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ORLEN Deutschland congratulates THW Kiel on winning the German Handball Cup 2022


Elmshorn, 25 April 2022 – Record-breaking champion THW Kiel once again won the German Handball Cup at the Final Four tournament held in Hamburg at the weekend. ORLEN Deutschland GmbH, the primary sponsor of the team and its shirts, also watched the top-class games with great enthusiasm at the company headquarters in Elmshorn, with the semi-final victory against defending champions TBV Lemgo Lippe and the final against Bundesliga leaders SC Magdeburg. 

“ORLEN Deutschland congratulates the team on this brilliant success! THW Kiel has once again demonstrated that it is the most successful handball team in Germany. It’s also nice that with Kiel, a north German club has been placed on the winners list at the last edition of the tournament in Hamburg,” says Waldemar Bogusch, CEO of ORLEN Deutschland GmbH.  

The company, with its star and ORLEN petrol stations, has been the primary sponsor of the Kiel team and its shirts since 2016, and is happy about their third joint cup victory after winning in 2017 and 2019. The Zebras’ 12th cup win was sealed by an outstanding defensive performance by Patrick Wiencek, who is sponsored by ORLEN. In addition, the THW keeper and world-class goalkeeper Niklas Landin was voted player of the tournament. After 28 years, it was the last time that the Final Four tournament was held in Hamburg. The finals will move to Cologne as of next year.

THW Kiel German Handball Cup Champion 2022_(c) Sascha Klahn - ENG.jpg Champion THW Kiel celebrating.

THW Kiel German Handball Cup Champion 2022_Patrick Wiencek celebrating_(c) Sascha Klahn - ENG.jpg
THW player and ORLEN ambassador Patrick Wiencek celebrating with the team.

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star and ORLEN - the petrol stations of ORLEN Deutschland GmbH

ORLEN Deutschland GmbH was founded in March 2003. It is a 100% subsidiary of the Polish multi-energy corporation PKN ORLEN S.A. and part of the international ORLEN Group. The company currently operates almost 600 star and ORLEN petrol stations on the German market. ORLEN Deutschland GmbH, based in Elmshorn, is one of the ten largest petrol station operators in Germany and has been the main sponsor of German handball record champion THW Kiel since 2016.

According to the slogan "More than just cheap fuel", star and ORLEN petrol stations offer quality fuels as well as their own brand products at an attractive price-performance ratio. Customers also benefit from the B2B-fleet-card and receive additional services such as car washing and parcel services at many stations. Filling stations with 'star café' and 'stop. café' invite you to take breaks in a feel-good atmosphere and offer coffee specialities, a large selection of tasty meals and hot and cold snacks all day long.

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Media contact:
ORLEN Deutschland GmbH 
Birgit Schmidt
Head of Corporate Communications

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