Uwe Braunschweig

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Uwe Braunschweig ( 19 May 1949 - 14 November 2013 ) was a German handball player who played with VfL Gummersbach in the Bundesliga .


Uwe Braunschweig played handball at VfL Gummersbach from the age of nine. From 1967 to 1975 he was part of the Bundesliga team at VfL. With Gummersbach, the circle runner won the German championship in 1969, 1973, 1974 and 1975 as well as the European Champion's Cup in 1970, 1971 and 1974 .

For winning the 1970 European Cup, he was awarded the Silver Laurel Leaf on May 6, 1970.

After his active career at VfL, he was Deputy Chairman of the handball department from 1987 to 1991. In 2004, Braunschweig took over the office of managing director and one year later switched to the supervisory board. He died at the age of 64.

Individual evidence

  1. Sports report of the Federal Government of September 29, 1973 to the Bundestag - Printed matter 7/1040 - page 59
  2. www.rp-online.de: Uwe Braunschweig is dead , accessed on June 14, 2016