Goals and Highlights Norway vs Sweden Women's Handball at Olympics Tokyo 2020 (36-19)
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12:05 AMa month ago

Top Scorers

Norway (36): Brattset Dale, Moerk (8), Bredal Oftedal, Herrem, Kristiansen, Skogrand (3), Breistoel, Frajford, Reistad (2), Jacobsen, Solberg.
Sweden (19): Carlson, Westberg (4), Roberts, Stromberg (3), Hansson, Lagerquist, Lundstrom.
11:54 PMa month ago

Match Statistics: Norway 36-19 Sweden

Goals/Shots - Norway: 36/50, Sweden: 19/51
Fast Breaks - Norway: 2/3, Sweden: 2/3
6-metre Shots - Norway: 10/12, Sweden: 8/20
7-metre Shots - Norway: 3/3, Sweden: 3/4
9-metre Shots - Norway: 8/12, Sweden: 3/15
2-Minute Suspensions - Norway: 3, Sweden: 3
Efficiency - Norway 72%, Sweden 37%
11:44 PMa month ago


Full time! Norway wins the second half 17-12 and the players hug in the middle of the court to celebrate 3rd place and the country's eighth medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
11:33 PMa month ago


23' Technical timeout requested by Thorir Hergeirsson to guide the positioning of the players in the final stretch. Names such as Brattset Dale are already resting on the bench and vibrating with each goal from their teammates.
11:27 PMa month ago


Thorir Hergeirsson, Norway's coach, takes the opportunity to rotate the team by fielding players who did not get many minutes in the tournament.
11:23 PMa month ago

Time-out Sweden

29-14. Tomas Axner seeks adjustments in the team in an attempt to reduce the disadvantage on the scoreboard.
11:20 PMa month ago


15' Efficiency - Norway: 72%, Sweden: 34%
11:14 PMa month ago

4 goals in 8 minutes

After scoring seven goals in the entire first half, Sweden comes back better, but still has trouble finishing
11:08 PMa month ago


10' Efficiency - Norway 69%, Sweden 33%
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9' Turnovers: Norway 5-9 Sweden
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7' Saved shots - Norway: 47%, Sweden: 23%
11:03 PMa month ago


Jenny Carlson scores the first goal of the second half on a shot at 75 km/h
10:59 PMa month ago

Start of Period

The second half begins
10:57 PMa month ago

Top Scorers

Norway: Moerk (5), Brattset Dale (4)
Sweden: Roberts (2) 
10:50 PMa month ago

Half time

19-7. End of period! Sweden did not score in the last eight minutes.
10:49 PMa month ago


15-6. Sweden's efficiency drops to 30%, as they find it difficult to infiltrate Norway's defense and, when they do get close to the goal, they lack accuracy with shots straight at them
10:45 PMa month ago

No aim

13-5. Jenny Carlson takes chances in two consecutive attacks, but can't score.
10:35 PMa month ago


Moerk and Skogrand lead the way for Norway; Sweden can't attack
10:25 PMa month ago

Lindqvist out

8-5. Another 2-minute suspension for Sweden
10:23 PMa month ago

Time-out Sweden

8-4. Norway takes a four-goal lead, coach Tomas Axner stops the game
10:21 PMa month ago


Norway: 75%, Sweden: 36%
10:18 PMa month ago


After almost three minutes without scoring, Stromberg scores for Sweden
10:16 PMa month ago


Norway takes advantage of the numerical court advantage to open a two-goal lead with Bredal Oftedal and Solberg
10:14 PMa month ago

Lindqvist out

2-minute suspension: Sweden with one player less in the second minute of the game.
10:09 PMa month ago


Brattset puts Norway ahead with a throw of 77 km/h
10:01 PMa month ago


00' Norway kicks off for the start of the 1st half
9:56 PMa month ago

Turn it up, DJ

Players hugging to hear the Norwegian and Swedish national anthems
9:51 PMa month ago

Players on the court

At this time the teams and the referees are introduced.
9:46 PMa month ago


Referees: Viktoriia Alpaidze, Tatiana Berezkina (Russia)
Reserve Referees: Arthur Brunner, Morad Salah (Switzerland)
IHF Official: Dragan Nachevski (North Macedonia)
IHF Timekeeper: Stella Vartanyan (Russia)
IHF Scorekeeper: Arijana Vojic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
9:41 PMa month ago


Hey! It's a little over an hour until we know who will be the first country to take the podium in women's handball. Norway and Sweden will square off in the Yoyogi Arena in the match for third place.
9:36 PMa month ago

Tune in here Norway vs Sweden Live Score

Do not miss a detail of the match with the live updates and commentaries of VAVEL. Follow along with us all the details, commentaries, analysis and lineups for this match.
9:31 PMa month ago

How to watch Norway vs Sweden Live Stream on TV and Online?

