Gro Hammerseng has announced yesterday that she stops definitive to play for Norway’s national team. The playmaker has played her last match for Norway in December 2010, in the final of ECh against Sweden and has scored 5 goals.
The 32 years old Gro Hammerseng is one of the biggest names in the Norwegian and international handball, she has played 167 matches for Norway, has collected Olympic and European gold medals, silver from WCh and has scored totally 631 goals.
“It’s very fun to play in the national team, but now is time to focus on my club duties and family. Now is Anja’s turn to dedicate herself totally, but it will be interesting to be there with Mio and cheer for her.”- Gro Hammerseng said.
Another Norwegian playmaker, Karoline Dyhre Breivang with an eight year’s history in Larvik HH has extended her contract with the club, for two more years. Player and the club are very satisfied and happy with this new agreement.
Finally, rumors form Norwegian handball world are telling that it could be possible that form the next season Larvik HK could have sign another twin-pair, and beside Nora and Thea Mörk, the Solberg-sisters, Sanna and Silje could arrive to the club.
Sanna Solberg is a left winger, and is well known that Kari Mette Johansen is pregnant and Sara Breistöl has announced her retirement at the end of this season. The only player on this position is Thea Mörk from next season, because is not known when Johansen will return to the handball-court.
Silje Solberg is goalkeeper, and she participated at the EURO 2012 in Serbia, returning home as a silver medalist from this cimpetition. Both sisters has already some history at the national team also and they are junior European-, and World Champions for Norway