DR Congo's pivot Gauthier Mvumbi is a viral hit at the Egypt 2021 Handball Worlds, bagging goals against Denmark and getting a shout-out from the NBA legend. By Ken Browne. 17 January 2021 2:46.
DR Congo pivot, Gauthier Mvumbi, has gone viral for his performances at the Handball World Championship. Gauthier Mvumbi. ES. MARCA. Actualizado 16/01/2021 - 00:01. Compartir en Facebook ...
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Gauthier Mvumbi (born 15 May 1994) is a French handball player born to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). He plays at the pivot position and represented the DR Congo on its men's national handball team during the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship. Due to his massive size and skill, he became a viral video sensation at the world championship, where he was referred to as the "Shaq of Handball" and the "Congo Colossus".
Handball player Gauthier Mvumbi has become a social media sensation after the bulky Congo star burst onto the scene at the World Championships in Egypt. The Democratic Republic of Congo are appearing at their first ever IHF Men’s Handball Championships, and fell to a gutsy 28-22 defeat to Argentina in their opening Group D game in Cairo on Friday.
In addition to the breathtaking tournament standings one man has really caught the attention of the world in Cairo and that’s DR Congo pivot Gauthier Mvumbi; even NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is getting in on the act. “They say you’re the Shaq of team handball, what’s happening” – Shaquille O’Neal. YouTube. Subscribe. Watch later.
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Congolese Gauthier Mvumbi, the unexpected star of the Handball World Cup. 1/19/2021, 1:58:37 AM. Unknown to the general public a few days ago, handball player Gauthier Mvumbi has become the sensation of the World Cup organized in Egypt for a weekend. The player of the Democratic Republic ...
Tchitombi is one of around half of the DR Congo squad who play their club handball outside of the country either in Europe – in Sweden, France and Spain – or Africa, in Morocco or Egypt with around 12-14 playing at home, for Congolese clubs.