Germany men's national handball team


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.

Germany
Information
AssociationDeutscher Handballbund
CoachAlfreð Gíslason
Assistant coachMattias Andersson
Erik Wudtke
CaptainUwe Gensheimer
Most capsFrank-Michael Wahl (344)
Most goalsFrank-Michael Wahl (1412)
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances10 (First in 1936)
Best resultWinners (1936)
World Championship
Appearances25 (First in 1938)
Best resultWinners (1938, 1978, 2007)
European Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1994)
Best resultWinners (2004, 2016)
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Germany men's national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
1936 BerlinTeam
1984 Los AngelesTeam
2004 AthensTeam
2016 Rio de JaneiroTeam
World Championship
1938 Germany
1978 Denmark
2007 Germany
1954 Sweden
2003 Portugal
1958 East Germany
European Championship
2004 Slovenia
2016 Poland
2002 Sweden
1998 Italy
World Outdoor Championship
1938 Germany
1952 Switzerland
1955 West Germany
1959 Austria
1966 Austria
1963 Switzerland

Honours


CompetitionTotal
Olympic Games 1214
World Championship 3216
European Championship 2114
Total65314

Competitive record


Olympic Games

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
1936Champions155009619
1972Main round662138289
1976Semi-finals4640211597
1980Did not qualify
1984Runners-up26501131113
1988Did not qualify
1992Preliminary round106114116123
1996Preliminary round76402144128
2000Knockout stage58512203180
2004Runners-up28503216181
2008Preliminary round95212126130
2012Did not qualify
2016Third place38602246216
2020Qualified
Total11/141 Title64394*2114731276

World Championship

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
1938Champions13300239
1954Runners-up243016130
1958Third place3430114970
1961Fourth place4640210764
1964Fourth place463129686
1967Quarter-finals65302158139
1970Quarter-finals565018881
1974Preliminary Round96402126100
1978Champions1642010586
1982Main Round77412128123
1986Main Round77403134135
1990Did not qualify
1993Main Group67322154154
1995Fourth place49702221184
1997Did not qualify
1999Quarter-finals59801244182
2001Quarter-finals88314233189
2003Runners-up29711306219
2005Main Round99513323232
2007Champions110901304260
2009Main Round58422232202
2011Main Round117504268246
2013Quarter-finals57502200176
2015Quarter-finals79612250221
2017Round of 1696501170128
/ 2019Fourth place410622269237
2021Main Round126312163122
/ 2023To be determined
// 2025
2027Qualified as host
Total25/303 Titles15910713*3940193228

European Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
19949th/10th place96213135131
19967th/8th place86114131135
1998Third place3 7502177159
20009th/10th place96123129136
2002Runners-up2 8512201188
2004Champion1 8611244208
20065th/6th place57511223193
2008Fourth place48404224224
2010Main round106123157165
2012Main round76213156156
2014Did not qualify
2016Champion1 8701223200
2018Main round96222156145
20205th/6th place58602232202
2022Qualified
2024Qualified as host
Total15/162 titles954813*3425442398
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided in a penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Team


Current squad

Squad for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship.[1][2]

Head coach: Alfreð Gíslason

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Johannes Bitter (1982-09-02) 2 September 1982 (age 38) 2.05 m 157 1 TVB 1898 Stuttgart
3 LW Uwe Gensheimer (1986-10-26) 26 October 1986 (age 34) 1.88 m 189 921 Rhein-Neckar Löwen
4 P Johannes Golla (1997-11-05) 5 November 1997 (age 23) 1.95 m 14 33 SG Flensburg-Handewitt
9 RW Tobias Reichmann (1988-08-27) 27 August 1988 (age 32) 1.88 m 95 297 MT Melsungen
12 GK Silvio Heinevetter (1984-10-21) 21 October 1984 (age 36) 1.94 m 196 3 MT Melsungen
15 CB Juri Knorr (2000-05-09) 9 May 2000 (age 21) 1.90 m 4 9 GWD Minden
18 P Sebastian Firnhaber (1994-04-18) 18 April 1994 (age 27) 1.98 m 3 7 HC Erlangen
20 CB Philipp Weber (1992-09-15) 15 September 1992 (age 28) 1.94 m 34 86 SC DHfK Leipzig
22 CB Marian Michalczik (1997-02-01) 1 February 1997 (age 24) 1.99 m 24 24 Füchse Berlin
24 RW Patrick Groetzki (1989-07-04) 4 July 1989 (age 31) 1.89 m 145 368 Rhein-Neckar Löwen
25 RB Kai Häfner (1989-07-10) 10 July 1989 (age 31) 1.92 m 94 206 MT Melsungen
31 LW Marcel Schiller (1991-08-15) 15 August 1991 (age 29) 1.89 m 11 44 Frisch Auf Göppingen
33 GK Andreas Wolff (1991-03-03) 3 March 1991 (age 30) 1.98 m 102 13 Łomża Vive Kielce
35 LB Julius Kühn (1993-04-01) 1 April 1993 (age 28) 1.98 m 67 213 MT Melsungen
39 LB Lukas Stutzke (1998-01-14) 14 January 1998 (age 23) 1.95 m 2 0 Bergischer HC
42 P Moritz Preuss (1995-05-22) 22 May 1995 (age 26) 1.94 m 6 6 SC Magdeburg
38 LB Fabian Böhm (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 31) 1.98 m 44 72 TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
73 RW Timo Kastening (1995-06-25) 25 June 1995 (age 25) 1.80 m 15 45 MT Melsungen
77 RB David Schmidt (1993-10-19) 19 October 1993 (age 27) 1.90 m 9 1 Bergischer HC
95 CB Paul Drux (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 (age 26) 1.92 m 91 171 Füchse Berlin
96 RB Antonio Metzner (1996-06-27) 27 June 1996 (age 24) 2.07 m 1 5 HC Erlangen

History of coaches

References


  1. "Stutzke rückt in WM-Kader" (in German). dhb.de. 11 January 2021. Retrieved 11 January 2021.
  2. "Team Roster Germany" (PDF). ihf.info. 15 January 2021. Retrieved 15 January 2021.