The best player on the planet was named the right welterweight of the Rostov-Don handball club and the Russian team Anna Vyakhireva. She became the first in the ranking of the portal Handball Planet.
The best handball players in the world were determined by a vote of fans and journalists. The title of best in the world got Anna Vyakhireva. The second place was held by the Gyori player, Stine Oftedal, the bronze player was Rostov-Don Lois Abbingh.
Anna Vyakhireva in her 24 years old earned the nickname “Handball Messi”. She has been playing for Rostov-Don since 2016, and for the national handball team since 2013. As an Olympic champion in 2016, she also received the title of the most valuable player of the tournament.