Australia men's national handball team


The Australia national handball team is the national handball team of Australia, representing the country in international matches. Handball Australia is the national governing body for the Olympic Sport of Handball and for the sport of Beach Handball.[1] Australia has consistently won the Oceania championships in both men's and women's division. In 2014 the International Handball Federation (IHF) decided to exclude Australia from the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship.[2]

Australia
Information
AssociationAustralian Handball Federation
CoachMohamed Hassan
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 2000)
Best result12th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances7 (First in 1999)
Best result21st (2003)
Oceania Nations Cup
Appearances9 (First in 1994)
Best result1st (1994, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014)
Last updated on Unknown.

Tournament record


Olympic Games

Year Position
Sydney 200012th
Total1/14

World Championship

Year Position
Egypt 199924th
Portugal 200321st
Tunisia 200524th
Germany 200724th
Croatia 200924th
Sweden 201124th
Spain 201324th
Total7/27

Oceania Nations Cup

Year Position
Australia 19941st
New Zealand 19961st
Australia 20021st
Australia 20041st
Australia 20061st
New Zealand 20082nd
New Zealand 20101st
Australia 20121st
New Zealand 20141st
Total9/9

Asian Championship

Year Position
South Korea 201811th
Kuwait 202012th
Total2/2

Pacific Cup

Year Position
Sydney 20041st
Sydney 20061st
Total2/2

IHF Emerging Nations Championship

Year Position
Kosovo 201512th
Total1/2

Current squad


This is the squad for the 2020 Asian Men's Handball Championship.

Head coach: Mohamed Hassan

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
12 GK Alex Lynch (1996-01-30)30 January 1996 (aged 23) 1.89 m 6 0 Blau-Weiss
21 GK Thomas Gertsch (1989-02-05)5 February 1989 (aged 30) 1.84 m 19 0 St Kilda HC
22 GK Avery Edmunds (1994-07-21)21 July 1994 (aged 25) 1.80 m 6 0 LFH09
2 P/LB Karl Warrener (1995-09-18)18 September 1995 (aged 24) 1.93 m 11 41 BFC Preussen
5 LW/RW Jordan Gibson (1996-06-05)5 June 1996 (aged 23) 1.85 m 6 0 UQHC
7 RB/RW Tim Anderson (1991-08-18)18 August 1991 (aged 28) 1.92 m 31 115 HRW Laupheim e.V.
8 LB/CB Caleb Gahan (1989-08-02)2 August 1989 (aged 30) 1.92 m 34 105 RD Slovan
10 CB/LW Matej Varhalik (1983-10-25)25 October 1983 (aged 36) 1.77 m 6 3 Perth Handball
11 LW Axel Fagerhall (1990-05-11)11 May 1990 (aged 29) 1.83 m 6 7 Sollentuna HK
13 P Keelan Smith-Connor (1995-01-13)13 January 1995 (aged 25) 1.90 m 6 2 UNSW HC
14 RW Mohamed Ghadia (1997-06-06)6 June 1997 (aged 22) 1.78 m 6 2 St Kilda HC
18 LW/CB Pavle Prokic (1999-07-24)24 July 1999 (aged 20) 1.80 m 6 3 UQHC
24 LB/RB Ander Hernando Balsells (1987-08-02)2 August 1987 (aged 32) 1.80 m 6 2 St Kilda HC
25 RB/RW Sebastien Traverso (1980-09-02)2 September 1980 (aged 39) 1.80 m 13 11 Sydney University
93 CB/LW Tomasz Piotr Szklarski (1986-07-01)1 July 1986 (aged 33) 1.84 m 23 100 Sydney University

Notable players


See also


References


  1. "AHF – Beach Handball". Australian Handball Federation. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. "IHF grants Germany wild card to enter World Championship 2015". European Handball Federation. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2014.