|Born||4 July 1963|
|Occupation||Football player and administrator|
|Known for||World champion 1995|
Olympic bronze medalist 1996
Heidi Støre (born 4 July 1963, Sarpsborg) is a former Norwegian footballer and world champion as captain for the national team.
Sarpsborg[ˈsɑʂ.bɔr] or [ˈsɑrps.bɔrg], historically Borg, is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Sarpsborg.
Støre played for the clubs Sprint-Jeløy (Norway), Trollhättan (Sweden), Kolbotn (Norway), Nikko (Japan) and Athene Moss (Norway).She made her debut for the Norwegian national team in 1980, and played 151 matches for the national team.
Sportsklubben Sprint-Jeløy is a Norwegian football club from Jeløya in Moss. The club was founded in 1926 when both Jeløy IF and SK Sprint was formed. The two clubs merged into Sportsklubben Sprint-Jeløy on 11 October 1940.
Kolbotn IL Fotball is a sub-section under the sports club Kolbotn IL from Kolbotn, Norway. The club started football in 1916 and organized football as a semi-autonomous sub-section in 1960.
The Norway women's national football team is controlled by the Football Association of Norway. The team is former European, World and Olympic champions and thus one of the most successful national teams. The team has had less success since the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.
She was world champion with the Norwegian team in 1995, received silver medal in 1991, and won the unofficial world championship tournament in 1988. She is European champion from 1987 and 1993, and received silver medals in 1989 and 1991.She won an Olympic bronze medal with the Norwegian team in 1996.
Støre ended her active career in 1997, but returned as administrator of women's football in 2005.She was appointed leader of the department Toppfotball kvinner of the Football Association of Norway from 2013.
The 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup was the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It took place in Guangdong, China from 16 to 30 November 1991. FIFA, football's international governing body selected China as host nation as Guangdong had hosted a prototype world championship three years earlier, the 1988 FIFA Women's Invitation Tournament. Matches were played in the state capital, Guangzhou, as well as in Foshan, Jiangmen and Zhongshan. The competition was sponsored by Mars, Incorporated, maker of M&M's candy. With FIFA still reluctant to bestow their "World Cup" brand, the tournament was officially known as the 1st FIFA World Championship for Women's Football for the M&M's Cup.
The 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, the second edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was held in Sweden and won by Norway. The tournament featured 12 women's national teams from six continental confederations. The 12 teams were drawn into three groups of four and each group played a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams and two best third-ranked teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the final at Råsunda Stadium on 18 June 1995.
The Kniksen Award, established in 1990, honors the best players in the Norwegian football premiership. The award is named after the legendary Norwegian football player Roald Jensen, nicknamed "Kniksen".
The Norwegian Football Federation is the governing body of football in Norway. It was formed in 1902 and organises the men's and women's national teams, as well as the league systems for men and women. The current president of NFF is Terje Svendsen. By 1 January 2004, there were 1,814 clubs organized in Norway and 373,532 registered players. It is the largest sports federation in Norway.
Erik Thorstvedt is a former Norwegian professional football goalkeeper. He won 97 caps for the Norwegian national team, and was the starter in goal at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
Kristian "Svarten" Henriksen was a Norwegian footballer and coach. As a player, Henriksen was a wing half who played for Sarpsborg, Lyn and Frigg. With Lyn, he won the 1945 and the 1946 Norwegian Football Cup. He also played 28 times for the Norwegian national team.
Henry "Tippen" Johansen was a Norwegian footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Vålerenga. He later managed the club.
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Events in the year 1991 in Norway.
Events in the year 2007 in Norway.
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