Gísli Þorgeir Kristjánsson

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Gísli Þorgeir Kristjánsson
Player information
birthday July 30, 1999
place of birth Reykjavík , Iceland
citizenship IcelandersIcelanders Icelandic
height 1.91 m
Playing position Back center
  Back left
Throwing hand right
Club information
society SC Magdeburg Logo.svg SC Magdeburg
Jersey number 10
Clubs as active
from ... to society
0000–2018 IcelandIceland FH Hafnarfjörður
2018-2020 GermanyGermany THW Kiel
2020– GermanyGermany SC Magdeburg
National team
Debut on October 26, 2017
against SwedenSweden Sweden
  Games (goals)
IcelandIceland Iceland 23 (31)

As of January 23, 2020

Gísli Þorgeir Kristjánsson (born July 30, 1999 in Reykjavík ) is an Icelandic handball player . He is under contract with the German club SC Magdeburg .


Gísli Þorgeir Kristjánsson played in Iceland for FH Hafnarfjörður , for whom he scored four goals in the 2017/18 EHF Cup . In the summer of 2018, the 1.91-meter-tall backcourt player moved to the German handball league for THW Kiel, where he signed a three-year contract. In 2019, he won the DHB Cup and the EHF Cup with THW Kiel . In January 2020 he moved to SC Magdeburg .

At the U-18 European Championship in Croatia in 2016 , Gísli was the most successful Icelandic shooter with 53 goals. On October 26, 2017, he made his debut in the 31:29 win against Sweden in the Icelandic men's national team .


Gísli Þorgeir Kristjánsson's mother is the politician and former Icelandic international Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir . His father Kristján Arason played 245 international matches for the Icelandic national handball team, in which he scored 1,123 goals, and played in the handball Bundesliga at VfL Gummersbach , with which he won the German championship in 1988.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. www.hsi.is A landslið karla l 28 manna hópur fyrir EM2020 accessed on December 15, 2019
  2. a b c d e THW Kiel secures Arason's son Kristjánsson. In: handball-world.news. December 6, 2017, accessed June 23, 2018 .
  3. ^ SC Magdeburg signed Gísli Þorgeir Kristjánsson from Kiel. In: handball-world.news. January 23, 2020, accessed January 23, 2020 .