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1999 World Women's Handball Championship

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Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GDIF Points
5 4 0 1 144 125 +19 8
5 4 0 1 124 98 +26 8
5 3 0 2 138 109 +29 6
5 3 0 2 146 110 +36 6
5 1 0 4 110 142 -32 2
5 0 0 5 103 181 -78 0




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Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GDIF Points
5 5 0 0 159 84 +75 10
5 3 1 1 137 100 +37 7
5 3 0 2 136 107 +29 6
5 2 2 1 113 120 - 7 4
5 1 1 3 118 124 - 6 3
5 0 0 5 52 180 -128 0




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Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GDIF Points
5 5 0 0 162 109 +53 10
5 4 0 1 151 115 +36 8
5 3 0 2 159 122 +37 6
5 1 1 3 104 123 -19 3
5 1 1 3 120 140 -20 3
5 0 0 5 91 178 -87 0




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Round of 8



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Quarter-Finals



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Semi-Finals



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Placement Matches



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7th/8th



5th/6th



Bronze Match



Final



Rankings and Statistics



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1999 Women's World Champions

Norway
Norway women's national handball team
The Norway women's national handball team is the national team of Norway. It is governed by the Norwegian Handball Federation and takes part in international handball competitions....


First Title


Team Roster
Cecilie Leganger
Cecilie Leganger
Cecilie Leganger is a Norwegian team handball goalkeeper, World champion, Olympic medalist, European champion, winner of Champions League, and World Player of the year 2001.-International championships:...

, Heidi Tjugum
Heidi Tjugum
Heidi Marie Tjugum is a Norwegian team handball player and goalkeeper, and World Champion from 1999. She was born in Drammen. She received a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney...

, Susann Goksør Bjerkrheim
Susann Goksør Bjerkrheim
Susann Goksør Bjerkrheim is a Norwegian former handball player.She played in the clubs Nordstrand IF and Bækkelagets SK. She has played in 296 games for the Norwegian National team, scoring 844 goals. Between 1993 and 2000 she was the captain of the team.She is a graduate of the Norwegian School...

, Else-Marthe Sørlie
Else-Marthe Sørlie Lybekk
Else-Marthe Sørlie Lybekk is a Norwegian team handball player, world champion from 1999, gold medalist from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and bronze medalist from the 2000 Olympics...

, Kjersti Grini
Kjersti Grini
Kjersti Elizabeth Grini is a Norwegian former handball player.She played in the clubs Jaren, Lunner, Bækkelaget, Toten and Ikast. She has played in 201 games for the Norwegian National team, scoring 1003 goals.-References:...

, Trine Haltvik
Trine Haltvik
Trine Haltvik is a Norwegian handball coach and former player. Currently she is coach for the Norwegian girls under-17 team....

, Tonje Larsen
Tonje Larsen
Tonje Larsen is a Norwegian handballer who plays for the Norwegian national team and the club Larvik HK. She is Olympic champion, World champion and twice European champion...

, Elisabeth Hilmo
Elisabeth Hilmo
Elisabeth Hilmo is a Norwegian team handball player and World Champion. She was born in Trondheim. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.-References:...

, Kristine Duvholt
Kristine Duvholt
Kristine Duvholt Havnås is a former Norwegian team handball player and World Champion. She was born in Tønsberg. She received a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.She was voted into the All star team at the 1999...

, Mette Davidsen
Mette Davidsen
Mette Davidsen is a Norwegian team handball player and World Champion from 1999 with the Norwegian national team. She received a silver medal at the 1997 World Championship, and a bronze medal in 1993. She is European Champion from 1998 after beating Denmark in the final, and received a silver...

, Jeanette Nilsen
Jeanette Nilsen
Jeanette Nilsen is a Norwegian team handball player and World Champion from 1999. She was born in Skien. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney....

, Ann Cathrin Eriksen
Ann Cathrin Eriksen
Ann Cathrin Eriksen is a former Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney with the Norwegian national team. She played 127 matches for the national team during her career, and scored 119 goals.-References:...

