Robert Andersson (handballer)

As of November 12, 2013

Robert Andersson (born 24 November 1969 Ystad ) is a Swedish handball coach and former handball player.


Robert Andersson played in Sweden with IFK Ystad Ystad HK and IF HF. In the 1991/92 season he won the Swedish championship with Ystads and was top scorer in the Elitserien. Then changed the 1.91 meter tall back court player on the German team TSV Bayer Dormagen, and went in the summer of 1995 to Switzerland for RTV 1879 Basel. In 1996, he again played in Germany during OSC Rheinhausen. After the Rhine Hausener had to withdraw from the league due to financial difficulties at the end of 1997 stood Andersson from January 1998 for the second division HSG Nordhorn under contract. With Nordhorn he increased in 1999 in the first division, was in season 2001/ 02 German vice-champion in 2001 and 2002 and took part in the Final Four of the DHB Cup. After his running until the end of the season 2003 contract should not be renewed, he moved in January 2003 to TuS N- Lübbecke, where he signed a contract until 2004. For the season 2004 /05 he moved back to his home to LUGI HF. In the summer of 2008 he returned to Ystad IF, where he had to end his career in November 2008 due to a shoulder injury.

Robert Andersson played 139 international matches for the Swedish national team, where he scored 259 goals. He was with Sweden in 1994 and 1998 European champion, and won at the Olympic Games in 1992 and 1996 the silver medal.

After the end of his playing career from 2009 Andersson was coach of IFK Ystad HK, from where he moved to first division promoted H 43 Lund 2013.