Russia women's national handball team

The Russia women's national handball team is the national team of Russia. It is governed by the Handball Union of Russia and takes part in international handball competitions.

AssociationHandball Union of Russia
CoachAlexey Alekseev
Assistant coachOlga Akopyan
Tomas Hlavaty
CaptainAnna Sen
Most capsLyudmila Postnova (212)
Most goalsLyudmila Postnova (722)
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 2008)
Best result1st (2016)
World Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1993)
Best result1st (2001, 2005, 2007, 2009)
European Championship
Appearances14 (First in 1994)
Best result2nd (2006, 2018)
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Russia women's national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
2016 Rio de JaneiroTeam
2008 BeijingTeam
2020 TokyoTeam
World Championship
2001 Italy
2005 Russia
2007 France
2009 China
2019 Japan
European Championship
2006 Sweden
2018 France
2000 Romania
2008 Macedonia
Russia women's national handball team
Dmitry Medvedev with the Russian women's handball team, winners of a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic games

They are as of January 2011, the only handball team on the women's and men's side in the world, to have won the World Championship three consecutive times. Team Russia won their first gold at the 2016 Olympics, defeating France in the final.