Michaël Guigou


Michaël Guigou (born 28 January 1982) is a French handball player for USAM Nîmes Gard and the French national team.[1][2][3]

Michaël Guigou
Personal information
Born (1982-01-28) 28 January 1982 (age 39)
Apt, France
Nationality French
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club USAM Nîmes Gard
Number 14
Senior clubs
Years Team
1999–2019
Montpellier Handball
2019–
USAM Nîmes Gard
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–
France 283 (970)

Regular member of the France national team, he was on the team that won the gold medal at two Olympics (2008 and 2012), four World championships (2009, 2011, 2015 and 2017) and three European championships (2006, 2010, 2014). During the final at the 2009 world championship, he was the highest scorer in one match with 10 goals (including 7 penalties out of 7) and finished as highest scorer of the French team with 52 goals.

In 2019, after 20 years in Montpellier Handball, he joined USAM Nîmes Gard.

Achievements


Club

  • EHF Champions League:
  • EHF Cup:
  • French league (10): 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • French cup (11): 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016
  • French league cup (10): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • French supercup: 2010, 2011, 2018

International

Individual

  • All-Star Left wing of the World Championship: 2009
  • Best player of French league (11): 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018

References


  1. "Michaël Guigou". 2012 Summer Olympics. Archived from the original on 23 August 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  2. "2015 World Championship Roster" (PDF). IHF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  3. EHF profile