Handball in Tokyo 2020 - Women (bronze medal match)
Match: Norway-Sweden
Venue: Yoyogi National Stadium (Tokyo, Japan)
Time: 10:00 pm ET
Where to watch: SporTV 4 (Brazil), NBC Sports (USA)
Real time minute by minute: VAVEL
9:26 PMa month ago

Where and how to watch handball match Norway vs Sweden online and live Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

Set your alarm clock: the nordic classic that defines a place on the handball podium in Tokyo 2020 between Norwegian and Swedish is this Saturday 7th, at 10 pm ET. If you want to watch it on TV just tune in to NBC Sports. The VAVEL broadcasting starts one hour before, with the pre-game to heat up this dispute for the 3rd place and the real time with all the moves of the game.
9:21 PMa month ago

Sweden: squad list

Goalkeepers: Johanna Bundsen (Köpenhamn Håndbold), Jessica Ryde (Herning-Ikast Håndbold)
Outfield players: Elin Hansson (Skuru IK), Linn Blohm (Györi Audi ETO KC), Anna Lagerquist (Rostov-Don), Mathilda Lundström (IK Sävehof), Nathalie Hagman (Nantes Atlantique), Jamina Roberts (IK Sävehof), Johanna Westberg (Nykøbing Falster HK), Kristin Thorleifsdóttir (Randers HK), Carin Strömberg (Nantes Atlantique), Melissa Petrén (Köpenhamn Håndbold), Nina Dano (Horsens HK), Emma Lindqvist (Herning-Ikast Håndbold), Jenny Carlson (Holstebro Håndbold).
Coach: Tomas Axner.
9:16 PMa month ago

Norway: squad list

Goalkeepers: Katrine Lunde (Vipers) and Silje Solberg (Győri Audi ETO)
Outfield players: Marit Rösberg Jacobsen (Team Esbjerg), Nora Mörk (Vipers), Stine Skogrand (Herning-Ikast), Stine Bredal Oftedal (Győri Audi ETO), Marta Tomac (Vipers), Marit Malm Frafjord (Team Esbjerg), Kari Brattset Dale (Győri Audi ETO), Vilde Ingeborg Johansen (Herning-Ikast), Veronica Kristiansen (Győri Audi ETO), Henny Ella Reistad (Team Esbjerg), Kristine Breistöl (Team Esbjerg), Camilla Herrem (Sola), Sanna Solberg-Isaksen (Team Esbjerg).
Coach: Thorir Hergeirsson.
9:11 PMa month ago

Women's Handball in the Olympic Games

  • Montreal 1976 - URSS (gold), East Germany (silver), Hungary (bronze)
  • Moscow 1980 - URSS, Yugoslavia, East Germany
  • Los Angeles 1984 - Yugoslavia, South Korea, China
  • Seoul 1988 - South Korea, Norway, URSS
  • Barcelona 1992 - South Korea, Norway, Unified Team
  • Atlanta 1996 - Denmark, South Korea, Hungary
  • Sydney 2000 - Denmark, Hungary, Norway 
  • Athens 2004 - Denmark, South Korea 
  • Beijing 2008 - Norway, Russia, South Korea
  • London 2012 - Norway, Montenegro, Spain
  • Rio 2016 - Russia, France, Norway
9:06 PMa month ago

Save the date

Norway and Sweden will host the Handball World Cup in 2023. In total there are three venues - the other is Denmark. Before that there is one edition planned for this year, December 2-19 in Spain. The last championship was in 2019 in Japan and the Norwegians placed 4th. Two years earlier they were runners-up in Germany in 2017, when the Swedes finished 4th.
9:01 PMa month ago

Handball is one of Norway's most popular sports

So far the Nordic country has won six Olympic medals, as well as the former Soviet Union, and with the possibility to equal South Korea, the country with the most podium finishes in the sport.
8:56 PMa month ago

Unprecedented medal

This is the first time Sweden has ever reached an Olympic semi-final in women's handball. The men's team has won four silver medals (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, and London 2012).
8:51 PMa month ago

Sweden team information

The yellow and blue team finished the qualifying round as group B leaders because they won three (Spain, Russian Olympic Committee, and Brazil), drew with France, and lost to Hungary. Soon after they overcame South Korea 39-30 in the quarterfinals and took 29-27 from the French. 
8:46 PMa month ago

By an inch

The Norwegian women's team was the only one to achieve 100% success in the first round as they won their first five games in group A, then eliminated Hungary in the quarterfinals and came in packed to face the Russian Olympic Committee, but lost 27-26.
8:41 PMa month ago

The match will be played at the Yoyogi National Stadium

The home of handball in Tokyo 2020 is the Yoyogi Arena, which is located in the Yoyogi National Stadium. There are only two matches left to finish the Olympic tournament. After the duel between the Norwegians and the Swedes, which takes place at 10 pm ET, the Russian Olympic Committee and France will square off to decide who takes the gold medal. The final will be at 2 am ET, in the early hours of Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th. 

Photo by IHF
Photo by IHF
8:36 PMa month ago

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Women's Handball: Norway vs Sweden!

Hi everyone! My name is Bia Palumbo and I’ll be your host for this match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Today we bring you the emotions of the women's handball bronze medal between Norway and Sweden. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, score updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.