Berlin has not solely three Danish world champions, but in addition the most effective participant of the match.
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Last Sunday, Berlin additionally turned the world champion in handball. Because Hans Lindberg, Jacob Holm and Matthias Gidsel had been the three Danish gamers of Fühse Berlin on the prime of the rostrum on the World Handball Championships held in Poland and Sweden. After defeating France 34:29, Denmark achieved a feat that no different nation in handball historical past has achieved: it has gained three World Cups in a row. Three foxes performed an enormous half in it.
Foxes CEO Bob Hanning is happy with the fees in opposition to him. “I’m actually blissful for all three of them, particularly as a result of they’re actual personalities,” says Hanning. Of course, they watched Denmark’s three particular abilities carry out on the World Championships in Berlin, and Hanning stated there was occasional contact. After all, it was additionally a historic World Cup for Foxes.
The Berliners have had three world champions in Lindbergh, Holm or Lasse Andersson, however the formidable Foxes have but to win a Most Valuable Player (MVP), a very powerful participant in the whole World Cup. Mathias Gidsel’s star rose within the final spherical. Organizers voted the 23-year-old Danish participant the most effective participant on the final Olympic Games in Tokyo. He was additionally the match’s prime scorer with 60 targets – not together with a seven-meter throw.
Gidsel turned the “Most Wanted Player within the World”.
“He’s essentially the most sought-after participant within the world proper now,” Hanning stated. You can inform that supervisor Max-Schmeling-Halle is proud to see a handball participant of this caliber enjoying each week in a fox jersey. In explicit, the Danish left-hander’s long-term contract (till 2028) now turns into an actual coup. “Bringing him in over the summer time wasn’t only a sensation,” says Hanning, “it was a a lot greater sensation than having him tied up for a very long time.”
The Foxes are the appropriate membership for Gidsel, who hails from a small Danish city. “Mathias comes from a small membership that additionally values youth,” says Hanning. “It’s crucial that he feels snug within the metropolis and on the membership.” His teammates within the Danish nationwide crew additionally helped the handball participant discover his means in Berlin.
Hans Lindbergh specifically performed an vital function in guiding Giedsel to the Spree. “At that point – in 2016 – we had been in the appropriate place on the proper time with Hans,” says Hanning. Seven years in the past, the Foxes acquired the appropriate winger from bancrupt HSV Hamburg and in doing so put their first foothold within the Danish Foxes’ circle. Because Lindbergh acted as a form of mentor to Jacob Holm, who arrived two years later. Later, Andersson and Gidsel, who didn’t take part within the World Cup due to the delivery of their son, joined them.
Denmark’s momentum within the World Cup should even be taken into the “strongest league within the world”. While one or the opposite may nonetheless be rested for the European Cup sport in opposition to world champions HK Motor Zaporijshja, all Danes are trying ahead to the essential league restart in opposition to Hamm. Hanning expects “constructive energy for the crew” from the Danes. The league leaders will want it within the coming months because the Foxes are the crew to hunt. Chasers THW Kiel, Rhein-Neckar Löwen and SC Magdeburg await not far-off.
Bob Hanning additionally ready phrases of reward for the German crew: “You had been very assured and the fifth place within the world championship is nice information for our sport.” The DHB crew secured fifth place with a 28-24 win over Norway on Sunday. . In the quarterfinals, coach Alfred Ghislason’s crew misplaced to France, who later completed second within the World Cup.
“I acknowledge the brand new golden triangle within the nationwide crew,” stated Hanning fortunately. This is about the most effective younger participant of the match Yuri Knorr (Rhein-Neckar Leuven), left again Julian Köster (VfL Gummersbach) and DHB captain Johannes Golla (SG Flensburg-Handewitt). “Maybe one thing good will occur with the followers becoming a member of us on the upcoming European Championships,” says Hanning. The European Handball Championship shall be held in Germany in January 2024. One of the venues is Berlin.