Following the huge success of the World Best Handball Players and Handball PERSON contests and with the clear vision to praise and recognize the potential of some young – new forces in our sport, for the fourth year in a row, Handball-Planet.com organizes the voting Contest for the SPORTHERO WORLD YOUNG HANDBALL PLAYER 2016/2017. Fifthteen handball journalists from Norway, Denmark, France, Slovenia, Serbia, Russia, Poland, Australia, Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, and Belarus made the nominations of 28 players (four per position).
The last member of Jury are the visitors of Handball-Planet.com, which votes will be included in the final result.
Contest including boys born in 1995 and younger.
Please vote for the SPORT HERO WORLD YOUNG HANDBALL PLAYER 2016/2017 until June 18.
Andrei Yurynok (Meshkov Brest – Belarus)
Jerry Tollbring (IFK Kristianstad – Sweden)
Magnus Landin Jacobsen (KIF Kolding Kobenhavn – Denmark)
Adam Juhasz (Grundfos Tatabanya KC – Hungary)
Lukas Nilsson (THW Kiel – Sweden)
Nikola Bilyk (THW Kiel – Austria)
Haniel Langaro (Naturhouse La Rioja – Brazil)
Dani Dujshebaev (BM Atletico Valladolid – Spain)
Sander Sagosen (Aalborg Handbold – Norway)
Filip Taleski (Rhein Neckar Lowen – Macedonia)
Paul Drux (Fuchse Berlin – Germany)
Artsiom Kulak (Meshkov Brest – Belarus)
Dika Mem (FC Barcelona Lassa – France)
Nedim Remili (Paris Saint Germain – France)
Melvyn Richardson (Chambery Savoie – France)
Magnus Albevik Rod (Bækkelaget Håndball Elite – Norway)
Benoit Kounkoud (Paris Saint Germain – France)
Arkadiusz Moryto (Zaglebie Lubin – Poland)
Gal Marguc (RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko – Slovenia)
Blaz Janc (RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko – Slovenia)
Artsem Karalek (Saint Raphael – Belarus)
Jannik Kohlbacher (HSG Wetzlar – Germany)
Bence Banhidi (Pick Szeged – Hungary)
Ludovic Fabregas (HC Montpellier Handball – France)
Julien Meyer (Chambery Savoie – France)
Xoan Ledo Menendez (Villa De Aranda – Spain)
Lucas Bauer (Rhein Neckar Lowen – Germany)
Adam Borbely (Telekom Veszprem – Hungary)
Members of the Jury:
Rasmus Boysen (Denmark, hballtransfers.com)
Nicolas Chardon (Handnews.fr TEAM (France)
Lojze Grčman (SIOL, Slovenia)
Stig Nygard (TV 2, Norway)
Sergei Novikov (PRESSBALL, Belarus)
Sergey Prigolovkin (Rushandball.ru, Russia)
Zoran Misevski (gol.mk, Macedonia)
Bjorn Pazen (Handball Woche, Germany)
Jorge Dargel Amigo (Marca, Spain)
Sreten Raskovic (TV Arena Sport, Balkan)
Courtney Grahan (IHF, Australia)
Magda Pluszewska (EHF, Poland)
Konstantinos Chatzidimitriou (handball.gr, Greece)
Jasmin Tajic (Oslobodjenje, BiH)
Zika Bogdanovic (Balkan-Handball.com, Serbia)
Handball-Planet.com looking for the third best player on the Earth in the history of our Contest. Spanish right back Alex Dujshebaev (2013/2014) won title three years ago, while in the previous two seasons, Norwegian playmaker Sander Sagosen was the BEST.
The biggest number of nominations for SPORTHERO WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER 2016/17 got boys from RK Celje Pivovarna Laško, THW Kiel, Rhein Neckar Lowen, Paris Saint Germain and Meshkov Brest – two.
Situation with the national teams is a little bit different (14 in total). France giving 6, Belarus,Germany and Hungary 3, Sweden, Slovenia, Norway and Spain 2, Macedonia, Denmark, Poland, Austria and Brazil 1.
SPORTHERO – TITLE SPONSOR
This year the official name of the Contest will be SPORTHERO WORLD YOUNG HANDBALL PLAYER 2016/2017 as we joined our forces with ambitious Polish clothing company who offering very interesting goods for whole handball community.