19 May 1993|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Current club||Odense Håndbold|
|SG BBM Bietigheim|
A full international with the Dutch national team since 2012, she won the silver medal in the 2015 World Women's Handball Championship with the Dutch team and became the goalkeeper with the highest percentage of saves in the tournament. Wester also reaches with the Dutch team the fourth place in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Wester started her career in 1999 at Hugo Girls, at the age of 5–6. In her youth career she also played for VZV and HandbalAcademie.
She played in the EHF Champions League with VOC Amsterdam in the 2008–09 season. Wester played in E&O Emmen since 2010 until 2011.
In 2011, she was signed for German club VfL Oldenburg, playing in the club until 2015 winning the German Cup in 2012. Wester was signed for Bundesliga club SG BBM Bietigheim. She won Bundesliga title with them and played in Champions League.
She was called up for represent Netherlands handball team in the 2016 Summer Olympics, achieving the fourth place after losing in the semi-finals against France 23–24, and in the bronze medal match against Norway 26–36.
- Club competitions
- Winner: 2017
- German Cup:
- Winner: 2012
- National team
- Youth World Championship:
- Bronze Medalist: 2010
- Junior European Championship:
- Silver Medalist: 2011
- World Championship:
- Silver Medalist: 2015
- 2016 Summer Olympics:
- Fourth Place: 2016
- "Tess Wester". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- "2015 World Championship goalkeeper statistics" (PDF). International Handball Federation. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
- "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
- "Wester kiest voor nieuwe stap naar 'ambitieus' Odense" (in Dutch). nos.nl. 6 April 2018.
- "Grimsbø Shines as Norway Claim the Title". ihf.info. 20 December 2015.
- "WESTER Tess Profile". Archived from the original on 6 August 2016.
- "Handbalkeepster Jankovic mee naar Rio" [Handball goalkeeper Jankovic off to Rio] (in Dutch). RTL Nieuws. 1 July 2016. Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
- , IHF. Retrieved on 22 December 2015.
- "Tess Wester Vriendin Van Mart Lieder" (in Dutch). spelersvrouw.nl. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
- Official website
- Tess Wester at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Tess Wester at Nederlands Handbal Verbond
- Tess Wester at Rio 2016 website
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