Anja Andersen was born on 15 February 1969 in Odense, Denmark. She was more commonly known as”the iron lady”.
Andersen was a female handball player. She was well recognized for both her skills as an offensive player as well as her strapping temper and the nerve to make dramatic scenes and bold tricks during every match. She was able to play 133 matches for the Danish national handball team for women in the span of her career and has scored a total of 726 goals.
European Championship• 1994 (Germany); team – gold• 1996 (Denmark); team – gold
World Championship• 1993 (Norway); team – silver• 1995 (Austria Hungary); team – bronze• 1997 (Germany); team – gold
Olympic Games• 1996 (Atlanta); team – gold