Handball-shock: One-time success coach (51) rushes in misfortune in the death of


In his home he was a true football legend, now he is died at the age of 51 years. He crashed in the mountains.

Hannover – Tragic accident in the Austrian Stubai valley: The former basketball player, coach, and Dirk Pauling died in an accident in the mountains. Media agree according to reports, the former coach of the gymnastics and sports Association Hannover crashed – Burgdorf shortly after the Start with a paraglider. All resuscitation attempts remained without success.

Pauling once reached a legend Status as a player and coach, as he Burgdorf of the Association League to the 2. Bundesliga rise. As a Coach, he ended his work: The Valiants in 2009 rose in the Bundesliga.

Dirk Pauling is dead: Former basketball coach dies in paragliding accident

Dirk Pauling followed his Burgdorf-coach colleagues Frank Carstens to SC Magdeburg, where the Duo was more than two years. Last Pauling as a driving instructor in lower Saxony, Langenhagen, Germany.

Former companions, mourn the loss of a “real football friend”. Heidmar Felixson, Junior co-ordinator for the TSV Hannover-Burgdorf and from 2004 to 2008, the team colleague of Pauling’s, declared to the sports buzzer: “We are shocked, very shocked. I can’t believe it. He was a good, honest man. I still hope that it is true.“

Ex-handball player Dirk Pauling dead: recently, he was still sitting at the table guide in the gallery

Pauling was a week ago, the game of TSV Hannover-Burgdorf, current table leaders in the Handball-Bundesliga, against Rhein-Neckar Löwen in the stands and a 29:29 saw.

On Facebook to be one of the tiger club reported the sad news. The Fans are shocked. “The face of the rise of the TSV will always live on in our memories”, or “this is incredible! You’ve done so much for the Burgdorf Handball. Whether as a player or coach. Without you, the warriors would have to be where you are now,“ – said in the comments.

Meanwhile, mourns a formula-1-legend of his dead daughter. Also from the athletics world, there is a sad news: A former Paralympic Star is dead.



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