Norway national handball team

The Norway national handball team is the national team of Norway. It is governed by the Norwegian Handball Federation and takes part in international handball competitions. As of 2019, Norway has been in 2 finals.

Norway
Information
AssociationNorwegian Handball Federation
CoachChristian Berge
Assistant coachBørge Lund
CaptainBjarte Myrhol
Most capsSteinar Ege (262)
Most goalsRoger Kjendalen (930)
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 1972)
Best result9th (1972)
World Championship
Appearances15 (First in 1958)
Best result2nd (2017, 2019)
European Championship
Appearances8 (First in 2000)
Best result4th (2016)
Last updated on Unknown.
Norway national handball team
Medal record
World Championship
2017 France
2019 Germany/Denmark

Honours

In 2016, they were honored with a Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Trophy for great sportsmanship.[1][2][3][4]

Competitive record

Olympic Games

Olympic record
Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
1936 Berlin Did not qualify
Not held from 1948 to 1968
1972 MunichMatch for 9th place9th of 1253119087
1976 Montreal Did not qualify
1980 Moscow
1984 Los Angeles
1988 Seoul
1992 Barcelona
1996 Atlanta
2000 Sydney
2004 Athens
2008 Beijing
2012 London
2016 Rio de Janeiro
2020 Tokyo TBD
Total1/13-53119087

World Championship

World Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938Did not qualify
1954
1958Match for 5th place66303118102
1961Match for 7th place762047385
1964Preliminary round1131023747
1967Preliminary round1330034458
1970Preliminary round1330032328
1974Did not qualify
1978
1982
1986
1990
1993Preliminary round1330125157
1995Did not qualify
1997Round of 16126123132141
1999Preliminary round136213156162
2001Round of 16146213139155
2003Did not qualify
2005Match for 7th place79612258219
2007Match for 13th place136402181137
2009Match for 9th place99603280232
2011Match for 9th place99504259255
2013Did not qualify
2015
2017Final9702274234
2019Final10802325256
2021TBD
2023TBD
Total15/28944764123502168

European Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1994Did not qualify
1996
1998
20007th/8th Place86114133144
2002Did not qualify
2004
2006Main round116204178177
20086th Place67322196185
2010Main round76303169164
2012Preliminary round1331028087
2014Preliminary round1430127784
2016Third place game48413235233
2018Main round76402191172
2020Qualified
2022TBD
2024TBD
Total9/16-451852212591246
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Other tournaments

Team

Current squad

The squad chosen for the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship.[5]

Caps and goals as of 9 December 2019.

Head coach: Christian Berge

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
3 RW Kevin Gulliksen (1996-11-09) 9 November 1996 1.79 m 23 29 GWD Minden
5 CB Sander Sagosen (1995-09-14) 14 September 1995 1.95 m 94 416 Paris Saint-Germain
8 P Bjarte Myrhol (1982-05-29) 29 May 1982 1.95 m 242 761 Skjern Håndbold
10 CB Sander Andreassen Øverjordet (1996-04-08) 8 April 1996 1.91 m 2 2 Haslum HK
11 P Petter Øverby (1992-03-26) 26 March 1992 1.95 m 59 26 HC Erlangen
16 GK Espen Christensen (1985-06-17) 17 June 1985 1.90 m 103 2 GWD Minden
17 LW Magnus Jøndal (1988-02-07) 7 February 1988 1.81 m 144 448 SG Flensburg-Handewitt
18 LB William Aar (1997-10-23) 23 October 1997 1.96 m 6 5 Kolstad Håndball
19 RW Kristian Bjørnsen (1989-01-10) 10 January 1989 1.92 m 114 496 HSG Wetzlar
21 P Magnus Gullerud (1991-11-13) 13 November 1991 1.93 m 122 133 GWD Minden
23 LB Gøran Johannessen (1994-04-26) 26 April 1994 1.93 m 60 120 SG Flensburg-Handewitt
24 CB Christian O'Sullivan (1991-08-22) 22 August 1991 1.90 m 111 168 SC Magdeburg
25 RB Eivind Tangen (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 1.95 m 81 136 Skjern Håndbold
27 RB Harald Reinkind (1992-08-17) 17 August 1992 1.96 m 95 173 THW Kiel
30 GK Torbjørn Bergerud (1994-07-16) 16 July 1994 2.00 m 73 0 SG Flensburg-Handewitt
71 LW Alexander Blonz (2000-04-17) 17 April 2000 1.85 m 17 33 Elverum Håndball
77 RB Magnus Abelvik Rød (1997-07-07) 7 July 1997 2.03 m 46 95 SG Flensburg-Handewitt
96 GK Kristian Sæverås (1996-06-22) 22 June 1996 1.99 m 9 1 Aalborg Håndbold

