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“GOLDEN IS BACK”: Gudmundur Gudmundsson overtakes Iceland

Gudmundur Gudmundsson is back in Icelandic handball! The reigning Olympic champion with Denmark will lead the national team of his country in the next three years. He will replace Geir Svensson on that position after bad performance at Men’s EHF EURO 2018 where Iceland ended competition after Preliminary Round despite win over Sweden at the beginning.

Gudmundsson is more than familiar face for all linked with Icelandic handball as the most successful domestic coach who won silver medal with the team in Beijing 2008.

  • It will be a huge challenge for me – said Gudmundsson, who ended his contract with Bahraini national team, defeated in Asian final against Qatar.

Gudmundsson’s career:

1989-1992 Viking Reykjavik 
1992-1995 Revenue Mosfellsbær 
1995-1999 Fram Reykjavik 
1999-2001 TSV Bayer Dormagen (Germany) 
2001-2004 Iceland 
2005-2007 Fram Reykjavik 
2007-2007 Iceland (Assistant Trainer) 
2008-2012 Iceland 
2009-2010 GOG Svendborg (Denmark) 
2010-2014 Rhein-Neckar Löwen (Germany) 
2014-2017 Denmark 
2017-2018 Bahrain

source: handbollskanalen.se

photo: IHF, Stephane Pillaud

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