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Isabelle Therese Gulldén (born 29 June 1989) is a Swedish handball player for Brest Bretagne Handball and the Sweden national team.[1]

Isabelle Gulldén
Isabelle Gullden 20180905.jpg
September 2018
Personal information
Full name Isabelle Therese Gulldén
Born (1989-06-29) 29 June 1989 (age 30)
Sävedalen, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Brest Bretagne Handball
Number 9
Youth career
Years Team
0000–2007
IK Sävehof
Senior clubs
Years Team
2007–2011
IK Sävehof
2011–2015
Viborg HK
2015–2018
CSM București
2018–
Brest Bretagne Handball
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–
Sweden 202 (786)

In 2008, 2012, and 2016 she was part of the Swedish team competing at the Summer Olympic Games.[2][3]

In 2014, she ranked among the 150 greatest Swedish athletes of all time, list published by Dagens Nyheter. Gulldén was the only female handballer alongside legendary Mia Hermansson-Högdahl.[4]

She was given the award of Cetățean de onoare ("Honorary Citizen") of the city of Bucharest in 2016.[5]

AchievementsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

Personal lifeEdit

She is the niece of Christer Gulldén, a famous Swedish Greco-Roman wrestler. Her father Peter also competed in wrestling.[11] She is engaged to former handball goalkeeper, Linus Persson. Their son, Lias was born on 10 July 2019.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  2. ^ "CSM Bucharest with Isabelle Gullden: We want to play EHF CL F4 in Budapest". Handball-Planet. 24 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Isabelle Gulldén". Sports-Reference. Archived from the original on 6 July 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "150 främsta svenska idrottarna genom tiderna". Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Cetățeni de Onoare cu acte » Premiere în masă făcută de Gabriela Firea: cine sunt sportivii care au fost recompensați" (in Romanian). Gazeta Sporturilor. 10 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Bella är årets spelare" (in Swedish). ifokus.se. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  7. ^ "ALKALOID WORLD FEMALE HANDBALL BEST 8". Handball-Planet. 11 January 2017.
  8. ^ "WOMEN'S TOP 10 "BEST BUY" 2015/2016: Bella, Nycke and Jelena". Handball-Planet. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  9. ^ "S-a votat echipa campionatului, feminin şi masculin! Cristina Zamfir şi Marius Mocanu, jucătorii cu cele mai bune punctaje în Liga Naţională, după opţiunile exprimate de specialişti, jurnalişti şi fani dedicaţi handbalului PROSPORT 20" (in Romanian). Prosport. 2 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Cristina Neagu, cea mai bună handbalistă din Liga Naţională în sezonul 2017–2018. Cum arată echipa ideală a campionatului, după voturile exprimate de antrenori" (in Romanian). Prosport. 21 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Redo för holmgångar" (in Swedish). svd.se. 8 August 2008.
  12. ^ "Bella Gulldéns babylycka: "Välkommen till världen"" (in Swedish). aftonbladet.se. 11 July 2019.

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