Magnus WISLANDER. Nicknamed "The Hose" because of his ability to slither through the defence, Magnus Wislander was voted World Handball Player of the Century in 1999. Three goals/game on average. He first played for the Swedish national team on 16 January 1985 and continued to represent his nation through 2004.
Best players of all time. In 1992, Gheorghe Gruia of Romania was named Best Player of All Time by the International Handball Federation. In 2000, the Swedish Magnus Wislander and the Ukrainian Zinaida Turchyna were elected Players of the 20th Century by the IHF.
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Handball has origins from many different countries. By the late 19th century, handball was being played in Germany, Scandinavia, Czech Republic, and Ukraine. The first evidence of handball goes back to long before, however. The women of the Roman Empire played a game similar to handball, which they called expulsim ludere.
Handball, also known as Team Handball or Olympic Handball, is a fast-paced game played in its modern conception in a seven-a-side contest of sixty minutes, divided into two periods of thirty minutes.
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Talant Mushanbetovich Dujshebaev (Russian: Талант Мушанбетович Дуйшебаев; born 2 June 1968) is a Russian-Spanish former handball player of Kyrgyz origin and current coach of Łomża Vive Kielce. His most usual demarcation as a player was centre backcourt.
Handball was invented by Nicolaj Ernst in 1897 in Nyborg, in Denmark. It is an indoor game played between two teams, containing a total of 7 players each. In the game, the players pass the ball with their hands and try to score by throwing the ball into the goal of the opponent team.
History of Handball. A sport of German origin, from the nineteenth century. Initially practiced only by women outdoors. To change that in 29 October 1919 the German Professor of the Normal School of Physical Education in Berlin, Karl Schelenz with the help of Max Heiser and Erich Konig worked to make handball a mixed and competitive sport.