Club history

Club history

In 1984 on the basis of local trade-union committee of Commercial Seaport Yuzhny the physical training club «Portovik» was founded. One of the main sport directions of its development was Olympic kind of sport «handball».

From 1984 till 1994 the structure of young handball players training was created; later reorganized in children’s youthful sport school (CYSS) of handball with high qualified coach selection. The result of work was taking part in Ukrainian and International tournaments and conquering different rewards.

In 1994 the leaders of Commercial seaport Yuzhny decided to create a team of masters «Portovik» for taking part in championship of Ukraine.

From the beginning of 2000 the handball players of Seaport Yuzhny are regular participants of the EHF Сup competitions, and win the strong clubs of Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, Hungry and other countries.

HC Portovik is one of the basic teams of combined national team of Ukraine and regularly plays in final part of World and Europe championships from 2001.

From 2000 HC Portovik is the invariable prize-winner of Ukrainian championships:

  • 2000—2001 — silver reward;
  • 2001—2002 — bronze reward;
  • 2003—2004 — bronze reward;
  • 2002—2003 — silver reward;
  • 2004—2005 — silver reward;
  • 2005—2006 — golden reward;
  • 2006—2007 — silver reward;
  • 2007—2008 — silver reward;
  • 2008—2009 — bronze reward;
  • 2009—2010 — silver reward.
  • 2010—2011 — bronze reward.

In 2006 first in the history of handball club during strained and dramatic fight with the repeated champion of Ukraine HC «ZTR» (Zaporozhje) Portovik became the leader of ukrainian championship. After that victory our handball club took part in Champions league.

Club history

Beach handball

From the beginning of 2000 on the basis of Commercial Seaport Yuzhny new kind of sport is developed- beach handball that got a status of Olympic and will make it’s debut on the Olympic Games-2012. The national beach handball team basically consists of Portovik’s players is a competitor of World and European Championships. The best achievements are bronze reward on Euro-2000 in Italy and the 5th place on World championship-2005 in Egypt.