Lars Kaufmann on October 13, 2007
As of November 17, 2013
Lars Kaufmann ( born February 25, 1982 in Görlitz ) is a German handball player. The 1.99 m long student of Business Administration plays on the position of the rear space left at the Bundesliga SG Flensburg- Handewitt and National Dress. Its extremely hard throws ( up to 130 km / h) taught him the HSG Wetzlar the nickname "Lucky Luke".
Lars Kaufmann started playing handball at SV Koweg Görlitz. In 1999 he moved to the first SV Concordia Delitzsch. Here he was in season 2003/ 04 and 2004/ 05 top scorer in the Bundesliga 2. With his gates, he had a large share in the Bundesliga rise of Delitzsch. From 2005 he played for the HSG Wetzlar. From the summer of 2007, he played two years at TBV Lemgo. In summer 2009, Kaufmann joined the League counterparty Frisch Auf Göppingen, with whom he won the 2011 EHF Cup. After two years in Göppingen he plays since the 2011/2012 season for the SG Flensburg -Handewitt. With Flensburg in 2012, he won the European Cup Winners' Cup.
On 4 January 2003, he was in Stuttgart his international debut against the Hungarian national team. He was a member of the German national team at the 2007 World Championships and celebrated with this on February 4, 2007 World Champion title with a final win against Poland. He was awarded the Silver Laurel Leaf for this triumph.
At the European Championships in 2008, he reached the 4th place with the DHB team. However, he was only too little use of time and had to act even as a circle player in the small final. On 28 January 2008 he was, however, thrown provisionally by Heiner Brand from the squad because he was not satisfied with merchant power. With some good performances in the Bundesliga he could still play back into the team. At the 2009 World Championships in Croatia merchant was put back in the national team.