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The Slovenia national handball team represents Slovenia in international handball matches. Their biggest success is the silver medal from the 2004 European Men's Handball Championship as well as claiming third place at the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.

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AssociationHandball Federation
of Slovenia
CoachVeselin Vujović
Assistant coachUroš Zorman
CaptainVid Kavtičnik
Most capsUroš Zorman (225)[1]
Most goalsLuka Žvižej (702)[1]
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 2000)
Best result6th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances8 (First in 1995)
Best result3rd (2017)
European Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1994)
Best result2nd (2004)
Last updated on Unknown.
Slovenia national handball team
Medal record
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2004 Slovenia
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2017 France

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1936–1992 Part of Yugoslavia
  1992 Did not enter
  1996 Did not qualify
  2000 7th/8th place 8th 8 2 1 5 214 223
  2004 11th/12th place 11th 6 2 0 4 160 173
  2008 Did not qualify
  2012
  2016 Quarterfinals 6th 6 4 0 2 167 163
  2020 To be determined
Total 3/13 0 Titles 20 8 1 11 541 559

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938–1991 Part of Yugoslavia
  1993 Did not participate
  1995 Preliminary round 18th 5 1 0 4 131 126
  1997 Did not qualify
  1999
  2001 Preliminary round 17th 5 2 0 3 145 137
  2003 Second round 11th 7 3 0 4 191 196
  2005 11th/12th place 12th 9 4 2 3 273 250
  2007 9th/10th place 10th 8 3 0 5 241 243
  2009 Did not qualify
  2011
  2013 Semifinals 4th 9 7 0 2 258 240
  2015 7th/8th place 8th 9 4 0 5 263 271
  2017 Semifinals   9 6 1 2 271 253
    2019 Did not qualify
Total 8/26 0 Titles 61 30 3 28 1773 1716

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  1994 9th/10th place 10th 6 1 1 4 112 139
  1996 11th/12th place 11th 6 1 0 5 120 139
  1998 Did not qualify
  2000 5th/6th place 5th 6 3 0 3 154 155
  2002 11th/12th place 12th 7 0 2 5 181 215
  2004 Final   8 5 1 2 230 218
  2006 Main round 8th 6 3 0 3 191 194
  2008 Main round 10th 6 3 0 3 172 180
  2010 Main round 11th 6 1 2 3 186 203
  2012 5th/6th place 6th 7 2 0 5 207 212
  2014 Did not qualify
  2016 Preliminary round 14th 3 0 1 2 66 72
  2018 Main round 8th 6 2 2 2 162 152
      2020 Qualified
Total 12/14 0 Titles 67 21 9 37 1781 1879

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2018 European Men's Handball Championship.[2]

The caps and goals are updated as of 25 January 2018.[1]

Head coach: Veselin Vujović

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Matevž Skok (1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 (age 32) 1.88 m 87 2   Sporting CP
3 P Blaž Blagotinšek (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 25) 2.02 m 66 96   Telekom Veszprém
4 LW Matic Verdinek (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 25) 1.88 m 10 12   RK Gorenje Velenje
5 LB Nik Henigman (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 (age 23) 1.99 m 29 44   SC Pick Szeged
6 RW Gašper Marguč (1990-08-20) 20 August 1990 (age 28) 1.81 m 98 348   Telekom Veszprém
7 RB Vid Kavtičnik (1984-05-24) 24 May 1984 (age 35) 1.91 m 187 524   Montpellier Handball
8 RW Blaž Janc (1996-11-20) 20 November 1996 (age 22) 1.87 m 42 139   PGE Vive Kielce
10 LB Gregor Potočnik (1992-08-22) 22 August 1992 (age 26) 1.96 m 12 10   RK Zagreb
13 LW Darko Cingesar (1990-07-25) 25 July 1990 (age 28) 1.87 m 58 102   Pays d’Aix UC
23 CB Miha Zarabec (1991-10-12) 12 October 1991 (age 27) 1.77 m 44 100   THW Kiel
25 CB Marko Bezjak (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 (age 33) 1.85 m 114 207   SC Magdeburg
30 LB Jan Grebenc (1992-08-18) 18 August 1992 (age 26) 1.94 m 17 26   Skjern Håndbold
33 P Igor Žabič (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 (age 26) 2.01 m 15 12   Wisła Płock
51 LB Borut Mačkovšek (1992-09-11) 11 September 1992 (age 26) 2.03 m 86 185   Telekom Veszprém
55 RB Žiga Mlakar (1990-05-16) 16 May 1990 (age 29) 1.92 m 19 40   Wisła Płock
57 CB Patrik Leban (1989-09-07) 7 September 1989 (age 29) 1.87 m 8 10   RK Nexe Našice
90 GK Urban Lesjak (1990-08-24) 24 August 1990 (age 28) 1.87 m 42 0   RK Celje
95 P Matic Suholežnik (1995-05-02) 2 May 1995 (age 24) 2.02 m 9 6   Dunkerque
99 GK Urh Kastelic (1996-02-27) 27 February 1996 (age 23) 2.01 m 15 3   RK Zagreb

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Večna lestvica nastopov in zadetkov za moško člansko reprezentanco" [All-time caps and goals for the national team] (in Slovenian). Handball Federation of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  2. ^ 2018 European Championship roster

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