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Thierry OMEYER

French Thierry OMEYER

French handballer (goalkeeper), double Olympic champion in 2012 and 2018

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Born: on November 02, 1976 in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France  (42 years)


Biography

Thierry Omeyer (born 2 November 1976) is a French handball goalkeeper for Paris Saint-Germain Handball and the French national team.

Member of the French national team since 1999, he has won all major titles with the team: world champion (five times), European champion (three times) and Olympic champion (twice).[1]

He is widely considered to be one of the best handball goalkeepers of all time, and is the third goalkeeper so far to have been elected best player of the world by the International Handball Federation (the two others being Henning Fritz, in 2004, and Árpád Sterbik, in 2005), what he achieved in 2008. In his former club (THW Kiel), his nickname was Die Mauer (The Wall).

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