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Sweden women's national handball team

The Sweden women's national handball team (Swedish: Sveriges damlandslag i handboll) is the national team of Sweden. It is governed by the Swedish Handball Federation (Swedish: Svenska Handbollförbundet) and takes part in international handball competitions.

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Information
AssociationSwedish Handball Federation
CoachHenrik Signell
CaptainCarin Strömberg (tem.)
Most capsÅsa Eriksson (251)
Most goalsMia Hermansson-Högdahl (1091)
Colours
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Home
Team colours
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 2008)
Best result7th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1957)
Best result4th (2017)
European Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1994)
Best result2nd (2010)
Last updated on Unknown.
Sweden women's national handball team
Medal record
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2010 Denmark/Norway
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Croatia/Hungary

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
  1976 Montreal Did not qualify
  1980 Moscow Did not qualify
  1984 Los Angeles Did not qualify
  1988 Seoul Did not qualify
  1992 Barcelona Did not qualify
  1996 Atlanta Did not qualify
  2000 Sydney Did not qualify
  2004 Athens Did not qualify
  2008 Beijing Quarter final 8th of 12 6 2 0 4 147 168 −21
  2012 London Preliminary round 11th of 12 5 0 0 5 108 131 −23
  2016 Rio de Janeiro Quarter final 7th of 12 6 2 1 3 170 174 −4
  2020 Tokyo To be determined
Total 3/11 0 Titles 17 4 1 12 425 473 –48

World ChampionshipEdit

European ChampionshipEdit

Performance in other tournamentsEdit

 
Sweden during a friendly match against the Netherlands in 2016

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2019 World Women's Handball Championship in Japan.[3] On the 5 November Kristin Thorleifsdóttir, replaced Sabina Jacobsen because of an injury.[4]

Caps and goals as of 5 November 2019.

Head coach: Henrik Signell

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
2 P Johanna Forsberg (1995-10-16) 16 October 1995 (age 24) 1.77 m 7 11   IK Sävehof
4 LW Olivia Mellegård (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 23) 1.78 m 49 106   København Håndbold
6 CB Carin Strömberg (1993-07-10) 10 July 1993 (age 26) 1.84 m 74 83   Viborg HK
7 P Linn Blohm (1992-05-20) 20 May 1992 (age 27) 1.80 m 93 218   København Håndbold
8 LB Jamina Roberts (1990-05-28) 28 May 1990 (age 29) 1.76 m 154 320   Randers HK
9 CB Melissa Petrén (1995-01-18) 18 January 1995 (age 24) 1.73 m 6 19   HH Elite
10 RW Mathilda Lundström (1996-12-20) 20 December 1996 (age 22) 1.64 m 24 29   Skuru IK
12 GK Filippa Idéhn (1990-08-15) 15 August 1990 (age 29) 1.83 m 112 3   Silkeborg-Voel KFUM
16 GK Jessica Ryde (1994-05-18) 18 May 1994 (age 25) 1.83 m 7 0   Herning-Ikast Håndbold
18 LW Marie Wall (1992-04-03) 3 April 1992 (age 27) 1.77 m 26 32   København Håndbold
19 P Anna Lagerquist (1993-10-16) 16 October 1993 (age 26) 1.73 m 46 69   Nykøbing Falster
20 CB Isabelle Gulldén (1989-07-19) 19 July 1989 (age 30) 1.78 m 202 786   Brest Bretagne Handball
22 RB Hanna Blomstrand (1996-08-25) 25 August 1996 (age 23) 1.73 m 48 85   København Håndbold
23 CB Emma Lindqvist (1997-09-17) 17 September 1997 (age 22) 1.77 m 9 5   H 65 Höör
24 RW Nathalie Hagman (1991-07-19) 19 July 1991 (age 28) 1.67 m 143 452   Odense Håndbold
25 LB Mikaela Mässing (1994-03-13) 13 March 1994 (age 25) 1.88 m 19 69   Thüringer HC
N/A GK Martina Thörn (1991-02-21) 21 February 1991 (age 28) 1.78 m 14 0   Aarhus United
N/A LB Kristin Thorleifsdóttir (1998-01-13) 13 January 1998 (age 21) 1.81 m 0 0   H 65 Höör

Notable playersEdit

Several Swedish players have seen their individual performance recognized at international tournaments, either as Most Valuable Player, top scorer, best defense player or as a member of the All-Star Team.

MVP
All-Star Team
Top scorers
Best defense player

Incomplete

Famous playersEdit

Individual all-time recordsEdit

  Still active players are highlighted

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://ihf.info/IHFCompetitions/CompetitionsArchive/WomenWorldChampionships/tabid/4859/Default.aspx
  2. ^ http://ihf.info/IHFCompetitions/CompetitionsArchive/WomenWorldChampionships/tabid/4859/Default.aspx
  3. ^ "Svenska VM-truppen uttagen - med Bella Gulldén". Svenska Handbollslandslaget (in Swedish). 22 October 2019. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Jacobsen missar VM – debutanten Thorleifsdóttir ersätter". Svenska Handbollslandslaget (in Swedish). 5 November 2019. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Spelarstatistik Damlandslaget" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Handball Federation. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Spelarstatistik Damlandslaget" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Handball Federation. Retrieved 19 March 2017.

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