Nikola Karabatić is a male French handball player for Paris Saint-Germain and the French national team. With the French national handball team, he has won two Olympic gold medals, four World Championship gold medals as well as three gold medals in the European Championship. He also won L'Équipe Champion of Champions in 2011. He is regarded as one of the greatest players in handball history, and he was IHF World Player of the Year for a record-tying three times, in 2007, 2014, and 2016.
He is a professional handball player who has won two gold medals in the sport at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics as a member of the French national team.
In the year 2000, he began his professional handball career with the famed French team Montpellier HB. He won the French championship four years in a row when he was there.
He speaks French, German, English, Spanish, and Serbian fluently.
Branko, his father, was a professional handball player in the past. When Branko secured a coaching job in France, the family relocated there with Nikola when he was three years old. Luka, his younger brother, is also a handball player in France.
Both he and Lars Christiansen are well-known medalists in the sport of handball.
Yugoslav emigrants to France. THW Kiel players. European champions for France. French male handball players. FC Barcelona Handbol players. Olympic handball players of France. Sportspeople from Niš. Liga ASOBAL players. Handball-Bundesliga players. Handball players at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Handball players at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Handball players at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Handball players at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Olympic gold medalists for France. Olympic silver medalists for France