German Handball Association

The German Handball Association (German: Deutscher Handballbund) (DHB) is the national Handball association of Germany. DHB organizes team handball within Germany and represents German handball internationally. The association has been a member of the International Handball Federation (IHF) since 1950, and also of the European Handball Federation (EHF) since 1991 just after the unification of the country. The DHB headquarters are in Dortmund.

German Handball Association
German: Deutscher Handballbund

DHB
IOC nationFederal Republic of Germany (GER)
National flag
SportHandball
Other Sports
Official websitewww.dhb.de
HISTORY
Year of formation1 October 1949; 71 years ago (1949-10-01)
DEMOGRAPHICS
Number of Handball clubs4,356 (as of 2016)
Membership size756,987 (as of 2016)
AFFILIATIONS
International federationInternational Handball Federation (IHF)
IHF member since1950; 71 years ago (1950)
Continental associationEuropean Handball Federation
National Olympic CommitteeDeutscher Olympischer Sportbund
GOVERNING BODY
PresidentAndreas Michelmann
HEADQUARTERS
Address
CountryGermany
Secretary GeneralMark Schober
FINANCE
SponsorsKempa
Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse
Nigrin [de]
Deutsche Kreditbank
Prowin
Bosch Car Service
Lidl
Gerflor