German Handball Federation
The German Handball Federation counts 756 987 members and 4 356 clubs and is thus one of the strongest national sport federations and the biggest handball umbrella association worldwide. The federation is especially represented by its national teams. The men’s team won the European Championship in 2016 with up to 18 million spectators on national television.
In 2017, the German Handball Federation hosted the women’s World Championship, in 2019 they will co-host the men’s World Championship with Denmark.
Beside the competitive sports, the German Handball Federation is also socially engaged. This includes tasks of member recruitment, engagement in school sports, interculturality and much more.