Norway women's national handball team

The Norway women's national handball team represents Norway at international handball competitions, and is governed by the Norges Håndballforbund (NHF). As of 2020, Norway has been in 22 finals and is regarded as the finest women's national handball team ever.

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Information
NicknameHåndballjentene
(The handball girls)
AssociationNorwegian Handball Federation
CoachThorir Hergeirsson
Assistant coachTonje Larsen
CaptainStine Bredal Oftedal
Most capsKatrine Lunde (319)
Most goalsKjersti Grini (1003)
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances8 (First in 1988)
Best result1st (2008, 2012)
World Championship
Appearances20 (First in 1971)
Best result1st (1999, 2011, 2015)
European Championship
Appearances14 (First in 1994)
Best result1st (1998, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2020)
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Norway women's national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
2008 BeijingTeam
2012 LondonTeam
1988 SeoulTeam
1992 BarcelonaTeam
2000 SydneyTeam
2016 Rio de JaneiroTeam
2020 TokyoTeam
World Championship
1999 Denmark/Norway
2011 Brazil
2015 Denmark
1997 Germany
2001 Italy
2007 France
2017 Germany
1986 Netherlands
1993 Norway
2009 China
European Championship
1998 Netherlands
2004 Hungary
2006 Sweden
2008 Macedonia
2010 Norway/Denmark
2014 Croatia/Hungary
2016 Sweden
2020 Denmark
1996 Denmark
2002 Denmark
2012 Serbia
1994 Germany

Norway women's national handball team holds the distinction in the sport for being the only handball team, on the women's side, and men's side, to have won the European Championship four consecutive times. Their 8 gold medals is a sport record. In 2011, they became the sport's third team and the second Women's team, following Denmark to have held all three titles simultaneously: The World Championship, the Olympic Championship and the Euro Championship.[1] In 2015, they won the World Championship and have the distinction of the first Women's handball team to hold simultaneously international titles twice: the 2015 World Championship, the 2014 European Championship and the 2012 Olympic Championship.

As of January 2021, they are the reigning European Champions.


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