Past squads

1958 World Men's Handball Championship (6th place)

Oddvar Klepperås, Erik Vellan, Finn Arne Johansen, Knut Reese Larsen, Ivar Sandboe, Jonny Hovde, Jon Narvestad, Roy Yssen, Jan Flatla, Rolf Rustad, Kjell Svestad, John Tresse, Agnar Hagen, Odd Nielsen, Hans Lien.

Coach:

1961 World Men's Handball Championship (7th place)

Kai Killerud, Knut Strøm, Finn Arne Johansen, Knut Reese Larsen, Kaj Ringlund, Bjørn Erik Sandsten, Svein Sand, Roy Yssen, Kjell Kleven, Rolf Rustad, Kjell Svestad, Arild Gulden, Ingar Engum, Gunnar Bergstrand.

Coach:

1964 World Men's Handball Championship (11th place)

Carl Graff-Wang, Knut Strøm, Finn Arne Johansen, Arnulf Bæk, Oddvar Klepperås, Trygve Hegnar, Jan Petter Aas, Per Graver, Jan-Egil Uthberg, Rolf Rustad, Kjell Svestad, Arild Gulden, Erik Schønfeldt.

Coach: John Tresse

1967 World Men's Handball Championship (13th place)

Carl Graff-Wang, Arnulf Bæk, Pål Cappelen, Pål Bye, Oddvar Klepperås, Inge K. Hansen, Jon Reinertsen, Per Graver, Jan-Egil Uthberg, Rolf Rustad, Kjell Svestad, Arild Gulden, Erik Schønfeldt, Jon Arne Gunnerud, Rolf Gustav Lundberg, Terje Høilund.

Coach: Kjell Kleven

1970 World Men's Handball Championship (13th place)

Carl Graff-Wang, Arnulf Bæk, Pål Cappelen, Pål Bye, Harald Tyrdal, Inge K. Hansen, Jon Reinertsen, Per Graver, Jan-Egil Uthberg, Kai Killerud, Jan Otto Kvalheim, Jan Cato Nabseth, Robert Wagtskjold.

Coach: Kjell Kleven

1972 Summer Olympics (9th place)

Carl Graff-Wang, Finn Urdal, Geir Røse, Harald Tyrdal, Arnulf Bæk, Inge K. Hansen, Jan Økseter, Jon Reinertsen, Pål Bye, Pål Cappelen, Per Søderstrøm, Per Axel Ankre, Roger Hverven, Sten Osther, Torstein Hansen, Ulf Magnusson.

Coach: Thor Ole Rimejorde

1993 World Men's Handball Championship (13th place)

Svein Erik Bjerkrheim, Gunnar Fosseng, John Petter Sando, Roger Kjendalen, Sjur Bø Tollefsen, Ole Gustav Gjekstad, Rune Erland, Morten Schønfeldt, Øystein Havang, Kjetil Lundeberg, Fredrik Brubakken, Simen Muffetangen, Knut Håland, Morten Haugstvedt, Karl Erik Bøhn.

Coach: Gunnar Pettersen

1997 World Men's Handball Championship (12th place)

Frode Scheie, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Stein Olaf Sando, Stig Rasch, Sjur Bø Tollefsen, Preben Vildalen, Kristian Hansen, Marius Riise, Øystein Havang, Frode Hagen, Johnny Jensen, Steinar Ege, Geir Oustorp, Glenn Solberg, Stian Vatne.

