Stefan Kretzschmar

Stefan Kretzschmar (* 17. February 1973 in Leipzig) is one of the most successful German hand ball players.

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family

his father, Peter Kretzschmar, is 66facher GDR - national players and was a hand ball coach of the lady national team. Its nut/mother, Waltraud Kretzschmar, was trained by Peter Kretzschmar, is 217fache GDR Nationalspielerin and became 1971, 1975 and 1978 world champion, as well as 1976 vice- Olympiasiegerin with the GDR selection. 1998 married Stefan Kretzschmar the Kubanerin Maria de Los Angeles Mayea Linares, with which he has a daughter. Meanwhile it is divorced.

sporty career

at the age of 6 years began to play Stefan Kretzschmar hand ball. With 12 years he came into the training center Berlin and changed later in the child and youth sport school sports club direct current generator Berlin, in whom its coach Ulrich Fietkorn set him to the link rushing EN position. Two years later it won the youth championship of the GDR with the sports club direct current generator Berlin and became player of the youth selection of the German hand ball federation. 1989 became Kretzschmar player of the A-youth and later also the junior selection of the German hand ball federation (DHB).

In the season 1991/92 he became master player in the federal league team of blue white Spandau, which with the sports club direct current generator Berlin fused briefly before. With 125 gates he was the most successful goal scorer of its association and sixth-best thrower of the federal league group of north. 1993 changed Kretzschmar to the VfL Gummersbach (coach Heiner fire).

To 8. It gave its debut in the German national team to October 1993 against Switzerland (25: 21) among coaches of the national team Arno honour. In the season 1993/94 was it with 142 gates of most successful throwers of its association. In addition it was selected for the first time 1994 to the German Handballer of the yearly. In the same year it participated with the German national team in the European championship in Portugal (9. Place) and was selected afterwards in „the all star team “(world selection).

In the year 1995 it became for the second time German Handballer of the yearly and again most successful thrower of its association (141 gates). 1996 it participated with the German national team in the olympic plays in Atlanta and became in the same year by the new coach of the national team Heiner fire due to discrepancies from the national team geschmissen.

At the 1. July 1996 changed Kretzschmar to the sports club Magdeburg and won with this association 1997 for the Supercup. To 31. October 1997 it had its comeback in the national team under coach Heiner fire against Norway. 1998 it participated with the national team in the European championship in Italy (3. Place). In Sweden it won one year later with the national team the Worldcup and afterwards again in „the all star team “was selected. In addition it won the Eurocup with the sports club Magdeburg in this year and participated in the world championship in Egypt (5. Place). it took 1999 with the national team at the Supercup in Berlin (5. Place) and with the sports club Magdeburg at the club European championship in Magdeburg (2. Place), with which he was selected to the best player of the tournament, part.

With the choice to „the player of the yearly 2000 “it reserved the second seat behind Daniel Stephan. In the year 2000 it participated with the national team in the European championship in Croatia (9. Place) and was the only German player in the European selection crew in the play against Slovenia. In addition it took in the same year with the German national team at the olympic plays in Sydney (5. Place) and one year later at the world championship in France (8. Place) part. In the year 2001 Kretzschmar with the sports club Magdeburg winner of the Eurocups and German master of the season 2000/01 became. In addition it won the Supercup and the association EM with the sports club Magdeburg and with the national team the Supercup in Riesa in this year. it took 2002 at the European championship in Sweden (2. Place) part and occupied with the sports club Magdeburg the 2. Place of the DHB cup.

To 27. April 2002 it won with the sports club Magdeburg as a first German crew the champions League and 6 months later the club European championship. In November 2002 it took with the German national team at the Worldcup in Sweden (3. Place) part and 2003 at the world championship in Portugal (2. Place), where it tightened itself in the semi-final against France a small finger break and for one month failed. In November 2003 it participated with the German national team in the Supercup in Leipzig/Riesa and to the player of the yearly in Saxonia-Anhalt was selected. Due to an operation Kretzschmar had to call its participation off in the European championship 2004 in Slovenia, with which Germany became European champion. With the olympic plays 2004 in Athens it wanted to then win the gold medal as replacement for the escaped EM-Goldmedaille. The crew presented itself kämpferisch and spielerisch outstanding and reaches the final. There they were subject to Croatia and Kretzschmar won those silver medal.

Thereupon it withdrew beside some other top players from the German national team, for which it completed over 200 international matches and obtained over 750 gates, and which South German newspaper wrote from the end of the golden generation.

media

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