Ingrid Odegard life and biography

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Ingrid Odegard biography

Date of birth : 1983-03-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Trondheim, Norway
Nationality : Norwegian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-14
Credited as : Handball player , goalkeeper for FCM Håndbold ,

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Ingrid Ødegård is a Norwegian handball goalkeeper, playing for FCM Håndbold, the Norwegian national beach handball team and the B side of the national handball team.

Ingrid Ødegård started her professional career in Sola HK, Stavanger. After three season with the club, she received an offer from Larvik HK and started playing for the Norwegian champion in 2005. With Larvik, she won the Norwegian Championship several times and the Cup Winners' Cup in 2008. However, being the substitute of Lene Rantala, Ødegård couldn't enjoy much playing time. In 2008 she left Larvik and moved to Denmark to play for FCM Håndbold.

National team

Ingrid Ødegård made her debut on the national team at junior level in 2002. In 2003, she won a bronze medal at the Junior World Championship, together with Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth, Linn Jørum Sulland and Gøril Snorroeggen among others. As of July 2009, she has played five matches with the B senior team.

Ødegård debuted with the senior national team in June 2010 against Denmark.

Ødegård received a bronze medal at the 2007 European Beach Handball Championship, where she was named Best Goalkeeper. In 2009 she was part of the team that won a silver medal at the European Championship in Larvik. She received her first gold medal at the 2010 World Championship in Turkey.

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