Coach: Harald Madsen

1999 World Men's Handball Championship (13th place)

Frode Scheie, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Svein-Erik Bjerkrheim, Stig Rasch, Tormod Moldestad, Thomas Pettersen, Stig Penne, Morten Daland, Christian Berge (captain), Frode Hagen, Rune Haugseng, Endre Nordli, Geir Oustorp, Tor Bjørn Andersen, Trond Førde Eriksen.

Coach: Christer Magnusson

2000 European Men's Handball Championship (8th place)

Frode Scheie (captain), Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Stig Rasch, Tormod Moldestad, Stein Olaf Sando, Stig Penne, Vidar Gjesdal, Eivind Ellingsen, Christian Berge, Frode Hagen, Preben Vildalen, Gunnar Fosseng, Geir Oustorp, Thomas Pettersen, Sindre Walstad, Johnny Jensen.

Coach: Christer Magnusson

2001 World Men's Handball Championship (14th place)

Steinar Ege, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Håvard Tvedten, Kristian Hansen, Tormod Moldestad, Roger Kvannli, Stig Penne, Eivind Ellingsen, Christian Berge, Frode Hagen, Preben Vildalen, Gunnar Fosseng (captain), Trond Førde Eriksen, Rune Skjærvold, Johnny Jensen, Børge Lund.

Coach: Christer Magnusson

2005 World Men's Handball Championship (7th place)

Steinar Ege, Glenn Solberg (captain), Håvard Tvedten, Frank Løke, Børge Lund, Frode Hagen, Preben Vildalen, Ole Erevik, Jarle Rykkje, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Kristian Kjelling, Sindre Walstad, André Jørgensen, Johnny Jensen, Marius Riise, Rune Skjærvold.

Coach: Gunnar Pettersen

2006 European Men's Handball Championship (11th place)

Steinar Ege (captain), Alexander Buchmann, Christian Berge, Frank Løke, Kjetil Strand, Ole Magnus Ekelund, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund, Håvard Tvedten, Preben Vildalen, Ole Erevik, Jarle Rykkje, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Kristian Kjelling, André Jørgensen, Johnny Jensen, Rune Skjærvold.

Coach: Gunnar Pettersen

2007 World Men's Handball Championship (13th place)

Steinar Ege (captain), Alexander Buchmann, Erlend Mamelund, Frank Løke, Kjetil Strand, Jan-Richard Lislerud Hansen, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund, Håvard Tvedten, Preben Vildalen, Ole Erevik, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Kristian Kjelling, André Jørgensen, Johnny Jensen, Rune Skjærvold, Lars Erik Bjørnsen, Lars Olav Olaussen.

Coach: Gunnar Pettersen

2008 European Men's Handball Championship (6th place)

Steinar Ege (captain), Glenn Solberg, Frode Hagen, Frank Løke, Kjetil Strand, Lars Erik Bjørnsen, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund, Håvard Tvedten, Ole Erevik, Jan Thomas Lauritzen, Kristian Kjelling, André Jørgensen, Johnny Jensen, Thomas Skoglund, Rune Skjærvold.

Coach: Gunnar Pettersen

2009 World Men's Handball Championship (9th place)

Steinar Ege (captain), Johnny Jensen, Stian Vatne, Thomas Drange, Frank Løke, Lars Erik Bjørnsen, Bjarte Myrhol, Håvard Tvedten, Erlend Mamelund, Ole Erevik, Christoffer Rambo, Alexander Buchmann, Kristian Kjelling, Svenn Erik Medhus, Vegard Samdahl, Thomas Skoglund, Christian Spanne.

Coach: Robert Hedin

2010 European Men's Handball Championship (7th place)

Steinar Ege (captain), Stian Vatne, Frank Løke, Kjetil Strand, Lars Erik Bjørnsen, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund, Håvard Tvedten, Erlend Mamelund, Ole Erevik, Christoffer Rambo, Kristian Kjelling, Vegard Samdahl, Thomas Skoglund, Einar Sand Koren, Christian Spanne, Magnus Dahl.

