This is the pillar of handball in Germany

Image: Christoph Steinert, the present participant of the World Cup, comes from the stronghold of handball, Germany. (© IMAGO / camera4+)

Since 2009: These German cities have supplied the most DHB gamers

The German nationwide group is at the moment performing effectively in the 2023 World Handball Championship. The preliminary stage ended with three wins, and you’ve got 4 wins after 4 video games in the most important spherical.

But since 2009, which metropolis and which federal state has spoken the most in the German nationwide handball group?

We checked out which metropolis particular person handball gamers are from and which state has the most DHB stars.

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The capital is in the lead

Looking at hometown, the two cities share the prime spot in ex aequo. DHB had three gamers in each Berlin and Magdeburg.

Christoph Steinert, Tobias Reichmann and Jens Wortmann come from Berlin. Matthias Musche, Christoph Teuerkauf and Henning Fritz from Magdeburg.

This is an actual achievement for Magdeburg, with a inhabitants of not more than 300,000. After all, you’ve the similar gamers as in Berlin, it is ten occasions larger.

And greater than Hamburg, Würzburg, Aachen, Giesen, Duisburg, Ludwigshafen and Goppingen – all of them have no less than two gamers.

Incidentally, since 2009, the champions of the German Handball League have been THW Kiel (8), Rhein-Neckar Leuven (2), Flensburg-Handewitt (2), HSV Hamburg (1) and SC Magdeburg (1).

Record champions Kildare have solely had one participant since 2009, Rune Damke. Because Hamburg supplied just one, Mannheim and Flensburg.

A transparent winner in the federal states

From the perspective of the federal states, there is a transparent winner and a transparent runner-up. Since 2009, Baden-Württemberg has produced 20 gamers for the German nationwide group.

Behind them is North Rhine-Westphalia with 17 gamers represented over time. After that nothing comes for a very long time.

The state of Bavaria has had no less than 8 gamers since 2009 and is behind Saxony-Anhalt (6), Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony (5 every).

Bremen, Saarland and Thuringia will not be strongholds of handball. All of them supplied just one participant. Although Bremen and Saar are of course comparatively small.

By the approach: 5 gamers weren’t born in Germany: Dagur Sigurdsson (Reykjavik, Iceland), Alfred Gislason (Akureyri, Iceland), (Matthias Andersson (Malmo, Sweden), Andreas Rojewski (Wejherowo, Poland) and Yevgeny Pevnov (Tashkent, Uzbekistan).

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