Gøril Snorroeggen

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Gøril Snorroeggen
Personal information
Born (1985-02-15) 15 February 1985 (age 32)
Trondheim, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Height 1.77 m (5.8 ft)
Club information
Current club Byåsen Håndball Elite
Number 5
Youth clubs

Kattem IL
Byåsen HE
Senior clubs
Since 2002 Byåsen HE
National team 1
Since 2004 Norway 88 (195)
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 23 August 2008

Gøril Snorroeggen (born 15 February 1985) is a Norwegian handball player, who plays for Esbjerg. She comes from an athletic family; her father was active in orienteering and her mother has played for Byåsen I.L., the team in which her elder sister, Marthe Snorroeggen are currently playing for.

She began her career at the youth sports club Kattem IL, where she then played both football and handball. At age 13, she switched handball clubs to the Byåsen youth team, but continued to play football for Kattem. She proved to be successful in both sports, and represented Norway in the respective National Youth Teams. At age 16, she made a decision to focus her career on handball and left Kattem. Snorroeggen made her debut on the senior national handball team on 22 October 2004, and has since played 88 games, scoring 195 goals.[1] Amongst her accomplishments with the national team are the Olympic gold medals that she received at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics and the gold medal at the 2011 World Championships.[2]


  1. ^ National Team Profile, Handball.no (Norwegian)
  2. ^ "Gøril Snorroeggen Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-30.