Coach: Robert Hedin

2011 World Men's Handball Championship (9th place)

Steinar Ege (captain), Frank Løke, Kjetil Strand, Lars Erik Bjørnsen, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund, Håvard Tvedten, Erlend Mamelund, Ole Erevik, Christoffer Rambo, Espen Lie Hansen, Kristian Kjelling, Vegard Samdahl, Thomas Skoglund, Einar Sand Koren, Eivind Tangen.

Coach: Robert Hedin

2012 European Men's Handball Championship (13th place)

Kenneth Ryvoll Klev, Vegard Samdahl, Lars Erik Bjørnsen, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund (captain), Håvard Tvedten, Erlend Mamelund, Ole Erevik, Christoffer Rambo, Espen Lie Hansen, Svenn Erik Medhus, Magnus Jøndal, Johnny Jensen, Einar Riegelhuth Koren, Sondre Paulsen, Kent Robin Tønnesen.

Coach: Robert Hedin

2014 European Men's Handball Championship (14th place)

Magnus Dahl, Sander Sagosen, Bjarte Myrhol, Børge Lund (captain), Håvard Tvedten, Erlend Mamelund, Ole Erevik, Christoffer Rambo, Kent Robin Tønnesen, Christian O'Sullivan, Kristian Bjørnsen, André Lindboe, Magnus Gullerud, Kristian Kjelling, Harald Reinkind, Steffen Berg Løkkebø, Espen Lie Hansen.

Coach: Robert Hedin

2016 European Men's Handball Championship (4th place)

Sander Sagosen, Thomas Kristensen, Joakim Hykkerud, Bjarte Myrhol (captain), Petter Øverby, Erlend Mamelund, Ole Erevik, Kent Robin Tønnesen, Espen Christensen, Magnus Jøndal, Kristian Bjørnsen, André Lindboe, Magnus Gullerud, Christian O'Sullivan, Harald Reinkind, Espen Lie Hansen.

Coach: Christian Berge

2017 World Men's Handball Championship (2nd place)

Sander Sagosen, Joakim Hykkerud, Bjarte Myrhol (captain), Petter Øverby, Ole Erevik, Kent Robin Tønnesen, Espen Christensen, Magnus Jøndal, Kristian Bjørnsen, André Lindboe, Magnus Gullerud, Magnus Abelvik Rød, Christian O'Sullivan, Eivind Tangen, Gøran Johannessen, Torbjørn Bergerud, Espen Lie Hansen.

Coach: Christian Berge

2018 European Men's Handball Championship (7th place)

Sander Sagosen, Joakim Hykkerud, Bjarte Myrhol (captain), Henrik Jakobsen, Kent Robin Tønnesen, Espen Christensen, Magnus Jøndal, Kristian Bjørnsen, Magnus Gullerud, Gøran Sørheim, Gøran Johannessen, Christian O'Sullivan, Eivind Tangen, Harald Reinkind, Torbjørn Bergerud, Espen Lie Hansen, Magnus Abelvik Rød, Kristian Sæverås.

Coach: Christian Berge

2019 World Men's Handball Championship (2nd place)

Sander Sagosen, Bjarte Myrhol (captain), Henrik Jakobsen, Petter Øverby, Espen Christensen, Magnus Jøndal, Kristian Bjørnsen, Magnus Gullerud, Gøran Johannessen, Christian O'Sullivan, Eivind Tangen, Harald Reinkind, Torbjørn Bergerud, Kevin Gulliksen, Alexander Blonz, Magnus Abelvik Rød, Espen Lie Hansen.

Coach: Christian Berge

Coaches

Captains

Incomplete

Notable players

Several Norwegian players have seen their individual performance recognized at international tournaments, as a member of the All-Star Team.

All-Star Team

Individual all-time records

  Still active players are highlighted.

References

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.