Handball-Planet.com is proud to announce that Romanian superstar – left back Cristina Neagu is the WORLD FEMALE HANDBALL PLAYER 2018 powered by New Belgrade Summer Cup. The 30-years old righthander of Romanian national team and CSM Bucharest got the biggest support of Handball-Planet.com Jury consisted of handball Experts (12 handball journalists from 12 countries) together with the fans from all over the world who took a part in voting choosing from 32 nominated players on eight positions.
Cristina Neagu was a leader of Romanian national team almost until the end of successful campaign at EHF EURO 2018 in France, where they ended at fourth position, but also with strong influence of the results of Romanian champions CSM Bucharest.
With 48 points in total, Neagu put behind French goalkeeper – Amandine Leynaud (44) and Russian right back Anna Vyakhireva (42).
Jozsef Simon (Nemzeti Sport, Hungary)
Michal Pomorski (handball.pl, Poland)
Jorge Dargel (MARCA, Spain)
Amina Idrizi (24rakomet.mk, Macedonia)
Ibolya Szekeres (Time Out Mag, Norway)
Laura Agena (Handball-Planet.com, Argentina)
Jasmin Tajic (Oslobodjenje, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Života Bogdanović (Handball-Planet.com, Serbia)
Nagore Odriozola (Revista Líderas, Spain)
Stig Nygard (TV 2, Norway)
Igor Grachov (xsport.ua, Ukraine)
Lars Bruun-Mortensen (TV 2, Denmark)
JURY MEMBERS FROM EUROPE AND SOUTH AMERICA
Our goal that handball world gets a public and fair contest for the World best players of the year, since 2010 received a big support from the parts of handball globe. WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER 2018 Jury has consisted of the people with their names and CV’s with the clear aim to get opinion from different countries, continents, handball schools and traditions. Our Jury members are famous handball specialists in their countries, which coming from the biggest media (Marca, TV 2 NO, etc), but also from specialized websites and newspapers as timeout.org, Balkan-Handball.com, rushandball.ru, rakomet24, handball.pl…
LOKE, TOMORI, NEAGU, MORK…
Neagu won the award for the third time (2015, 2016 and 2018) just like Heidi Loke (2011, 2013 and 2014). Zsuzsanna Tomori (2012) and Nora Mork (2017) are also on the list of Handball-Planet.com winners.
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