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Magnus Abelvik Rod is Young World Handball Player 2019

Handball-Planet.com is pleased to announce the results of our 6th Voting Contest for the Young World Handball Player 2018/2019 (generation 1997 and younger). The Norwegian youngstar, one of the lefthanders which will certainly mark a period in world of handball, Magnus Rod (1997) got the highest number of cumulative votes of handball journalists and handball fans (Handball-Planet.com visitors. 

Behind Norwegian is fantastic season with SG Flensburg Handewitt in which he won German Bundesliga, but also the World Championship 2019 final in Herning, where he had a great influence on the performance of Scandinavian team.   

Mem won the award with 23 points in total, ahead of Danish goalkeeper Emil Nielsen (Skjern Handbold) and Portuguese line-player Luis Frade (Sporting CP) with 22.

In two weeks of voting period 31.442 votes for 28 nominated players have shown the outstanding interest for our project, who has the goal to present the future stars of our sport.



Members of the Jury:

Previous winners:

Alex Dujshebaev 2014, Sander Sagosen 2015, 2016 and 2017, Dika Mem 2018

Members of the Jury:

Stig Nygard (TV 2, Norway)
Rici Gjamovski (g-sport.mk, Macedonia)
Jorge Dargel Amigo (Marca, Spain)
Marcin Gorcynski (SportoweFakty.pl, Poland)
Zika Bogdanovic (Balkan-Handball.com, Serbia)
Sreten Raskovic (TV Arena Sport)
Mladen Miletic (Vecernji List, Croatia)
Sascha Staat (Kreis Ab – Der Podcast, Germany)
Joszef Simon (Nemzeti Sport, Hungary)



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