Lene Rantala

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Lene Rantala (born 10 August 1968 in Copenhagen) is a former Danish handball player, two times Olympic champion and a World champion. Rantala is currently assistant coach for Vipers Kristiansand in the Norwegian REMA 1000-ligaen. She debuted on the Danish national team on 14 February 1991, and has since played 226 matches for Denmark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lene Rantala has received more than 21,011 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Lene Rantala is the 162nd most popular handball player (down from 150th in 2019), the 788th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 721st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Danish Handball Player.

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Among handball players, Lene Rantala ranks 162 out of 420Before her are Irina Poltoratskaya, Oh Seong-ok, Davor Dominiković, Juanín García, Cecilie Leganger, and Kristine Lunde-Borgersen. After her are Nedim Remili, Joan Cañellas, Niclas Ekberg, Per Carlén, Eduarda Amorim, and Božidar Jović.

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Among people born in 1968, Lene Rantala ranks 713Before her are Rashid Sidek, Sully Erna, Michael Cole, Glenn Fleshler, Kool G Rap, and Sylvain Guillaume. After her are Patrick Sylvestre, Arshad Warsi, Reinaldo Vicente Simão, Niurka Montalvo, Ruben Pereira, and Andrew Koenig.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Lene Rantala ranks 788 out of 1,032Before her are Jonas Lössl (1989), Lene Espersen (1965), Anders Samuelsen (1967), Leon Andreasen (1983), Dan Frost (1961), and Anja Cetti Andersen (1965). After her are Kasper Bøgelund (1980), Tobias Lindholm (1977), René Toft Hansen (1984), Rasmussen (1985), Pernille Vermund (1975), and Mads Mensah Larsen (1991).


Among handball players born in Denmark, Lene Rantala ranks 9Before her are Anja Andersen (1969), Lars Christiansen (1972), Hans Lindberg (1981), Henrik Toft Hansen (1986), Mathias Gidsel (1999), and Rasmus Lauge Schmidt (1991). After her are René Toft Hansen (1984), Mads Mensah Larsen (1991), Jannick Green (1988), Anne Dorthe Tanderup (1972), Lasse Svan Hansen (1983), and Morten Olsen (1984).