Franziska Mietzner

Franziska Mietzner (born 20 December 1988)[2] is a German handballer who plays for Bayer Leverkusen and the German national team in left back position.

Franziska Mietzner
Personal information
Born (1988-12-20) 20 December 1988 (age 32)
Bad Saarow, Bezirk Frankfurt, East Germany
Nationality German
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Bayer Leverkusen
Number 26
Senior clubs
Years Team
2005–2013
Frankfurter HC
2013–2015
Thüringer HC
2015-2017
HC Leipzig
2017-
Bayer Leverkusen
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–
Germany 70[1] (193)

Mietzner played on the Junior European Championship in 2007 and participated at the Junior World Championship a year later, where she led the German national team to the final triumph. In the final match, with only 10 seconds left, she scored the decisive goal against Denmark to make the scoreline 23–22, thus securing the victory and the World title for Germany.[3] She made her full international debut on 7 March 2009 in a 37–24 win over Romania.[4]

AchievementsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

  • Bundesliga Player of the Season: 2008–09
  • Bundesliga Topscorer: 2008–09, 2011-12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile". dhb.de. Retrieved 10 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Franziska Mietzner Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
  3. ^ "U20-WM in Mazedonien: Deutschland erobert gegen Top-Favorit Dänemark den Titel / Franziska Mietzner erzielt die goldenen Tore" (in German). German Handball Federation. 4 August 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Klarer 37:24-Erfolg gegen Rumänien / Osmann: "Riesenkompliment an die Mannschaft"" (in German). German Handball Federation. 7 March 2009. Retrieved 6 December 2011.

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