Cristina Neagu is a Romanian handball player who plays for the Romanian women's national team. She was part of the team that won the bronze medal at the 2010 European Championship and the 2015 World Championship. Considered the greatest player of all time, Cristina Neagu is the only female handball player to win four World Player of the Year awards.
Stine Bredal Oftedal is a Norwegian handball player who currently captains the national team. She has helped her team win two Olympic bronze medals as well as three World Championship gold medals. Stine Bredal Oftedal has also helped her team win four European Championship gold medals. In 2019, the International Handball Federation named her World Handball Player of the Year.
Nora Mørk is a Norwegian handball player best known for helping her national team win bronze medals at the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. She is also a world champion and a European champion, having won two World Championship gold medals and four European Championship gold medals so far.
Sander Sagosen is a Norwegian handball player best known for winning the silver medal at the 2017 and 2019 IHF Men's Handball World Championship. He is also known for winning the bronze medal at the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship. Sander Sagosen has been an important member of the Norway men's national handball team since 2013.
Known as tennis legend Novak Djokovic's first coach, Jelena Gencic was a talented sportswoman in her own right and represented Yugoslavia in both tennis and handball. She was part of the Yugoslav team that won a bronze at the 1957 handball World Championships. She had also been a director at TV Belgrade.
Icelandic handballer Aron Pálmarsson made his senior career debut with Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar . He presently plays for Aalborg Håndbold and the Icelandic national handball team. So far Pálmarsson has achieved several feats including winning bronze with national team at 2010 European Championship; Bundesliga (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) with THW Kiel; and Copa ASOBAL(2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) with FC Barcelona.
Swedish handball coach and former handball player Ljubomir Vranjes had a successful playing stint with Redbergslids IK. He is also a former World Handball Champion and a 3-time European Handball Champion. He also won a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He later won the EHF Champions League as a manager.
Icelandic former handballer Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, who presently serves as coach of VfL Gummersbach, is noted for breaking the world record of Hungarian Péter Kovács for most goals scored in international men's handball in 2018. Other achievements of Sigurðsson includes winning silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze at the 2010 European Championship with Icelandic national handball team.
Ali Zein is an Egyptian professional handball player who plays for the Egyptian national team. He helped his national team win the 2016 and 2020 African Handball Nations Championship titles. At the 2018 African Championship, where his team finished second, Ali Zein was adjudged Best Player of the tournament. Ali Zein has also played for popular clubs like Al Ahly.
Filip Jicha is a Czech former handball player who played for the Czech Republic national handball team from 2000 to 2016. Jicha, who scored 816 goals in 148 games for his country, was named IHF World Handball Player of the Year in 2010. Filip Jicha is the current head coach of THW Kiel, which competes in the Handball-Bundesliga.
Cuban-born-Portuguese handballer Alfredo Quintana played as a goalkeeper. He spent his entire senior-club-career with FC Porto and won Portuguese League seven-times, Portuguese Cup twice and Portuguese Supercup twice with them. After becoming a Portuguese national in 2014, Quintana played for Portugal at 2020 European Men's Handball Championship and 2021 World Men's Handball Championship. His life was cut-short following a cardiac-arrest.
Ahmed El-Ahmar is an Egyptian professional handball player who plays for the Egyptian national team as well as for popular clubs like Zamalek Handball Club and El Jaish Handball Team. Ahmed El-Ahmar is a successful player, having won seven Egyptian Handball League titles, five Egyptian Handball Cups, and four African Men's Handball Championship titles in his illustrious career so far.