Sweden women's national handball team

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Sweden Sweden
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Information
Association Swedish Handball Federation
Coach Henrik Signell
Captain Sabina Jacobsen
Most caps Åsa Eriksson (251)
Most goals Mia Hermansson-Högdahl (1091)
Colours
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 3 (First in 2008)
Best result 7th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 1957)
Best result 6th (1993)
European Championship
Appearances 10 (First in 1994)
Best result 2nd (2010)
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Sweden women's national handball team
Medal record
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2010 Denmark/Norway
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Croatia/Hungary

The Sweden women's national handball team (Swedish: Sveriges damlandslag i handboll) is the national team of Sweden. It is governed by the Swedish Handball Federation (Swedish: Svenska Handbollförbundet) and takes part in international handball competitions.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
Canada 1976 Montreal Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Did not qualify
United States 1984 Los Angeles Did not qualify
South Korea 1988 Seoul Did not qualify
Spain 1992 Barcelona Did not qualify
United States 1996 Atlanta Did not qualify
Australia 2000 Sydney Did not qualify
Greece 2004 Athens Did not qualify
China 2008 Beijing Quarter final 8th of 12 6 2 0 4 147 168 –21
United Kingdom 2012 London Preliminary round 11th of 12 5 0 0 5 108 131 –23
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Quarter final 7th of 12 6 2 1 3 170 174 –4
Japan 2020 Tokyo To be determined
Total 3/11 0 Titles 17 4 1 12 425 473 –48

World Championship[edit]

European Championship[edit]

Performance in other tournaments[edit]

Sweden during a friendly match against the Netherlands in 2016

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The squad chosen for the 2017 World Women's Handball Championship.[3][4]

Caps and goals as of 15 December 2017.

Head coach: Henrik Signell

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Johanna Bundsen (1991-06-03) 3 June 1991 (age 26) 1.85 m 68 0 Denmark København Håndbold
2 P Ulrika Toft Hansen (1987-07-13) 13 July 1987 (age 30) 1.77 m 87 140 Denmark Team Esbjerg
4 LW Olivia Mellegård (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 21) 1.78 m 27 53 Sweden IK Sävehof
5 RW Emma Ekenman-Fernis (1996-07-24) 24 July 1996 (age 21) 1.72 m 27 39 Sweden IK Sävehof
6 LB Carin Strömberg (1993-07-10) 10 July 1993 (age 24) 1.84 m 51 39 Denmark Viborg HK
8 LB Jamina Roberts (1990-05-28) 28 May 1990 (age 27) 1.76 m 133 264 Hungary Érdi VSE
9 LW Louise Sand (1992-12-27) 27 December 1992 (age 24) 1.64 m 89 195 France Brest Bretagne Handball
11 RW Daniela Gustin (1994-05-11) 11 May 1994 (age 23) 1.81 m 18 32 Denmark Randers HK
12 GK Filippa Idéhn (1990-08-15) 15 August 1990 (age 27) 1.83 m 89 2 France Brest Bretagne Handball
14 LB Johanna Westberg (1990-04-06) 6 April 1990 (age 27) 1.86 m 57 100 Denmark Nykøbing Falster
19 P Anna Lagerquist (1993-10-16) 16 October 1993 (age 24) 1.73 m 25 33 Denmark Nykøbing Falster
20 CB Isabelle Gulldén (1989-06-29) 29 June 1989 (age 28) 1.77 m 187 734 Romania CSM București
22 RB Hanna Blomstrand (1996-08-25) 25 August 1996 (age 21) 1.73 m 32 51 Denmark København Håndbold
24 RB Nathalie Hagman (1991-07-19) 19 July 1991 (age 26) 1.67 m 120 347 Romania CSM București
27 RB Sabina Jacobsen (c) (1989-03-24) 24 March 1989 (age 28) 1.80 m 116 133 Romania CSM București
29 LB Jenny Alm (1989-04-10) 10 April 1989 (age 28) 1.84 m 107 250 Denmark København Håndbold

Notable players[edit]

Several Swedish players have seen their individual performance recognized at international tournaments, either as Most Valuable Player, top scorer, best defense player or as a member of the All-Star Team.

MVP
All-Star Team
Top scorers
Best defense player

Incomplete

Famous players[edit]

Individual all-time records[edit]

  Still active players are highlighted

References[edit]

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