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Andrea Lekić
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Personal information
Born 6 September 1987 (1987-09-06) (age 34)
Belgrade, SR Serbia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club RK Krim
Number 70
Senior clubs
Years Team
0000–2005
ORK Beograd
2005–2006
ŽRK Radnički Belgrade
2006–2007
ŽRK Knjaz Miloš
2007–2011
RK Krim
2011–2013
Győri Audi ETO KC
2013–2018
HC Vardar
2018–2020
CSM București
2020–2021
ŽRK Budućnost
2021–
RK Krim
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Serbia 122 (556)

Andrea Lekić (born 6 September 1987) is a Serbian handballer for RK Krim and the Serbian national team.

Career

In 2013 Lekić was chosen IHF World Player of the Year. She was also one of the candidates for 2011 IHF World Player of the Year award.

She is the main organizer of the “Andrea Lekic” handball academy for children, which debuted successfully in 2013, and she has serious expansion plans in the future. She graduated from the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management and received the title Bachelor of Economy, and she studies at the Faculty of Sports.

Lekić was given the award of Honorary Citizen of the cities of Győr, Hungary and Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia.

International honours

Club

  • EHF Champions League:
    • Gold Medalist: 2013
    • Silver Medalist: 2012, 2017, 2018
  • Serbian First League
    • Winner: 2007
  • Slovenian First League
    • Winner: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Slovenian Cup
    • Winner: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Nemzeti Bajnokság I:
    • Winner: 2012, 2013
  • Magyar Kupa:
    • Winner: 2012, 2013
  • Macedonian First League
    • Winner: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Macedonian Cup
    • Winner: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Romanian Supercup:
    • Winner: 2019
  • Romanian Cup:
    • Winner: 2019

National team

  • World Championship:
    • Silver Medalist: 2013

Awards and recognition

  • MVP of the Women's Regional Handball League: 2009
  • All-Star Playmaker of the European Championship: 2012
  • IHF World Player of the Year: 2013
  • Team of the Tournament Playmaker of the Bucharest Trophy: 2015
  • Balkan-Handball.com Ex-Yugoslavian Handballer of the Year: 2014, 2017
  • Balkan-Handball.com Serbian Handballer of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017
  • Liga Națională Centre Back of the Season: 2019
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