, Mia Hundvin
Mia Hundvin
Mia Terese Hundvin is one of Norway's most successful professional team handball players.-Career:Hundvin played 73 matches for Norway's national handball team in addition to playing for professional clubs...

, Sahra Hausmann
Sahra Hausmann
Sahra Hausmann is a Norwegian team handball player who played for the club Bækkelagets SK and on the Norway women's national handball team. She received silver medals at the World Women's Handball Championship in 1997, and became European champion in 1998...

, Birgitte Sættem
Birgitte Sættem
Birgitte Sættem is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney with the Norwegian national team.-References:...

 and Marianne Rokne
Marianne Rokne
Marianne Rokne is a Norwegian team handball player and World champion from 1999. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.-References:...

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Head Coach: Marit Breivik
Marit Breivik
Marit Breivik is a former Norwegian team handball player, and former head coach for the Norwegian women's national handball team...

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All Star Team

Left wing:
Pivot:
Right wing:
Left back:
Playmaker:
Right back:
Goalkeeper:

Chosen by team officials and IHF experts: IHF.info

 

Top Goalkeepers

Rank Name Team Save %
1 Cecilie Leganger
Cecilie Leganger
Cecilie Leganger is a Norwegian team handball goalkeeper, World champion, Olympic medalist, European champion, winner of Champions League, and World Player of the year 2001.-International championships:...

49%
2 Heidi Tjugum
Heidi Tjugum
Heidi Marie Tjugum is a Norwegian team handball player and goalkeeper, and World Champion from 1999. She was born in Drammen. She received a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. She received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney...

43%
3 Gitte Sunesen
Gitte Sunesen
Gitte Sunesen is a Danish team handball player , Olympic champion and World champion. She received a gold medal with the Danish national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. She is World champion from 1997....

47%
4 Luminita Hutupan 46%
5 Valérie Nicolas
Valérie Nicolas
Valérie Nicolas is a French handball goalkeeper and former player of the French national team. She became World Champion in 2003 with the French team, and was also voted Most Valuable Player and Best Goalkeeper. She was voted into the All-Star Team in the 2007 World Championship...

44%
6 Jokelyn Tienstra 43%
7 Andrea Farkas
Andrea Farkas
Andrea Farkas is a former Hungarian international team handball goalkeeper who currently works as goalkeeping coach for Dunaújvárosi NKKSE. Among her achievements with the national team is an Olympic bronze medal from 1996 and an Olympic silver medal from 2000...

41%
8 Tanja Dshandshgava 40%

Top goalscorers

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Grit Jurack
Grit Jurack
Grit Jurack is a German team handball player, playing on the German women's national handball team. She was Top Scorer in the 2007 World Women's Handball Championship and included on the All-Star Team., and also obtained bronze medal in the championship.She won the Champions League with Viborg HK...

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Carmen Amariei
Carmen Amariei
Carmen Andreea Amariei is a Romanian handballer playing for the Romanian national team. She participated at the 2008 Summer Olympics in China, where the Romanian national team team placed seventh.-Achievements:...

3 Ausra Fridrikas
Ausra Fridrikas
Ausra Fridrikas is an Austrian handball player and World champion from 1990. She first played for Soviet Union, later for Lithuania and finally for Austria. She was voted World Handball Player of the Year 1999 by the International Handball Federation...

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4 Indira Kastratovic 62
5 Kjersti Grini
Kjersti Grini
Kjersti Elizabeth Grini is a Norwegian former handball player.She played in the clubs Jaren, Lunner, Bækkelaget, Toten and Ikast. She has played in 201 games for the Norwegian National team, scoring 1003 goals.-References:...

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6 Tanja Logvin 49
7 Svetlana Minevskaia 46
8 Rita Deli
Rita Deli
Rita Deli is a former Hungarian team handball player who received the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and collected the bronze at the 1998 European Championship in the Netherlands....

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9 Mariana Abramova 40
Steluţa Luca
Steluţa Luca
Steluţa Luca is a retired Romanian handballer and now assistant coach of CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea and the Romanian national team.-International honours:Club...


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