Kari Aalvik Grimsbø

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Kari Aalvik Grimsbø
Kari Grimsboe 05-03-2009-2.jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-01-04) 4 January 1985 (age 32)
Bergen, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Győri Audi ETO KC
Number 85
Senior clubs
Orkdal IL
Skaun HK
Byåsen IL
Team Esbjerg
Győri Audi ETO KC
National team
2005– Norway 159 (1)

Kari Aalvik Grimsbø (born 4 January 1985)[1] is a Norwegian handball player for Győri Audi ETO KC and the Norwegian national team.


Aalvik Grimsbø played her first match for the senior national team in September 2005 against Portugal. Previously she had played for Norway in the junior European and World Championships.

Before she joined Byåsen, she played for the clubs Orkdal and Børsa/Skaun. She joined to Győri Audi ETO in January 2015, her contract is for 2 and a half years. As she stated about the contract: "It is a great opportunity for me, and when such an opportunity arises, it is hard to say no. It’s a dream coming true."


Individual awards[edit]

  • All-Star Goalkeeper of the Summer Olympics: 2012 and 2016
  • All-Star Team Best Goalkeeper of the EHF Champions League: 2017


  1. ^ "Håndballjentene" (in Norwegian). Siste.no. 5 August 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-10.