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Rikke Skov

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Full name  Rikke Erhardsen Skov
Number  2
Height  1.81 m
Nationality  Danish
1994–  Viborg HK
Weight  73 kg
Playing position  Left back
Name  Rikke Skov
Current club  Viborg HK
Role  Handball Player

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Born  7 September 1980 (age 35)Viborg, Denmark (1980-09-07)
Similar People  Lotte Kiaerskou, Ann Grete Norgaard, Kristina Kristiansen, Line Jorgensen, Camilla Dalby

Children  Karoline Skov, Anna Skov

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Rikke Erhardsen Skov (born 7 September 1980) is a Danish handball player and Olympic champion. She received a gold medal with the Danish national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. A loyal player of Viborg HK, Skov joined the club yet as a teenager and it remained her lone team up to date.


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In 2011, she was one of the five handballers, and the only woman who received The EHF Handball Award. The prize was handed out in the 20th anniversary of the European Handball Federation for the players who achieved the biggest successes both in club and international level.

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Club career

Skov started her handball career in 1992, aged 12. She played for Overlund GF until she joined Viborg HK in 1994. With Viborg, Skov has won numerous titles, both domestic and European. Her achievements include winning the Champions League in 2006, 2009 and 2010, the EHF Cup in 1999 and 2004, four Danish Cups and seven Danish Championships.

National team

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Rikke Skov made her debut with the national team on 28 July 2000, and was appointed team captain in 2007. She received an Olympic gold medal in Athens 2004 and a silver medal at the 2004 European Championship. Skov first retired from international handball in April 2009, until when she played 107 matches and scored 296 goals. However, Skov later changed her mind and participated on the 2010 European Women's Handball Championship, where she reached the fourth place. In 2011, she continued to play for the national team and participated among others on the GF World Cup '11, but before the squad selection for the 2011 World Championship she withdrew from the team to focus fully on her club duties. On Friday 29 April she announced that she ended her national team career.


  • Champions League
  • Winner: 2006, 2009, 2010Finalist: 2001
  • EHF Cup
  • Winner: 1999 and 2004
  • Danish Championship
  • Gold: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010Silver: 2007Bronze: 2005
  • Danish Cup
  • Winner: 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2008


  • Danish national team player of the year (Danish: Årets Landsholdsspiller) in 2006/07 and 2007/08
  • Member of the All Star Team of the Møbelringen Cup 2008
  • The EHF Handball Award winner (2011)
  • Personal life

    Skove met fellow handballer Lotte Kiærskou as teammates for Viborg HK, and "never had any thought to keep their relationship secret." They were in a registered partnership as allowed by Danish law. but split in 2011. Kiærskou, now retired, gave birth to the ex-couple’s two daughters.


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