First ever Beach Handball Discussion


Beach Handball Discussion will be held for the first time ever at this EURO in Croatia. The Discussion will take place at the new venue of the Jarun Lake, on Monday, 19 th of June, at 7 pm. Guests will be Ole Jorstad, Thomas Schoneich, Eric Quintin and Josipa Grebenar. They will speak about the following topics: the current European Championship, popularization of the beach handball which will be played next year on the Olympic Games and growing interest for this sport.

Ole Jorstad is the Chairman of the Beach Handball Commission and member of the Management Committee of the European Handball Federation (EHF), while Thomas Schoeneich is EHF Beach EURO Media Manager.

There will also be Eric Quintin, the head coach of the U19 French men’s team and the technical manager of the Beach Handball in the French Handball Federation. Croatian player in the women’s team Josipa Grebenar will be Croatian representative. She has won four medals for Croatia at major competitions. She won two European golden medals in Italy and Norway and one bronze medal at the European Championship in Norway, in 2009. Grebenar also has a silver medal from the World Games in 2009.

Beach Handball Discussion will be opened for the public and all interested media representative will be able to ask questions.