Vipers sting Larvik with rare defeat

Vipers end Larvik’s nine-year streak of women’s handball triple titles with one of its own Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Larvik HK (håndball klub) has won the league, the cup, and the playoff nine years running, but this year the team from Vestfold has been forced to step down and hand over the Norwegian women’s handball throne to Vipers Kristiansand. Vipers won their first three titles ever, all in one season. On May 19, Vipers beat Larvik 40-28 in the last playoff final, 69-50 over two games, and in both matches, were clearly the best team in all aspects of the game. The Vipers won the first game, 29-22, May 15. Vipers’ star trio, Norwegian national team players Emilie Hegh Ar
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