Who is the best European handball player?

Who is the best European handball player?


Year Winner Country
2016 Nikola Karabatić (3) France
2017 Not awarded
2018 Mikkel Hansen (3) Denmark
2019 Niklas Landin Jacobsen Denmark

What is the average height of a handball player?

Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Age (years) height (m)
AVERAGE (all sports) 26.8 1.77
handball (all) 28.4 1.84
handball (females) 27.9 1.76
handball (males) 28.9 1.91

Who are the best handball players in the world?

Top 10 Best Handball Players

  • Magnus Wislander.
  • Talant Dujshebaev.
  • Mikkel Hansen.
  • Joachim Deckarm.
  • Bernhard Kempa.
  • Ólafur Stefánsson.
  • Niklas Landin.
  • Veselin Vujović Veselin Vujović is a former handball player of Montenegrin and is currently the coach of RK Vardar.

How popular is handball in Germany?

Handball is widely regarded to be the second most popular team sport in Germany and when a study conducted by Repucom asked people which sport besides football they preferred a total of 33% voted handball, while basketball came in second with 25% of the votes, ice hockey got 24%, and volleyball got 11%.

Do you need to be tall to play handball?

Height is not quite important for handball as much as it is for Volleyball or Basketball. For Handball, the player needs to be quick and agile, and have great balance.

Is handball big in Europe?

Handball is one of the most popular team sports in much of Europe, particularly Germany, France, Spain, the Nordic countries and the countries of former Yugoslavia.

Is Germany good at handball?

The Germany national handball team is one of the most successful handball teams in the world, having won three World Championships and two European Championship.