 December 1995 (age 25) 1.86 m 37 60   BM Logroño La Rioja
25 RB Nemanja Zelenović (1990-02-27) 27 February 1990 (age 31) 1.94 m 93 266   Frisch Auf Göppingen
33 P Mijajlo Marsenić (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 (age 28) 2.03 m 86 189   Füchse Berlin
76 GK Vladimir Cupara (1994-02-19) 19 February 1994 (age 27) 1.98 m 45 3   Telekom Veszprém
90 GK Tibor Ivanišević (1990-08-16) 16 August 1990 (age 30) 1.96 m 32 0   HSG Wetzlar

Individual records[citation needed]Edit

  • Bold denotes players still playing international handball.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Najuspešniji u izboru OKS
  2. ^ "Перуничић изабрао 17 играча пред пут у Француску". rss.org.rs. 30 December 2019.
  3. ^ 2020 European Men's Handball Championship squad

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