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List of famous handball players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top handball players in the world? This includes the most prominent handball players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. These popular handball players are also featured on the best Olympic athletes in team handball and the most famous female handball players. This list of notable handball players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic handball players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned handball players.

Famous handball players on this list include Gro Hammerseng, Anders Eggert,  Katrine Lunde, and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known handball players to the lesser known handball players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the handball player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous handball players ever?" and "What are the names of famous handball players?" then you're in the right place.

Linnea Torstenson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Linnea Marie Torstenson is a Swedish female handballer who plays as a left back for CSM București in the Romanian Liga Naţională and the Sweden national team. She was among the top ten ...more

Anders Eggert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Anders Eggert Anders Eggert Magnussen is a Danish handball player currently playing for SG Flensburg-Handewitt. He has previously played in Denmark for GOG and Brabrand IF.

Oussama Boughanmi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Oussama Boughanmi is a Tunisian handball player. He competed for the Tunisian national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where the Tunisian team reached the quarterfinals.

Therese Islas Helgesson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Therese Islas Helgesson is a Swedish handball player. She plays for the club Nordstrand IF and for the Swedish national team. She participated at the 2008 Summer Olympics in China, where the ...more

Gro Hammerseng is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Gro Hammerseng-Edin is a Norwegian handballer playing for the Norwegian national team and Norwegian club Larvik HK. She has been the captain of the national team for several years, and in 2007 ...more

Katrine Lunde Haraldsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Katrine Lunde is a Norwegian team handball goalkeeper, playing for the Russian club Rostov-Don. She is the twin sister of fellow handball player Kristine Lunde-Borgersen. Her sporting ...more

Kornél Nagy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Kornél Nagy Kornél Nagy is a Hungarian handball player who plays for US Dunkerque HB and the Hungarian national team. He participated on three European Championships and two World Championships.

Maja Zebić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Maja Zebić is a Croatian handballer playing in the left wing position for the Croatian national team and ŽRK Vardar.

Anita Gaće is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Anita Gaće is a Croatian handballer playing for Dinamo Volgograd and the Croatian national team. After winning many Croatian championship and Croatian cup trophies in the past years, Gaće ...more

Mikkel Hansen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Mikkel Hansen is a Danish handball player, currently playing in PSG Handball. He was voted as the IHF World Player of the Year in 2011 by the International Handball Federation. He joined FC ...more

Nikola Karabatić is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Nikola Karabatić is a French handball player of Croatian and Serbian origin. With the French national handball team, he won two gold medals in Summer Olympics, three gold medals in World ...more

Jaleleddine Touati is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Jaleleddine Touati is a Tunisian handball player, playing for Dunkerque. He competed for the Tunisian national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where the Tunisian team reached the ...more

Selim Hedoui is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Selim Hedoui is a Tunisian handball player, playing for Al Arabi. He competed for the Tunisian national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where the Tunisian team reached the

Alexandra Do Nascimento is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Alexandra Do Nascimento Alexandra Priscila do Nascimento is a Brazilian female handball player. She plays for HCM Baia Mare in the Romanian Liga Naţională and the Brazilian national team. In 2012, she was the first ...more

Jessica Alonso Bernardo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Jessica Alonso Bernardo is a Spanish handball player, playing for the club Le Havre AC and on the Spanish women's national team. She was part of the Spanish team at the 2008 European Women's ...more

Bertrand Gille is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Bertrand Fabien Gille is a handball player from France. Very strong physically, he is considered one of the best pivot players in the world, and was honored with the title of World Player of the ...more

Ivana Lovrić is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Ivana Lovrić Ivana Lovrić is a Croatian team handball player. She plays on the Croatian national team, and participated at the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship in Brazil.

Thierry Omeyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Thierry Omeyer is a French handball goalkeeper who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain Handball. Member of the French national team since 1999, he has won all major titles with the team: ...more

Miranda Tatari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Miranda Tatari Miranda Tatari is a Croatian handball player. She plays on the Croatian national team, and participated at the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship in Brazil.

Marta Mangué is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Marta Mangué Marta Mangué González is a Spanish handballer who plays for Fleury Loiret HB and the Spanish national team. Previously, Mangué played for RK Zaječar, however, due to ...more

Camilla Herrem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Camilla Herrem is a Norwegian handball player who plays as a left wing for HCM Baia Mare in the Romanian Liga Naţională and the Norwegian national team.

Yvonne Leuthold is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Yvonne Leuthold is a British handball player. She plays for the British national team, and competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Lee Chang-Woo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Lee Chang-woo is a Korean handball player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Eduarda Amorim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Eduarda Amorim Eduarda Idalina "Duda" Amorim Taleska is a Brazilian handball player who plays as a left back for the Hungarian club Győri Audi ETO KC and the Brazilian national team. She was voted ...more

Arpad Sterbik is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Handball Players
Arpad Sterbik Capar is a professional handball goalkeeper who plays for RK Vardar. Born in Senta, SFR Yugoslavia, Sterbik is of Hungarian descent and holds Hungarian, Serbian and Spanish ...more