Netherlands women's national handball team

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Netherlands
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Information
AssociationNederlands Handbal Verbond
CoachEmmanuel Mayonnade
Assistant coachYekaterina Andryushina
CaptainNycke Groot
Most capsLaura Robben (320)
Most goalsOlga Assink (954)
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 2016)
Best result4th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1971)
Best result2nd (2015)
European Championship
Appearances7 (First in 1998)
Best result2nd (2016)
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Netherlands women's national handball team
Medal record
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 2015 Denmark
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Germany
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2016 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 2018 France

The Netherlands women's national handball team is the national team of the Netherlands. It is governed by the Nederlands Handbal Verbond (NHV).

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/-
Brazil 2016 4th 8 2 2 4 216 218 −2
Total 1/11 8 2 2 4 216 218 −2

World Championship[edit]

Since their first appearance in 1971, The Netherlands has participated in ten World Championship.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1957 Did Not Enter
Romania 1962 Did Not Enter
West Germany 1965 Did Not Enter
Netherlands 1971 8th 4 1 0 3 31 46 −15
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1973 12th 5 0 0 5 33 81 −48
Soviet Union 1975 Not qualified
Czechoslovakia 1978 9th 5 1 0 4 87 97 −10
Hungary 1982 Not qualified
Netherlands 1986 10th 7 2 0 5 127 163 −36
South Korea 1990 Not qualified
Norway 1993 Not qualified
AustriaHungary 1995 Not qualified
Germany 1997 Not qualified
NorwayDenmark 1999 10th 6 4 0 2 140 127 +13
Italy 2001 16th 6 1 1 4 138 144 −6
Croatia 2003 Not qualified
Russia 2005 5th 9 6 1 2 262 242 +20
France 2007 Not qualified
China 2009 Not qualified
Brazil 2011 15th 6 2 0 4 186 176 +10
Serbia 2013 13th 6 2 0 4 170 150 +20
Denmark 2015 2nd Silver medal world centered-2.svg 9 7 1 1 298 217 +81
Germany 2017 3rd Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 9 6 1 2 252 214 +38
Japan 2019 Qualified
Spain 2021 TBD
Total 11/23 72 32 4 36 1724 1657 +67

European Championship[edit]

Since their first appearance in 1998, The Netherlands has participated in seven European Championship.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
Germany 1994 Not qualified
Denmark 1996 Not qualified
Netherlands 1998 10th 6 1 0 5 126 153 −27
Romania 2000 Not qualified
Denmark 2002 14th 3 0 0 3 73 80 −7
Hungary 2004 Not qualified
Sweden 2006 15th 3 0 0 3 65 84 −19
Republic of Macedonia 2008 Not qualified
DenmarkNorway 2010 8th 6 2 0 4 131 145 −14
Serbia 2012 Withdrawn
HungaryCroatia 2014 7th 6 2 1 3 161 158 +3
Sweden 2016 2nd Silver medal europe.svg 8 6 0 2 227 201 +26
France 2018 3rd Bronze medal europe.svg 8 6 0 2 207 196 +11
DenmarkNorway 2020 TBD
Total 7/13 40 17 1 22 990 1017 –27

Other tournaments[edit]

Netherlands during a friendly match against Sweden in 2016

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2018 European Women's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Helle Thomsen

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
5 LB Jessy Kramer (1990-02-16) 16 February 1990 (age 29) 1.77 m 128 95 France Toulon
6 RB Laura van der Heijden (1990-06-27) 27 June 1990 (age 28) 1.72 m 197 605 Germany SG BBM Bietigheim
7 RW Debbie Bont (1990-12-09) 9 December 1990 (age 28) 1.74 m 153 300 Denmark København Håndbold
8 LB Lois Abbingh (1992-08-13) 13 August 1992 (age 26) 1.77 m 138 603 Russia Rostov-Don
11 CB Lynn Knippenborg (1992-01-07) 7 January 1992 (age 27) 1.75 m 98 123 Denmark TTH Holstebro
14 CB Delaila Amega (1997-09-21) 21 September 1997 (age 21) 1.70 m 20 33 Germany TuS Metzingen
15 CB Maura Visser (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 33) 1.78 m 139 451 Germany SG BBM Bietigheim
17 CB Nycke Groot (1988-05-04) 4 May 1988 (age 30) 1.75 m 141 439 Hungary Győri ETO KC
18 LB Kelly Dulfer (1994-03-21) 21 March 1994 (age 25) 1.86 m 99 87 Denmark København Håndbold
19 P Merel Freriks (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 21) 1.75 m 15 22 Germany HSG Bensheim/Auerbach
20 LB Inger Smits (1994-09-17) 17 September 1994 (age 24) 1.79 m 17 12 Denmark TTH Holstebro
24 LW Martine Smeets (1990-05-05) 5 May 1990 (age 28) 1.72 m 96 171 Norway Molde HK
25 RB Charris Rozemalen (1991-04-16) 16 April 1991 (age 28) 1.75 m 24 31 Germany SG BBM Bietigheim
26 RW Angela Malestein (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 26) 1.73 m 129 261 Germany SG BBM Bietigheim
27 RB Dione Housheer (1999-09-26) 26 September 1999 (age 19) 1.79 m 9 19 Denmark Nykøbing Falster
30 GK Rinka Duijndam (1997-08-06) 6 August 1997 (age 21) 1.73 m 13 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
33 GK Tess Wester (1993-05-19) 19 May 1993 (age 25) 1.78 m 91 7 Denmark Odense Håndbold
79 LB Estavana Polman (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 26) 1.74 m 130 459 Denmark Team Esbjerg

Coaching staff[edit]

Role Name Start date
Head coach Denmark Helle Thomsen October 2016
Assistant coach Netherlands Olga Assink November 2017
Team manager Netherlands Carla van Dijk Unknown
Goalkeeping coach Denmark Lene Rantala August 2018
Physiotherapist Netherlands Jelle Heisen Unknown

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