Wacker Thun

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Wacker Thun
Wacker Thun logo
Full name Wacker Thun
Nickname (s) Brave
Founded 1961
Hall Sports hall laughter
Places 2000 places
president Switzerland Georges Greiner
executive Director Switzerland Nicole Kaufmann
Trainer Switzerland Martin Rubin
league National League A
rank 6th place
Website www.wackerthun.ch
Greatest successes
National Swiss champions
2013, 2018
Swiss cup winners
2002, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019
EHF Challenge Cup

Wacker Thun is a Swiss handball club from the Bernese Oberland . It was founded in 1961. Wacker Thun won the Swiss championship title twice in the men's top division (2012/13 and 2017/18 seasons). Wacker Thun was the only Swiss club team to win the EHF Challenge Cup . In the 2013/14 season, Wacker played in the Champions League . The Thuners won the Swiss Cup in 2002, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019. Wacker Thun has been one of the top teams in Switzerland for many years. Wacker provides junior teams of all age groups, from U11 (under 11 years) to U19. We work with the partner clubs TV Steffisburg and DHB Rotweiss Thun across all levels . In addition to many handball teams, Wacker Thun has a 30-strong volunteer TV team that produces live broadcasts and publishes interviews and summaries under the wackerTV label.

2018/2019 season

The Wacker Thun team at the Sparkassen-Cup in August 2013
23 Switzerland Flavio Wick goalkeeper
16 Switzerland Marc Winkler goalkeeper
2 Denmark Phillip Holm Back left
3 Switzerland Luca Linder Wing left
4th Switzerland Gabriel fields Wing left
5 Switzerland Nicolas Raemy Back right
6th Switzerland Jonas Dähler Wing right
8th Switzerland Marco Giovanelli Back right
10 Switzerland Thomas Lanz Wing left
11 Switzerland Ivan Wyttenbach Center back area
13 Switzerland Reto Friedli Circular rotor
15th Switzerland Simon Huwyler Center back area
17th Switzerland Damien Guignet Back left
19th Switzerland Stefan Huwyler Back left
20th Switzerland Sven Krainer Wing right
22nd Switzerland Roman Caspar Center back area
26th Switzerland Ron Delhees Center back area
T Switzerland Martin Rubin Trainer

Well-known former players

Season review in the SHL / NLA

season rank European Cup event
1992/93 4th - 1. European Cup participation
1993/94 3. - -
1994/95 7th - Farewell Martin Rubin to Dormagen
1995/96 7th - -
1996/97 5. - Suik Huong Lee becomes a brave player
1997/98 3. - -
1998/99 5. City Cup 1/4 Final -
1999/00 5. - -
2000/01 5. - -
2001/02 4th - 1st CH Cup victory
2002/03 2. Cup Winners Cup 3rd round Martin Friedli is the top scorer
2003/04 3. EHF Cup 3rd round -
2004/05 3. Challenge Cup Final Challenge Cup winner
2005/06 3. EHF Cup 1/8 Final 2nd CH Cup victory
2006/07 3. Cup Winners Cup 1/8 Final -
2007/08 5. Challenge Cup round 3 -
2008/09 6th - Resignation Suik Huong Lee and Sven Zbinden
2009/10 8th. - -
2010/11 4th - Resignation of Sandro Badertscher and farewell to Claudio Badertscher to Gossau / SG
2011/12 2. Challenge Cup Final 3rd CH Cup victory, Challenge Cup 2nd place
2012/13 1. - 1st CH championship title, 4th CH Cup victory, MVP Lukas von Deschwanden , top scorer Lukas von Deschwanden , best goalkeeper Andreas Merz , coach of the year Martin Rubin , 1st own live TV broadcast by the voluntary TV team
2013/14 5. Champions League Group phase CH-Cup 1/2 Final, MVP Lukas von Deschwanden
2014/15 4th Challenge Cup 1/4 Final
2015/16 2. EHF Cup round 2 Trainer of the year Martin Rubin , best U-21 young player Lenny Rubin , crowd favorite Reto Friedli , top scorer Lukas von Deschwanden
2016/17 4th EHF Cup 2nd round 5th CH Cup victory, crowd favorite Viktor Glatthard
2017/18 1. EHF Cup group stage 2nd Swiss championship title, crowd favorite Nicolas Raemy , MVP Lukas von Deschwanden


WackerTV logo

WackerTV is the club's video production and streaming division. The content is streamed via handballTV.ch . Individual productions are broadcast on Swiss radio and television , MySports, TV24 or foreign television companies.

When people were wanted for the live ticker, the idea of ​​television broadcasting arose.

The project started in December 2012. In the first live stream on April 17, 2013, the National League A final round match between Wacker Thun and Pfadi Winterthur was broadcast.

In 2015 they won the silver award in the WebTV Portals category of the World Media Festival .


event Client Beginning
Home games Wacker Thun 17th April 2013
International home games DHB Rotweiss Thun 15th November 2014
RA tournament BSV Bern Muri 2014
Yellow Cup Yellow Winterthur
Game of the round SPAR Premium League
Home games of the national teams SHV

Web links

Commons : Wacker Thun  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Nils Sager: The pioneers behind the pictures. (PDF; 1.2 MB) In: Jungfrau Zeitung . Gossweiler Media AG , March 11, 2016, accessed on July 2, 2018 .
  2. a b c Wacker Thun Television. (PDF; 12.9 MB) In: Emotions. Wacker Thun, 2015, pp. 5–7 , accessed on July 2, 2018 .
  3. References. Retrieved July 2, 2018 .
  4. TV productions. Retrieved July 2, 2018 .