Melinda Geiger

Melinda Anamaria Geiger (born 28 March 1987) is a Romanian retired handball player who last played for Siófok KC and the Romanian national team.[1][2]

Melinda Geiger
Geiger in 2017
Personal information
Full name Melinda Anamaria Geiger
Born (1987-03-28) 28 March 1987
Baia Mare, Romania
Nationality Romanian
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right Back
Senior clubs
Years Team
HCM Baia Mare
CS Oltchim Vâlcea
Thüringer HC (loan)
HCM Baia Mare (loan)
HCM Baia Mare
Brest Bretagne HB
Siófok KC
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Romania 113 (263)

Geiger announced her retirement in February 2019 at the age of 31 citing recurring knee problems.[3]


Personal life

She is the daughter of Margareta and Mihály Geiger, former sportsman. Although Melinda is of Hungarian descent through her father, she does not speak Hungarian at all. She graduated in foreign languages (German-English). Geiger has a brother and sister.[4]


  1. "Melinda Anamaria Geiger". Euro Haandball. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  2. 2017 World Women's Handball Championship roster
  3. Geiger Melinda visszavonul
  4. "Stînga explozivă" (in Romanian). Gazeta Sporturilor. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
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