Magnus Andersson (handballer)


Per Magnus Andersson (born 17 May 1966) is a Swedish handball manager and former player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics, in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Magnus Andersson
Andersson in 2014
Personal information
Born (1966-05-17) 17 May 1966 (age 55)
Linköping, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club FC Porto (coach)
Senior clubs
Years Team
1985–1987
IF Saab
1987–1991
HK Drott
1991–1992
Viking HK
1992–1993
TuS Schutterwald
1993–1995
HK Drott
1995–1997
TuS Schutterwald
1997–1998
GWD Minden
1998–2003
HK Drott
2001
CB Ademar León
2003
HSG Nordhorn
National team
Years Team Apps
1988–2003
Sweden 307
Teams managed
2001–2005
HK Drott
2005–2010
FC København
2010–2011
Austria
2011–2012
AG København
2012–2014
HK Malmö
2014–2017
Frisch Auf Göppingen
2018–
FC Porto

Andersson was born in Linköping.

In 1992 he was a member of the Swedish handball team won the silver medal in the Olympic tournament. He played all seven matches and scored 18 goals.

Four years later he was part of the Swedish team which won the silver medal again. He played six matches and scored 16 goals.

At the 2000 Games he won his third silver medal with the Swedish team. He played all eight matches and scored ten goals.

Andersson was voted as the best handball player in the world in 1993.