Brit Sandaune

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Brit Sandaune (born 5 May 1972) is a Norwegian soccer player and pre-school teacher. She is originally from the rural area of Skatval in the municipality of Stjørdal, Nord-Trøndelag, and is educated in economy and administration. Brit is today settled in Trondheim with her cohabitant Roy Nilsen.

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Brit Sandaune has (per 2001) won six league championships and seven Norwegian national championship (with Trondheims-Ørn SK) in women's soccer. She is an Olympic Gold and Bronze medallist.

Sandaune played 120 international matches for Norway, scoring nine goals. With the Norway team she went to the Olympic Games in 1996 in Atlanta, winning Bronze. Four years later at the Sydney Olympics she won Gold with the Norwegian team. In July 2002 Brit reached 100 matches played for the A-team. She got the Fair Play prize in woman soccer in 2000.

At club level Sandaune played a record 507 matches for Trondheims-Ørn, winning the Norwegian cup competition eight times and the Toppserien league seven times between 1993 and 2003.

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