There is one month until the biggest competition in beach handball on club level. This year European beach handball tournament (EBT) Masters Finals will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece from 30th of May till 1st of June. For the first time ever this competiton will have 10 teams competing in both categories.
From the World Games in Cali, Colombia, to the Beach Handball Championship in the U.S., the First Official Beach Handball Championship in the United States is coming sooner than we think, to show how amazing and beautiful this sport is and the potential it has all over the country. Americans were able to see during the World Games in Cali the energy this sport brings and therefore have decided to make it happen in the United States. During last year’s World Games, around 13.000 people attended the event, and every single person was amazed with all the attractive moves that were shown by the best players in the world. Maybe that’s what sparked America to work and organize this excellent next event, American Open Beach Handball Championship.
bhc-zagreb.com journalists have spoken with Gabor Bathori, Hungarian beach handball national selection player, one of the best world specialists and, recently, beach handball journalists. At the beginning, please introduce yourself. How old are you, how long have you been playing handball, in which club (league) are you playing now? What is your occupation?
Hello to everyone, thanks the opportunity. I’m Gabor Bathori, I was born in 1980 in a Hungarian handball-loving town, called Tatabánya. I first met indoor handball in elementary school, in about 1991. Later, I played at several Hungarian clubs, usually in second-class. Recently, for 3 years I’m playing in France in an ambitious club which is third-class but we’d like to go up to second league. My current job is a handball player, and I’m really lucky that I can do what I like. Anyway, I’m working on a field of information technology.
Member of the Academic beach handball club Zagreb, Maja Majstorović, has spoken with Fernando Gallego, Alcala player which won the European club title last year in Umag. In addition you could read what Nano said to Maja. Enjoy.
1. First of all I would like to thank you for taking some times for this interview.Can you, please, introduce yourself in a few words?
„ Hello everyone.Thank you for invited me on this interview. My name is Fernando Gallego ( Nano ), I was born on June 18, 1985 and coming from Spain. I'm a specialist handball player with Balonmano Playa Alcalá and play for...
Beach handball expanding and global positioning on the world sports map has undergone another step forward. In the period from February 13 to February 16, 2014. Australian teams played the national championship. Teams and players from across the country are willing to show their skills on sand.
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