Handball in History

Events in Sport

  • 2013-01-27 Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship
  • 2015-02-01 France defeats Qatar to win the World Handball Championship

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1940-07-22 Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1946-01-11 Ludmila Poradnik, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1946-05-17 Sinaida Turchina, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1950-06-05 Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1950-07-29 Radu Voina, Romania, team handball (Oly-silver/2 bronze-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1955-07-24 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1956-03-26 Tatyana Kochergina, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1956-09-03 Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1958-08-07 Larisa Karlova, USSR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1960-08-11 Leora "Sam" Jones, Mt Olive NC, US team handball player (Olympic-92)
  • 1962-10-16 Laura Coenen, Neenah Wisc, team handball goalie (Olymp-1988, 92, 96)
  • 1963-01-15 Yaro Dachniwsky, team handball goalie (Olympics-1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963-06-06 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1963-12-23 Carol Peterka, Little Falls MN, team handball back court (Oly-92, 96)
  • 1964-01-31 Sharon Cain, team handball center back (Olympics-1996), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1964-10-12 Darrick Heath, Hempstead NY, team handball left back (Olympics-1996)
  • 1965-01-31 Kim Clarke, team handball back court (Olympics-88, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1965-10-05 John Keller Jr, team handball back court (Olympics-1996), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1966-02-19 Matthew Ryan, Port Jefferson NY, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
  • 1966-03-31 Thomas Fitzgerald, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-05-17 Mark Schmocker, Interlaken Switz, US team handball goalie (Oly-96)
  • 1966-11-27 Chryssandra Hines, Bristol Conn, team handball wing (Olympics-1996)
  • 1966-12-18 Patricia Neder, American team handball right wing (Olympics 1992 & 1996), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 1967-01-17 Gregory Caccia, Bayshore NY, team handball right back (Olympics-1996)
  • 1968-01-15 Laurie Fellner, Appleton Wisc, team handball goalie (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1968-04-13 Tami Lyn Jameson, team handball goalie (Olympics-92, 96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-04-13 Toni Lee Jameson, team handball back court (Olympics-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-08-10 Jennifer Horton, Dover NJ, team handball goalie (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1968-09-03 Dawn Allinger, Salt Lake City UT, team handball back court (Oly-1996)
  • 1968-11-19 Steven Penn, Brevard NC, team handball center back (Olympics-1996)
  • 1969-01-27 Kristen Danihy, Lawton Oklahoma, team handball circle/wing (Olympics-1996)
  • 1969-10-28 Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970-01-07 Frank "Cliff" Mannon, Amarillo TX, team handball (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970-03-01 Lisa Eagen, Harlan Iowa, team handball wing/back court (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970-04-08 Derek D Brown, team handball right wing (Olympics-1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-11-01 Dawn Marple, Salem Ohio, team handball wing/back (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970-12-13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Oly-1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1971-03-26 Dave DeGraaf, Lansing Mich, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-06-01 Cheryl Abplanalp, Bryn Mawr Penn, team handball wing (Olympics-1996)
  • 1972-08-16 Michael Thornberry, Virginia Beach Va, team handball circle (Oly-1996)
  • 1973-01-07 Robert Dunn, Glenn Cove NY, team handball left wing (Olympics-1996)