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Netherlands women's national handball team

The Netherlands women's national handball team is the national team of the Netherlands. It is governed by the Nederlands Handbal Verbond (NHV).

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Information
AssociationNederlands Handbal Verbond
CoachEmmanuel Mayonnade
Assistant coachYekaterina Andryushina
CaptainDanick Snelder
Most capsLaura Robben (320)
Most goalsOlga Assink (954)
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 2016)
Best result4th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1971)
Best result2nd (2015)
European Championship
Appearances7 (First in 1998)
Best result2nd (2016)
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Netherlands women's national handball team
Medal record
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 2015 Denmark
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Germany
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2016 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 2018 France

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/-
  2016 4th 8 2 2 4 216 218 −2
Total 1/11 8 2 2 4 216 218 −2

World ChampionshipEdit

Since their first appearance in 1971, The Netherlands has participated in ten World Championship.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
  1957 Did Not Enter
  1962 Did Not Enter
  1965 Did Not Enter
  1971 8th 4 1 0 3 31 46 −15
  1973 12th 5 0 0 5 33 81 −48
  1975 Not qualified
  1978 9th 5 1 0 4 87 97 −10
  1982 Not qualified
  1986 10th 7 2 0 5 127 163 −36
  1990 Not qualified
  1993 Not qualified
   1995 Not qualified
  1997 Not qualified
   1999 10th 6 4 0 2 140 127 +13
  2001 16th 6 1 1 4 138 144 −6
  2003 Not qualified
  2005 5th 9 6 1 2 262 242 +20
  2007 Not qualified
  2009 Not qualified
  2011 15th 6 2 0 4 186 176 +10
  2013 13th 6 2 0 4 170 150 +20
  2015 2nd   9 7 1 1 298 217 +81
  2017 3rd   9 6 1 2 252 214 +38
  2019 Qualified
  2021 TBD
Total 11/23 72 32 4 36 1724 1657 +67

European ChampionshipEdit

Since their first appearance in 1998, The Netherlands has participated in seven European Championship.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
  1994 Not qualified
  1996 Not qualified
  1998 10th 6 1 0 5 126 153 −27
  2000 Not qualified
  2002 14th 3 0 0 3 73 80 −7
  2004 Not qualified
  2006 15th 3 0 0 3 65 84 −19
  2008 Not qualified
   2010 8th 6 2 0 4 131 145 −14
  2012 Withdrawn
   2014 7th 6 2 1 3 161 158 +3
  2016 2nd   8 6 0 2 227 201 +26
  2018 3rd   8 6 0 2 207 196 +11
   2020 TBD
Total 7/13 40 17 1 22 990 1017 –27

Other tournamentsEdit

 
Netherlands during a friendly match against Sweden in 2016

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2018 European Women's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Helle Thomsen

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
5 LB Jessy Kramer (1990-02-16) 16 February 1990 (age 29) 1.77 m 128 95   Toulon
6 RB Laura van der Heijden (1990-06-27) 27 June 1990 (age 29) 1.72 m 197 605   SG BBM Bietigheim
7 RW Debbie Bont (1990-12-09) 9 December 1990 (age 28) 1.74 m 153 300   København Håndbold
8 LB Lois Abbingh (1992-08-13) 13 August 1992 (age 27) 1.77 m 138 603   Rostov-Don
11 CB Lynn Knippenborg (1992-01-07) 7 January 1992 (age 27) 1.75 m 98 123   TTH Holstebro
14 CB Delaila Amega (1997-09-21) 21 September 1997 (age 22) 1.70 m 20 33   TuS Metzingen
15 CB Maura Visser (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 34) 1.78 m 139 451   SG BBM Bietigheim
17 CB Nycke Groot (1988-05-04) 4 May 1988 (age 31) 1.75 m 141 439   Győri ETO KC
18 LB Kelly Dulfer (1994-03-21) 21 March 1994 (age 25) 1.86 m 99 87   København Håndbold
19 P Merel Freriks (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 21) 1.75 m 15 22   HSG Bensheim/Auerbach
20 LB Inger Smits (1994-09-17) 17 September 1994 (age 25) 1.79 m 17 12   TTH Holstebro
24 LW Martine Smeets (1990-05-05) 5 May 1990 (age 29) 1.72 m 96 171   Molde HK
25 RB Charris Rozemalen (1991-04-16) 16 April 1991 (age 28) 1.75 m 24 31   SG BBM Bietigheim
26 RW Angela Malestein (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 26) 1.73 m 129 261   SG BBM Bietigheim
27 RB Dione Housheer (1999-09-26) 26 September 1999 (age 20) 1.79 m 9 19   Nykøbing Falster
30 GK Rinka Duijndam (1997-08-06) 6 August 1997 (age 22) 1.73 m 13 0   Borussia Dortmund
33 GK Tess Wester (1993-05-19) 19 May 1993 (age 26) 1.78 m 91 7   Odense Håndbold
79 LB Estavana Polman (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 27) 1.74 m 130 459   Team Esbjerg

Coaching staffEdit

Role Name Start date
Head coach   Emmanuel Mayonnade January 2019
Assistant coach   Yekaterina Andryushina January 2019
Team manager   Carla van Dijk Unknown
Goalkeeping coach   Lene Rantala August 2018
Physiotherapist   Jelle Heisen Unknown

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