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Carol Peterka

Full name: Carol Ann Peterka
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: December 23, 1963 in Little Falls, Minnesota, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

Carol Peterka went to the University of Minnesota on a basketball scholarship and also competed in track & field for the Gophers. After graduating in 1987 she joined the US National handball team, competing at three Olympics for the USA. Peterka was on the gold medal winning team at the 1990, 1991, and 1993 US Olympic Festivals. She won gold medals at the 1987 and 1995 Pan American Games. Peterka was the 1990 US Team Handball Female Athlete of the Year and captained the national team from 1990-92.

While playing for the US National Team, Peterka was a physical education teacher and coach at Poinciana High School in Florida. He later served in the same roles in Cobb County, Georgia, coaching basketball. In 2006 she became the assistant women’s basketball coach at Hofstra University.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Handball Women's Handball United States USA 7
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball Women's Handball United States USA 6
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball Women's Handball United States USA 8

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST W S E DQ
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Handball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1988-09-27 CHN 31, USA 22 4
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Handball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #3 1 1988-09-29 USA 27, CIV 16 4
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1988-09-21 YUG 19, USA 18 3
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #3 2 1988-09-23 TCH 33, USA 19 1
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #5 2 1988-09-25 KOR 24, USA 18 0
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Final Round Match 5/6 2 1992-08-08 AUT 26, USA 17 1 1
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1992-07-30 EUN 23, USA 16 4 2
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1992-08-01 GER 32, USA 16 3 1
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1992-08-03 USA 23, NGR 21 5 3
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1996-07-26 DEN 29, USA 19 1 1 0 0 0
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1996-07-28 HUN 30, USA 24 0 0 2 0 0
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1996-07-30 CHN 31, USA 21 1 0 0 0 0
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