Australian Bevan Calvert makes his mark in Germany’s 2nd Division


TSV Altenholz teammates hoist Australian, Bevan Calvert after he scores the match winner vs rival HSG Tarp/Wanderup

Last weekend, German 2nd Division side, TSV Altenholz narrowly defeated their nearby rivals HSG Tarp/Wanderup, 20-19.  Scoring the game winning 7 meter penalty shot was Australian, Bevan Calvert.  Calvert, 27 has been a mainstay on the Australian National Team since 2004 and has appeared in 5 consecutive World Championships.

Calvert, who plays right wing  is now in his 5th season with TSV Altenholz and with their promotion last season to the 2nd Division he’s now getting the opportunity to play competitively on a weekly basis in arguably the World’s strongest 2nd Division National League.  So far this season (through 8 matches) he is the team’s 4th leading scorer with 21 goals.

TSV Altenholz – HSG Tarp/Wanderup match writeup:  Link

Eurosport Video:  Link (Calvert is featured in this video on British Handball.  At around 7:30 he’s interviewed as the video examines what the British might learn from the Australian experience in 2004.)

Bevan Calvert Wikipedia page (German):  Link

Video of game winning shot is below.