Top earners, fitness champions, tasting ceremony: secrets of handball stars!

Our handball gamers will encourage German followers on the World Cup with their attacking play, nice staff spirit and good humor. SPORT BILD reveals the 15 secrets of the staff that may be topped champions at dwelling subsequent yr in 2024.

The secret of pace!

Our stars rating infinite objectives within the World Cup. Also, the throws attain a really excessive pace. Backcourt participant Juri Knorr (22/Rhein-Neckar Leuven) had the toughest shot on the staff at 137.69 km/h.

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Yuri Knorr’s throwing pace is 137.69 km/h


The secret of Harz

The youngest does the dirtiest work. Knorr, nearly two months youthful than Julian Köster (22 / VfL Gummersbach), is a pitch controller who has to attend for the pots of sticky mass and take them to coaching with a ball bag. Resin is used to raised grip the ball.

The secret of the medicinal plant!

This is a ritual. Coaches and professionals apply Japanese natural oil (if wanted) to their palms earlier than a sport. Deep respiratory clears the airways.

The secret of focus!

The IHF has listed Yannick Kolbacher (27/Rhein-Neckar Leuven) as 1.93m and 105kg. Unstoppable spherical edge. National coach Alfred Gislason (63), a former world-class defender, stated: “His heart of gravity may be very low. Once Kohli has the ball, he’s unstoppable.”


DHB stars towards Norwegian chapter
“There is not any likelihood to carry out towards France”

Source: AFP

The secret of kilograms!

Who has the largest muscle mass and may elevate essentially the most – Johannes Golla (25/Flensburg-Handwitt), Yannick Kolbacher or Andreas Wolff (31/Kielce)? Kohlbacher informed SPORT BILD: “I’m 20 kg greater than Andi in phrases of most weight. I’m 140, 150 kilos now – Andi has it too. I’ve already scored 170. Now, if I follow for 2 weeks, Andi will begin crying once more…”

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Power Pack: Yannick Kohlbacher

Power Pack: Yannick Kohlbacher

Photo: Jan Wojtas/dpa

DJ secret!

Simon Ernst (28/SC DHfK Leipzig) is obsessive about the dressing room and at all times has a conveyable jukebox with him. Hits are additionally performed. Hilarious: In Katowice, some gamers together with Patrik Grotzky (33/Rhein-Neckar Leuven) sang alongside to the celebratory music from the sector’s loudspeakers through the warm-up.

The secret of coal!

According to SPORT BILD, Andreas Wolf from the highest Polish membership earns 40,000 euros monthly. For comparability: Djibril M’Bengou (30/Bergischer HC) has round €18,000.


Why is he doing that?
Handball star Koster beat himself up within the dressing room

Source: DHB

The secret of the bonus!

DHB paid 16 gamers a complete of €400,000 for the World Cup title. There is a separate settlement for coaches and employees. There is cash as much as eighth place (€40,000), which the staff secured by reaching the quarter-finals.

The Secret of the Jar!

Luca Witzke (23/SC DHfK Leipzig) visited the Mining Museum and “Katowice Colliery” in the primary spherical. Witzke adopted within the footsteps of his father Jürgen, who labored as a miner underground.

Children’s secret!

With 16 gamers on the DHB World Cup, 5 of them have offspring. Fathers within the staff: Joel Birlech (25/Rhein-Neckar Leuven), Patrick Grotzky (33), Paul Drucks (27/Fuchse Berlin), Kai Hafner (33/MT Melsungen) and Johannes Golla (25).

The secret of greens!

Because Knorr suffered from main patellar tendon issues at a younger age, he modified his eating regimen. The 1.92m man has since turn out to be the one participant who has not eaten meat. Success: the vegetarian has been pain-free ever since.

The Golf Secret!

Christoph Steinert (33/HC Erlangen) is an entrepreneur. With Lutz Heiny (27/HC Erlangen) and Konstantin Madert (34/E. Hildesheim) he has a web based store for golf tools ( and is now launching his first gadgets.

The secret of the sport!

Kai Hafner can do it proper and left. The European champion perfected the hand change. Hafner: “I throw left-handed and write right-handed. That’s why I divided the duties very nicely.”

Secret of the hand!

“He broke a number of bones in his hand,” nationwide coach Alfred Gislason (63) informed SPORT BILD about his accidents throughout his taking part in profession. “The extensor tendon of the ring finger was damaged and three iliac bones had been damaged. I additionally dislocated my ring finger as soon as. But it was all value it.”

The secret of the oven!

All one of the best to the celebs! The DHB World Cup has its personal chef. Nils Walbrecht (41) grants extra needs to the celebs on the location.


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