Silvia Navarro (handballer)

Silvia Navarro Giménez (born 20 March 1979) is a Spanish handball goalkeeper for BM Remudas and the Spain national team.[1]

Silvia Navarro
Silvia Navarro 2013.jpg
Navarro in 2013
Personal information
Full name Silvia Navarro Giménez
Born (1979-03-20) 20 March 1979 (age 41)
Valencia, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club BM Remudas
Number 16
Senior clubs
Years Team
1997–1999
Milar L'Eliana
1999–2004
El Ferrobus Mislata
2004–2006
Astroc Sagunto
2006–2012
SD Itxako
2012–2013
CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea
2013–
BM Remudas
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–
Spain 208 (10)

She holds two bronze medals from the 2011 World Championships and 2012 London Summer Olympics.[2][3]

ClubEdit

Navarro Gimenez followed ex-teammate Alexandrina Cabral Barbosa and signed for Romanian top club Vâlcea in May 2012.[4]

International championshipsEdit

She competed internationally at the 2010 European Women's Handball Championship, where the Spain placed 11th, and Navarro was listed among the top ten goalkeepers of the championship with a rate of 39%.[5]

She competed at the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship, where the Spain placed 3rd, and Navarro was listed first among the top ten goalkeepers of the championship with a rate of 46%.[6]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Span won the bronze medal, Silvia Navarro was listed 4th among the top ten goalkeepers of the championship with a rate of 37%.[7]

HonoursEdit

Club
National team

Individual awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Silvia Navarro Gimenez Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 4 December 2011.
  2. ^ "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  3. ^ Silvia Navarro. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ "Silvia Navarro acompañará Sandy Barbosa en el Oltchim". Area Balonmano. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  5. ^ "9th Women's European Handball Championship, Euro 2010. Goalkeeper statistics" (PDF). European Handball Federation. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  6. ^ "XX Women's World Championship 2011 Brasil. Goalkeeper Statistics" (PDF). International Handball Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  7. ^ "Leading Players – Goalkeepers". london2012.com. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  8. ^ "VIDEO Barbosa, alesă cea mai bună jucătoare de la "Trofeul Carpați"" (in Romanian). Digi Sport. 24 March 2013.
  9. ^ Silvia Navarro Archived 20 September 2016 at the Wayback Machine. nbcolympics.com

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