Norway women's national beach handball team

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The Norway women's national beach handball team represents Norway in international beach handball competitions. It is governed by the Norwegian Handball Federation.


The Norwegian team received a bronze medal at the 2007 European Beach Handball Championship, where Linn Jørum Sulland finished as top scorer and Ingrid Ødegård was named Best Goalkeeper.[1]

In 2009 they reached the final of the European tournament, but lost to Italy after an even shootout and a golden goal in front of a home audience in Larvik.[2] Line player Ane Brustuen was awarded Best Player of the women's tournament.[3]

Norway won their first gold medal at the 2010 World Championship in Antalya, Turkey. Ane Brustuen was again named MVP of the tournament.[4]

At the 2012 World Championship and 2014 World Championship they finished with the bronze medal.

World Championships[edit]


  1. ^ Andresen, Svein (15 July 2007). "Bronse i Beach-EM!" (in Norwegian). NHF. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Andresen, Svein (28 June 2009). "Italy (W) European Beach-champions!". NHF. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  3. ^ Andresen, Svein (29 June 2009). "- The best of them all". NHF. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  4. ^ Birkeland, Kirsten (28 June 2010). "Feiret VM-gullet" (in Norwegian). NHF. Retrieved 28 June 2010.