Lene Lund Høy Karlsen

Lene Lund Høy Karlsen (born 8 June 1979) is a Danish former handball player who lastly played in Viborg HK.

Lene Lund Nielsen
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Lene Lund Nielsen in 2009
Personal information
Born (1979-06-08) 8 June 1979 (age 43)
Gudbjerg, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Pivot
Senior clubs
Years Team
Viborg HK
National team 1
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Denmark 94 (152)
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 17 June 2009

She was born in Gudbjerg in Denmark and began playing handball in GOG with whom she won bronze medals in 2003. In her first season in Viborg HK she won both the Danish championship as well as the EHF Champions League.

In the 2007/08 season Karlsen got a competitor for the line place when the German line player Anja Althaus came to Viborg HK from her former club, German Trier.

On the Danish national team she has played 50 national games (per 2007).

She was married June 20, 2009 with Henrik Høy Karlsen in Gudbjerg Kirker. Her contract ran out in the summer of 2010, but she stopped before that because of pregnancy.[1]


  1. ^ Lene Lund gravid (hbold.dk 09. jan. 2010) (in Danish)