Even at his massive size, Fathy was also a professional handball player prior to transitioning full-time to basketball. He played for the Egyptian national handball team in 2015 at the African Games Tournament, but was not selected to the official national team, according to a report from MSN.com.
He is the new Egyptian NT line-player. The most important thing with the newcomer in one of the biggest non-European handball forces is that he is 225 cm tall! Watch his first goal for the NT in Congo against Gabon.. Egypt win African Games by beating Angola 25:23 at the final.
The giant got out of the final list announced by Marwan Rajab for the African Nations Championship that Egypt hosted in early 2016 and crowned her, and his absence from the list that traveled to participate in the Olympic Games was a watershed point in his career with handball to ask the player to return to basketball and join the Eastern Smoke Team .
Handball Player. Denmark. 5ft 11.5in (182 cm) Kiril Lazarov. Handball Player. Macedonia. 6ft 4in (193 cm) Mikkel Hansen. Handball Player.
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The tallest line player in the world of handball Jordan Bonilauri is the new member of the Spanish La Rioja. After 11 seasons at Fenix Toulouse, the giant player left the club in direction Spanish ASOBAL. The 28-years old Bonilauri is 213cm tall which making him the second tallest guy in the world of professional […]
They came to Egypt with strong, tall, physical players, with the roster being stuffed with seven players over 2.00m tall. Two of them are the Gebala brothers, with left back Tomasz being the tallest player in the competition at 2.12m, while line player Maciej is only 12 centimeters shorter.
And, in my opinion, he is the tallest elite handball player to ever play the game. I’m sure there have been taller players, but it’s less doubtful that they could be considered elite. All too often as players approach 7 feet tall their effectiveness as handball players diminishes.
I started searching tallest handball players a year ago in some other site relating to handball. Most I've found on my own, but other people helped too. Here is the list with short description of every player:-Valerij Savko(2,20m-2,24m) Ukrainian played on time when handballers with 2,00m were real giants, not 2,08m or above like today!!
Currently the tallest player in the NBA since being signed by the Celtics in 2019.   Was the tallest high school basketball player in the US as of 2014,  and was the tallest player in US college basketball from 2016 to 2019.