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.
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.
Norwegian handball player Heidi Løke is best known for her association with Vipers Kristiansand and for her 2 Olympic medals, including a gold in 2012. She has won several championships, including the EHF Champions League, the World Championship, and the European Championship. Interestingly, even her brother and sister are handball players.
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.