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Italy national handball team

Italy
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Information
Association Italian Handball Association
Coach
Colours
Results
World Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 1997)
Best result 18th, 1997
European Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 1998)
Best result 11th, 1998
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The Italy national handball team is the national handball team of Italy. It only had 1 appearance in World championship 1997, and the next year hosted the European Championship (in both times coache by Lino Červar). It had poor result in both competitions. It never qualified for the Olympic Games.

However, the handball is popular in Italian zones where it is played.

Contents

  • Best results 1
    • Details 1.1
  • Current squad 2
  • Famous coaches 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Best results

  • 1979.: Silver medal on Mediterranean Games.
  • 1991.: Bronze medal on Mediterranean Games.
  • 1997.: Victory on the qualification for the World Championships in Japan, only appearance of Italy on World Championships (ending 18th).
  • 1997.: Silver medal on Mediterranean Games.
  • 1998.: Only appearance on European Championships; 11th place.

Lino Červar was the coach on these last three competitions.

Details

Mediterranean Games record
European Championship record
World Championship record
Olympics record

Italy team never participated at the Summer Olympics.[1]

Current squad

The Italian international squad at the 2013 World Championship Qualification

Position No. Player Date of birth Club
GK
1
Pierluigi di Marcello (1978-02-18) 18 February 1978 Teramo Handball
GK
12
Paolo Sirsi (1982-04-20) 20 April 1982 Polisportiva Junior Fasano
CB
9
Alejo Juan Martin Carrara (1974-06-13) 13 June 1974 Pallamano Intini Noci
CB
16
Valerio Sampaolo (1987-01-04) 4 January 1987 HC Pressano
CB
20
Michael Widmann (1990-03-10) 10 March 1990 Loacker Südtirol Team
P
6
Martin Ariel Doldan (1987-01-31) 31 January 1987 Pallamano Intini Noci
P
5
Pasquale Maione (1982-07-26) 26 July 1982 Loacker Südtirol Team
RB
17
Michele Skatar (1985-12-30) 30 December 1985 HBC Nantes
RB
10
Felipe Gaeta (1982-03-12) 12 March 1982 Loacker Südtirol Team
LB
23
Dean Turkovic (1987-02-02) 2 February 1987 Loacker Südtirol Team
LB
24
Tin Tokic (1985-12-29) 29 December 1985 Pays d'Aix HB
LB
21
Damir Opalic (1974-02-01) 1 February 1974 HC Pressano
RW
11
Adriano Di Maggio (1985-04-14) 14 April 1985 HC Pressano
RW
4
Sergio Recchia (1990-08-17) 17 August 1990 Pallamano Intini Noci
LW
13
Demis Radovcic (1988-05-06) 6 May 1988 Loacker Südtirol Team
LW
22
Gonzalo Matis Viscovich (1976-11-27) 27 November 1976 Pallamano Intini Noci

Famous coaches

See also

References

  1. ^ "Italy Summer Sports". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 

External links

  • (Italian) Nazionale italiana
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