Every year in December there are the final tournaments in women handball competition, IHF World Championship pr the EHF EURO. And every year we sadly have to report a list of highlighted players who will not be present at the tournament.
Players who will miss the WCh due to pregnancy: Laura Glauser (FRA), Linn Blohm (SWE), Viktoria Zhilinskaite (RUS)
Players who retired from the national team: Marit Malm Frafjord (NOR), Paula Ungureanu, Oana Manea (ROU), Linn Kristin Riegelhuth-Koren-also pregnant (NOR), Alexandra Do Nascimento (BRA), Daniela Piedade (BRA), Marta Mangue (ESP)
Players who did not make to the final squad of their countries: Silje Solberg, Linn J.Sulland (NOR), Éva Kiss (HUN), Krisztina Triscsuk (HUN), Alina Wojtas (POL), Susan Müller (GER), Mari Molid (NOR), Rikke Poulsen (DEN)
Injured players: Anne Mette Hansen (Denmark), Stine Boldholt ? (Denmark), Zsuzsanna Tomori and Zita Szucsánszki ? (Hungary), Andrea Lekic ? (Serbia), Macarena Aguilar (ESP), Marija Jovanovic (MNE), Jana Knedlikova (CZE), Thea Mörk (NOR), Andjela Janjusevic (SRB), Gabriela Perianu (ROU), Anne Hubbinger (GER)
Other reasons: Suzan Lazovic (MNE)- retired from handball, Barbara Lazovic (SLO)-family issues, Ishitate Maiuko (JPN)-retired, Nathalie Bernardo (ANG)-unknown, Fernanda Franca Da Silva (BRA)-maternity leave