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TOP 30 “handball old timers”: Hombrados, Omeyer, Ilic, Sterbik, Nagy, Lazarov…

Where is the limit of human endurance in sport? Handball players pushing this line further season by season, so there are a lot of TOP handball players in TOP clubs who are close to 40’s and even in 40’s.

Handball-Planet.com presents a list of TOP 30 “handball old timers” (players born 1981 and older), players who are still in the best teams, leagues and form.

Among them are 11 goalkeepers, five right backs, four line-players and left wings, two right wings and playmakers, defensive specialist and left back…

The oldest one is Jose Javier Hombrados, legendary 46-years old goalie and president of Spanish Guadalajara, former BM Ciudad Real and Spanish NT member.

 TOP 30 “HANDBALL OLDTIMERS”:

  1. Arpad Sterbik (Telekom Veszprem, goalkeeper, 1979)
  2. Thierry Omeyer (Paris Saint Germain Handball, goalkepeer – 1976)
  3. Momir Ilic (Telekom Veszprem, left back – 1981)
  4. Laszlo Nagy (Telekom Veszprem, right back – 1981)
  5. Kiril Lazarov (HBC Nantes, right back, 1980)
  6. Raul Entrerrios (FC Barcelona Lassa, playmaker – 1981)
  7. Gudjon Valur Sigurdsson (Rhein Neckar Lowen, left wing – 1979)
  8. Alexander Petersson (Rhein Neckar Lowen, right back – 1980)
  9. Jonas Kallman (MOL Pick Szeged, left wing – 1981)
  10. Danijel Saric (Duhail Qatar, goalkeeper, 1978)
  11. Kasper Sondergaard (Skjern Handbold, right back – 1981)
  12. Michael V Knudsen (Bjerringbro Silkeborg, line player, 1978)
  13. Jesper Noddesbo (Bjerringbro Silkeborg, line player, 1980)
  14. Tobias Karlsson (SG Flensburg Handewitt, defensive player – 1981)
  15. Renato Sulic (Orlen Wisla Plock, line-player, 1979)
  16. Juan Garcia Lorenzana (Abanca Ademar Leon, left wing, 1977)
  17. Hans Lindberg (Fuchse Berlin, right wing, 1981)
  18. Dalibor Doder (GWD Minden, playmaker, 1979)
  19. Gorazd Skof (HC Erlangen, goalkeeper, 1977)
  20. Rastko Stojkovic (Maccabi Le Zion, line-player, 1981)
  21. Ivan Nikcevic (Sporting CP, left wing, 1981)
  22. Nikola Marinovic (HSG Wetzlar, goalkeeper, 1976)
  23. Jose Javier Hombrados (Guadalajara, goalkeeper, 1972)
  24. Carsten Lichtlein (VfL Gummersbach, goalkeeper, 1979)
  25. Arnaud Siffert (HBC Nantes, goalkeeper – 1978)
  26. Patrice Annonay (Tremblay Handball, goalkeeper, 1979)
  27. Makram Missaoui (Dinamo Bucuresti, goalkeeper, 1981)
  28. Ramazan Done (Besiktas Mogaz, right back, 1981)
  29. Fabian van Olphen (TBV Lemgo, right wing, 1981)
  30. Marcin Wichary (Orlen Wisla Plock, goalkeeper, 1980)