IFK Kristianstad

IFK Kristianstad is a handball club from the Swedish town of Kristianstad. There used to be next to Handball other sections in the sports club, for example, cycling and football. The football department was incorporated in 1990 in the club Kristianstad FF. The men's handball team's 37 seasons in the highest Swedish league, the Elitserien. Coach Ola Lindgren is.

The club was founded in 1899 by Adolf Johnsson students of urban teacher education institution. He was the spokesman position in the first year.

The main club successes were achieved in the mid-20th century. In addition to the four championship titles of the handball team, the football team reached 1960, the qualifying round of the highest league, but the rise failed. In cycling Herbert Dahlbom sprinted in the 1950s to nationwide successes. At the same time to the early 1960s Britt Mårtensson was a successful track and field athlete of the association.

A second boom for the handball team there was in the 1970s. In the eternal table of the first league IFK Kristianstad is in sixth place.