Kinga Klivinyi

Kinga Klivinyi (born 31 March 1992) is a Hungarian handballer for Ferencvárosi TC and the Hungarian national team.[1][2]

Kinga Klivinyi
nov. 18, 2017
Personal information
Born (1992-03-31) 31 March 1992
Budapest, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Ferencvárosi TC
Number 15
Senior clubs
Years Team
Vasas SC
Vasas SC (loan)
Szentendrei NKE (loan)
Érd NK
Ferencvárosi TC
National team 1
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hungary 61 (133)
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 29 September 2019


She was capped for Hungary in various age categories and finished second on the top scorers' list of the 2009 European Women's U-17 Handball Championship with 55 goals.[3] A year later, on the European Open Championship in Sweden, Klivinyi clinched the sixth place with the national team and was voted into the all-star team as the best playmaker of the tournament.[4] In appreciation of her outstanding performances in 2010, she won the Heraklész Award, a sports prize given to the individuals in the younger age groups, who represented Hungary in their sports the most successfully.[5] Thanks to her performances in 2011 she took the award in the following year again.[6] In 2011, she was also chosen the best junior handballer of the country.[7]

In 2012, she competed at the 2012 Women's Junior World Handball Championship in the Czech Republic.


Awards and recognition

  • All-Star Playmaker of the European Open Championship: 2010
  • Heraklész Award: 2010, 2011
  • Hungarian Junior Handballer of the Year: 2011
  • Best Player of the Carpathian Trophy: 2016

Personal life

She is married to fellow handball player, Dávid Debreczeni.


  1. "Kinga Klivinyi Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  2. "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  3. "Magyar az All Star-csapatban" (in Hungarian). 5 July 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  4. "Denmark win European Open". European Handball Federation. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  5. "Klivinyi Kinga Heraklész-díjat kapott" (in Hungarian). 2 February 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  6. "Kiosztották a Hérákész-díjakate". Hungarian Handball Federation (in Hungarian). 31 January 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
  7. "Az év kézilabdázói (2011)" (in Hungarian). Hungarian Handball Federation. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
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