Camilla Andersen

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Camilla Andersen
Personal information
Born (1973-07-05) 5 July 1973 (age 43)
Gentofte, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Playmaker
Club information
Current club Retired
Number 73
Senior clubs
1985-1991
1991-1992
1992-1993
1993-1996
1996-1997
1997-2001
2001-2004
2004-2005
Virum Sorgenfri
FIF
Nordstrand IF
Buxtehuder SV
Bækkelagets SK
FIF
Slagelse FH
FCK Håndbold
National team 1
1992-2000 Denmark 194 (846)[1]
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 1 July 2013

Camilla Andersen (born 5 July 1973) is a Danish team handball player, Olympic champion and World champion. She received gold medals with the Danish national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta[2] and at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[3] She is World champion from 1997, and two times European champion, from 1994 and 1996.

In 2000, she entered a registered partnership with Norwegian handball player Mia Hundvin, but the couple split three years later.[4] Sports Illustrated ran a lengthy feature on the two, who are much-discussed celebrities in their countries.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

  • All-Star Playmaker of European Championship: 1994, 1998
  • All-Star Playmaker of World Championship: 1997
  • Player of the Year in Denmark: 2003

References[edit]