Valérie Nicolas

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Valérie Nicolas
Valerie Nicolas at the 2003 World Cup

Valerie Nicolas at the 2003 World Cup

Player information
birthday March 12, 1975
place of birth Lampaul-Guimiliau , France
citizenship FrenchFrench French
height 1.78 m
Playing position goalkeeper
Throwing hand right
Club information
society Career ended
Clubs as active
from ... to society
1993-1995 FranceFrance USM Gagny
1995-2003 FranceFrance ES Besançon
2003-2007 DenmarkDenmark Viborg HK
2007-2008 DenmarkDenmark Ikast-Bording Elite Håndbold
2008–2012 FranceFrance ASPTT Nice
National team
Debut on June 21, 1995
against CanadaCanada Canada
  Games (goals)
FranceFrance France 245 (0)

As of June 17, 2016

Valérie Nicolas (born March 12, 1975 in Lampaul-Guimiliau , France ) is a former French handball player . She is 1.78 m tall.

Nicolas, who last played for the French club ASPTT Nice and played for the French women's national handball team, was a handball goalkeeper .

Valérie Nicolas started playing handball at the age of ten and specialized in the goalkeeping position from the age of 16. In 1993 she joined the first division USM Gagny. After two years she moved to the top club ES Besançon, where she won the French championship in 1998, 2001 and 2003, the French Cup in 2001, 2002 and 2003 and the European Cup Winners' Cup in 2003 . In 2003 she moved to Denmark. There she won in 2004 and 2006, the Danish Championship and the Danish Cup, in 2004 also the EHF Cup and 2006, the EHF Champions League . In 2007 she moved to Ikast-Bording Elite Håndbold , which she left a year later. Nicolas then joined the French club ASPTT Nice, where she ended her career in 2012.

Valérie Nicolas played 245 international matches for the French women's handball team . In 2003 she was elected world champion with France and the best player of the tournament, in 1999 she won World Cup silver , and in 2007 she was elected to the All-Star team again. She won bronze at the European Championships in 2002 and 2006 .

Valérie Nicolas trains the French national beach handball team.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Valérie Nicolas , accessed June 17, 2016
  2. a b Valérie Nicolas: “J'arrête le hand, pas de vivre! » , Accessed on June 17, 2016
  3. OASIS X HANDBALL - Valérie Nicolas: “un plaisir” , accessed on October 4, 2019