France women's national handball team

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Association Fédération Française de Handball
Coach Olivier Krumbholz
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Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 5 (First in 2000)
Best result 2nd (2016)
World Championship
Appearances 13 (First in 1986)
Best result 1st (2003)
European Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 2000)
Best result 3rd (2002, 2006, 2016)
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France women's national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2003 Croatia
Silver medal – second place 1999 Denmark/Norway
Silver medal – second place 2009 China
Silver medal – second place 2011 Brazil
European Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Denmark
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Sweden

The France women's national handball team is the national team of France. It is governed by the Fédération Française de Handball and takes part in international handball competitions.

Results[edit]

Olympic games[edit]

France women's national handball team at the Copper Box before a game against Sweden at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

World Championship[edit]

European Championship[edit]

Other tournaments[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2016 European Women's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Olivier Krumbholz

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Laura Glauser (1993-08-20) 20 August 1993 (age 23) 1.78 m 51 0 France Metz Handball
3 RW Amanda Kolczynski (1993-08-10) 10 August 1993 (age 23) 1.70 m 6 6 France Besançon HC
5 RB Camille Ayglon (1985-05-21) 21 May 1985 (age 31) 1.80 m 221 396 Romania CSM București
7 CB Allison Pineau (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989 (age 27) 1.81 m 193 515 France Brest Bretagne Handball
8 P Laurisa Landre (1985-10-27) 27 October 1985 (age 31) 1.74 m 52 86 Romania S.C.M. Craiova
10 CB Grâce Zaadi (1993-07-07) 7 July 1993 (age 23) 1.71 m 62 75 France Metz Handball
12 GK Amandine Leynaud (1988-05-02) 2 May 1988 (age 28) 1.78 m 188 2 Republic of Macedonia HC Vardar
13 LW Manon Houette (1992-07-02) 2 July 1992 (age 24) 1.68 m 40 67 Germany Thüringer HC
17 LW Siraba Dembélé (1986-06-28) 28 June 1986 (age 30) 1.72 m 225 720 Russia Rostov-Don
20 RB Laura Flippes (1994-12-13) 13 December 1994 (age 22) 1.71 m 6 3 France Metz Handball
22 CB Tamara Horacek (1995-11-05) 5 November 1995 (age 21) 1.78 m 9 5 France Metz Handball
24 P Béatrice Edwige (1988-10-03) 3 October 1988 (age 28) 1.82 m 42 23 France Metz Handball
27 CB Estelle Nze Minko (1991-08-11) 11 August 1991 (age 25) 1.78 m 52 90 Hungary Siófok KC
28 RB Marie-Paule Gnabouyou (1988-03-04) 4 March 1988 (age 29) 1.85 m 78 104 Denmark Viborg HK
29 LB Gnonsiane Niombla (1990-07-09) 9 July 1990 (age 26) 1.72 m 61 169 Romania CSM București
64 RB Alexandra Lacrabère (1987-04-27) 27 April 1987 (age 29) 1.77 m 184 600 Republic of Macedonia HC Vardar

2ß16 Olympic squad[edit]

The following is the French roster in the women's handball tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2] ‹See Tfd›view · talk

Head coach: Olivier Krumbholz

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Laura Glauser (1993-08-20)20 August 1993 (aged 22) 1.78 m 38 0 France Metz Handball
3 RW Blandine Dancette (1988-02-14)14 February 1988 (aged 28) 1.69 m 80 103 France Chambray Touraine
5 RB Camille Ayglon (1985-05-21)21 May 1985 (aged 31) 1.80 m 207 378 Romania CSM București
7 CB Allison Pineau (1989-05-02)2 May 1989 (aged 27) 1.81 m 182 475 France Brest Bretagne Handball
8 P Laurisa Landre (1985-10-27)27 October 1985 (aged 30) 1.74 m 38 58 Romania S.C.M. Craiova
10 CB Grace Zaadi (1993-07-07)7 July 1993 (aged 23) 1.71 m 48 65 France Metz Handball
12 GK Amandine Leynaud (1988-05-02)2 May 1988 (aged 28) 1.78 m 177 1 Republic of Macedonia Vardar
13 LW Manon Houette (1992-07-02)2 July 1992 (aged 24) 1.68 m 26 49 Germany Thüringer HC
17 LW Siraba Dembélé (1986-06-28)28 June 1986 (aged 30) 1.72 m 211 681 Russia Rostov-Don
18 RW Chloé Bulleux (1991-11-18)18 November 1991 (aged 24) 1.72 m 26 45 Hungary Siófok
24 P Béatrice Edwige (1988-10-03)3 October 1988 (aged 27) 1.82 m 28 13 France Metz Handball
27 LB Estelle Nze Minko (1991-08-11)11 August 1991 (aged 24) 1.76 m 38 61 Hungary Siófok
29 LB Gnonsiane Niombla (1990-07-09)9 July 1990 (aged 26) 1.72 m 47 138 Romania CSM București
64 RB Alexandra Lacrabère (1987-04-27)27 April 1987 (aged 29) 1.72 m 173 541 Republic of Macedonia Vardar

Media Coverage[edit]

France's matches are currently televised by Canal+ which will last until 2017.

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