Isabel Blanco
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Full name Isabel Blanco
Date of birth 10 May 1979 (1979-05-10) (age 41)
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Height 1.75 m
Playing position Line player
Club information
Current club FC Midtjylland Håndbold
Number 5
Club history
Tertnes IL
Ferrobus Mislata
Tertnes IL
Ikast-Bording EH
Aalborg DH
FC Midtjylland Håndbold
National team
Since 2004 70 (144)
Infobox last updated on 19:00, March 14, 2010 (UTC).
Medal record
European Championship
Gold 2004 Hungary
Gold 2008 Macedonia

Isabel Blanco (born 10 May 1979 in Bergen) is a Norwegian line player. She is currently playing for the Danish club FC Midtjylland Håndbold and the Norwegian National Team.

National team

She won a gold medal at the 2004 European Championship with the Norwegian national team[1] and again at the 2008 European Women's Handball Championship.

Club career

Blanco has previously played for the clubs Kjøkkelvik, Vadmyra, Nordnes, Tertnes, Club El Ferrobus Mislata and Aalborg DH. She obtained a silver medal in the 2005 and 2008 Danish championships, and a bronze medal in 2006, when she was voted Pivot of the Year in the Danish league.

Personal life

Her father is Spanish, but except for the one year at Club El Ferrobus Mislata she has not lived in Spain.[2]

Blanco is an avid painter and photographer, and has stated on numerous occasions that she would like to pursue them as a career when she is done with handball. Blanco has her own website where she sells her paintings. [3]


  1. "6th European Handball Championships – Hungary 2004 – Team Norway" (Retrieved on February 25, 2008)
  2. - Vi bør slå Spania. (in Norwegian). VG. 11 December 2004.

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