Bertrand Gille

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Bertrand Fabien Gille (born 24 March 1978 in Valence, Drôme) is a handball player from France. Very strong physically (1.87m, 98 kg), and was honored with the title of World Player of the Year in 2002. His career as a handball player started very early: in 1984, he played for HBC Loriol and followed sport étude as a scholastic path. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertrand Gille has received more than 3,381 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Bertrand Gille is the 86th most popular handball player (down from 49th in 2019), the 5,354th most popular biography from France (down from 4,852nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular French Handball Player.

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Among handball players, Bertrand Gille ranks 86 out of 420Before him are Erich Schmitt, Dragan Škrbić, Ludwig Schuberth, Alfred Schmalzer, Domagoj Duvnjak, and Igor Vori. After him are Hans Lindberg, Momir Rnić, Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Kurt Dossin, Jérôme Fernandez, and Didier Dinart.

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Among people born in 1978, Bertrand Gille ranks 335Before him are Diplo, Goran Gavrančić, Ognjen Koroman, Mehdi Nafti, Rie Rasmussen, and Tinga. After him are Wesley Sonck, Arina Tanemura, Formiga, Chelsea Peretti, Mark Jansen, and Vesna Pisarović.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bertrand Gille ranks 5,354 out of 6,770Before him are Mehdi Nafti (1978), Véronique Tadjo (1955), Benoît Potier (1957), Marion Maréchal (1989), Antoine Rigaudeau (1971), and Manuel da Costa (1986). After him are Corinne Lepage (1951), Benoît Assou-Ekotto (1984), France Nuyen (1939), Philippe Lacheau (1980), Cyril Despres (1974), and Jordan Ayew (1991).


Among handball players born in France, Bertrand Gille ranks 5Before him are Thierry Omeyer (1976), Luka Karabatic (1988), Guillaume Gille (1976), and Luc Abalo (1984). After him are Jérôme Fernandez (1977), Ludovic Fabregas (1996), Michaël Guigou (1982), Dika Mem (1997), Vincent Gérard (1986), Yann Genty (1981), and Nedim Remili (1995).