Allison Pineau

Allison Pineau
Personal information
Full name Allison Marie Pineau
Born (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989
Chartres, France
Nationality French
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Brest Bretagne Handball
Number 7
Youth clubs
CM Aubervilliers
Senior clubs
Metz Handball
Oltchim Vâlcea
ŽRK Vardar
RK Krim
HBC Nîmes
HCM Baia Mare
Brest Bretagne Handball
National team
  France 182 (475)

Allison Pineau (born 2 May 1989)[1] is a French handballer who plays for Brest Bretagne Handball and the French national team. She was voted World Handball Player of the Year 2009[2] by the International Handball Federation.[3]

In March 2012, Pineau agreed with Romanian CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea and joined the club on 1 July 2012.[4]

Between 2013 and 2015, she played for ŽRK Vardar and RK Krim. With ŽRK Vardar, she again reached the semifinals of the Champions League in the 2013-14 season claiming the bronze medal after beating FC Midtjylland 34-31.

In the summer of 2015, she will return to Romania after the three months at Nîmes in France.[5]

International honours

National team

Individual awards


  1. "Allison Pineau". Euro Handball. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  2. "Player of the Year – Women 2009". IHF. Archived from the original on 5 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  3. "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  4. "Secretele incep sa se risipeasca" (in Romanian). CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea official website. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  5. "ALLISON PINEAU AVEC LE HBC NÎMES" (in French). 11 March 2015.
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