Norway national handball team

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Norway
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Information
Association Norwegian Handball Federation
Coach Christian Berge
Assistant coach Glenn Solberg
Most caps Steinar Ege (262)
Most goals Roger Kjendalen (930)
Colours
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Home
Team colours
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Away
Results
World Championship
Appearances 12 (First in 1958)
Best result 6th (1958)
European Championship
Appearances 7 (First in 2000)
Best result 4th (2016)
Last updated on Unknown.

The Norway national handball team is the national handball team of Norway. Controlled by the Norwegian Handball Federation it represents Norway in international matches.

Competitive record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Olympic record
Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
Germany 1936 Berlin Did not qualify
Not held from 1948 to 1968
West Germany 1972 Munich Match for 9th place 9th of 12 5 3 1 1 90 87
Canada 1976 Montreal Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow
United States 1984 Los Angeles
South Korea 1988 Seoul
Spain 1992 Barcelona
United States 1996 Atlanta
Australia 2000 Sydney
Greece 2004 Athens
China 2008 Beijing
United Kingdom 2012 London
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro To be determined
Total 1/13 - 5 3 1 1 90 87

World Championship[edit]

World Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Nazi Germany 1938 Did not qualify
Sweden 1954
East Germany 1958 Match for 5th place 6 6 3 0 3 118 102
West Germany 1961 Match for 7th place 7 6 2 0 4 73 85
Czechoslovakia 1964 Preliminary round 11 3 1 0 2 37 47
Sweden 1967 Preliminary round 13 3 0 0 3 44 58
France 1970 Preliminary round 13 3 0 0 3 23 28
East Germany 1974 Did not qualify
Denmark 1978
West Germany 1982
Switzerland 1986
Czechoslovakia 1990
Sweden 1993 Preliminary round 13 3 0 1 2 51 57
Iceland 1995 Did not qualify
Japan 1997 Round of 16 12 6 1 2 3 132 141
Egypt 1999 Preliminary round 13 6 2 1 3 156 162
France 2001 Round of 16 14 6 2 1 3 139 155
Portugal 2003 Did not qualify
Tunisia 2005 Match for 7th place 7 9 6 1 2 258 219
Germany 2007 Match for 13th place 13 6 4 0 2 181 137
Croatia 2009 Match for 9th place 9 9 6 0 3 280 232
Sweden 2011 Match for 9th place 9 9 5 0 4 259 255
Spain 2013 Did not qualify
Qatar 2015
Total 13/24 - 75 32 6 37 1751 1678

European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Portugal 1994 Did not qualify
Spain 1996
Italy 1998
Croatia 2000 7th/8th Place 8 6 1 1 4 133 144
Sweden 2002 Did not qualify
Slovenia 2004
Switzerland 2006 Main round 11 6 2 0 4 178 177
Norway 2008 6th Place 6 7 3 2 2 196 185
Austria 2010 Main round 7 6 3 0 3 169 164
Serbia 2012 Preliminary round 13 3 1 0 2 80 87
Denmark 2014 Preliminary round 14 3 0 1 2 77 84
Poland 2016 4th place 4 8 4 1 3 235 233
Total 7/12 39 14 5 20 1068 1074
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2016 European Men's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Christian Berge

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
5 CB Sander Sagosen (1995-09-14) 14 September 1995 (age 20) 1.95 m 35 97 Denmark Aalborg Håndbold
6 RW Thomas Kristensen (1990-05-02) 2 May 1990 (age 25) 1.96 m 31 22 Germany Frisch Auf Göppingen
7 P Joakim Hykkerud (1986-02-10) 10 February 1986 (age 29) 1.94 m 45 55 Germany TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
8 P Bjarte Myrhol (1982-05-29) 29 May 1982 (age 33) 1.94 m 179 510 Denmark Skjern Håndbold
9 P Petter Øverby (1992-03-26) 26 March 1992 (age 23) 1.93 m 26 9 Norway Elverum Håndball
11 LB Erlend Mamelund (1984-05-01) 1 May 1984 (age 31) 1.97 m 132 353 Germany THW Kiel
12 GK Ole Erevik (1981-01-09) 9 January 1981 (age 35) 1.96 m 171 0 France Pays d’Aix UC
15 RB Kent Robin Tønnesen (1991-06-05) 5 June 1991 (age 24) 1.96 m 60 136 Germany Füchse Berlin
16 GK Espen Christensen (1985-06-17) 17 June 1985 (age 30) 1.90 m 46 0 Denmark GOG Gudme
17 LW Magnus Jøndal (1988-02-07) 7 February 1988 (age 28) 1.87 m 76 176 Norway ØIF Arendal
19 RW Kristian Bjørnsen (1989-01-10) 10 January 1989 (age 27) 1.91 m 53 237 Sweden IFK Kristianstad
20 LW André Lindboe (1988-11-03) 3 November 1988 (age 27) 1.78 m 38 86 Norway Elverum Håndball
21 P Magnus Gullerud (1991-11-13) 13 November 1991 (age 24) 1.96 m 62 73 Denmark SønderjyskE Håndbold
24 CB Christian O'Sullivan (1991-08-22) 22 August 1991 (age 24) 1.90 m 51 67 Sweden IFK Kristianstad
27 RB Harald Reinkind (1992-08-17) 17 August 1992 (age 23) 1.96 m 55 126 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
89 LB Espen Lie Hansen (1989-03-01) 1 March 1989 (age 26) 1.96 m 98 337 Austria A1 Bregenz HB

Matches and goals are correct as of 31 January 2016.

Individual all-time records[edit]

  Still active players are highlighted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2016 European Championship roster
  2. ^ "Statistics – Matches" (in Norwegian). NHF. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics – Goals" (in Norwegian). NHF. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 

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