Handball EM: Corona shock for handball players – 13 players left the sport! – HANDBALL

Corona hit the German handball staff exhausting!

Handball players complain about extra instances of corona throughout the European Championship. DHB introduced 4 new optimistic PCR exams in the staff by way of a press launch on Wednesday. Christoph Steinert, Jibril M’Benge and Sebastian Heymann examined optimistic. There can be a coronal illness with a member of the purposeful group.

But the substitute already exists.

According to SPORT BILD, Lukas Stutzke (24) and Tobias Reichmann (33) must be promoted. Stutzke performs proper again for Bergischer HC in the Bundesliga. Right-back Reichmann goes to MT Melsungen looking for objectives and received the 2016 European Championship with DHB.

Who quits?

Julius Kühn (28) examined detrimental for the corona virus on Sunday.

Kai Hafner (32), Timo Kastenin (26), Lucas Mertens (25), Luka Witzke (22) and goalkeeper Andreas Wolff (30) examined optimistic in quarantine on Monday.

Till Klimpke (24) and Marcel Schiller (29) additionally examined optimistic on Tuesday.

Rune Damke, Christoph Steinert, Djibril M’Bengou and Sebastien Heymann voluntarily missed coaching on Wednesday.

All 13 members of the staff at the moment are remoted in single rooms.

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Goalkeeper Andreas Wolff (30) additionally examined optimistic on Monday

Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa


National coach Alfred Gislason was compelled to replenish his squad after the failures in Corona. backfield participant Heinrich Wagner was launched as a substitute for Julius Kühn on Sunday, however has proven optimistic outcomes since then.

On Monday, the Berlin Foxes turned European champions Fabian Vide (27) and Paul Drucks (26) in addition to the left wings of Kiel Rune Damke (28), circle runner Sebastian Firnhaber (27) HC Erlangen and Hamburger Goalkeeper Johannes Bitter (39) DHB was introduced as substitute. Lukas Stutzke (24) and Tobias Reichmann (33) have been referred to as as much as the nationwide staff on Wednesday.


Germany is attempting to make it three wins at the European Handball Championship after preliminary rounds in opposition to Belarus, Austria and Poland. But who’re the 19 broad shoulders our EM hopes for?

The nationwide handball coach made the determination to pick out 19 players who will go to Germany in January (January 13-30) for the European Championship in Hungary and Slovakia. Alfred Gislason (62) It isn’t straightforward earlier than the match.

Deserving players have introduced their retirement from nationwide handball, together with Hendrik Pekeler (30), Uwe Gensheimer (35), Johannes Bitter (39) and Steffen Weinhold (35). In addition, Paul Drucks (26), Fabian Wiede (27) and Juri Knorr (21) have been injured or denied the crown. According to Gislason, many failures “can have a optimistic impact, and now others can present themselves. We have a weight shift at some positions.”

With 5 European champions

Flensburg-Kreisrunner leads the German handball staff as captain John Golla. A collection of DHBs gathered in (*13*) on New Year’s Day to organize. There are 5 European champions from 2016 with goalkeeper Andreas Wolff, Julius Kühn, Kai Hafner, Simon Ernst and the nominated Fabian Wiede.

The oldest and most skilled participant on the staff is Patrick Wientzk (32 years previous), with 150 video games. And 9 players haven’t performed in a significant match earlier than.

“These 19 players are prepared they usually all have high quality,” Gislason advised SPORT BILD. Our plan is being carried out. We want time, however I’m certain we’ll get on the board with a giant preventing coronary heart from the first second.”

German goalkeepers

  • To Klimp (HSG Wetzlar) – examined optimistic
  • Andreas Wolff (Vive Kielce/POL) – examined optimistic
  • Johannes Bitter (HSV Hamburg)

German discipline players

  • Lucas Mertens (SC Magdeburg) – examined optimistic
  • Marcel Schiller (Fresh in Goppingen) – examined optimistic
  • Sebastian Heymann (New in Geppingen) – examined optimistic
  • Julius Kuehn (Melsungen) – examined optimistic
  • Simon Ernst (SC DHfK Leipzig)
  • Julian Koster (VfL Gummersbach)
  • Philipp Weber (SC Magdeburg)
  • Luka Witzke (SC DHfK Leipzig) – examined optimistic
  • Kai Hafner (Melsungen) – examined optimistic
  • Djibril M’Bengou (FC Porto/POR) – examined optimistic
  • Christoph Steinert (HC Erlangen) – examined optimistic
  • Timo Kastenin (Melsungen) – examined optimistic
  • Lucas Zerbe (TBV Lemgo Lippe)
  • Johannes Golla (SG Flensburg-Handewitt)
  • Yannick Kohlbacher (Rhein-Neckar Leuven)
  • Patrick Wienck (THW Kiel)
  • Hendrik Wagner (Ludwigshafen) –examined optimistic
  • Fabian Wiede (Foxes Berlin) – really useful
  • Paul Drucks (Foxes Berlin) – nominated
  • Rune Dahmke (THW Kiel) – nominated
  • Sebastian Firnhaber (HC Erlangen) – really useful
  • Johannes Bitter (HSV Hamburg) – really useful
  • Lukas Stutzke (Bergischen HK) – nominated
  • Tobias Reichmann (MT Melsungen) – nominated

“We have a younger, inexperienced, however hungry and proficient staff. I feel we’ll have plenty of enjoyable. We are nothing however favourites.’

The coach of the nation will take part in the handball championship with this staff. What does Gislason count on from the efficiency of German handball players in the European Championship? learn right here .

Germany’s preliminary opponents in Group D have been Belarus (33:29), Austria (34:29) and Poland (30:23).

The following video games:

Germany will meet in the fundamental spherical of Group II


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