the female players have their small children with, when they are to the finals? Or should they let them stay at home?
The discussion has the controversial Russian trænerlegende Evgeny Trefilov mixed in.
In an interview with the Swedish TV6, he has hit out at the Swedish landsholdsstjerner Isabelle Gulldén and Linn Blohm, both of which have taken their babies to Japan.
"Children must be at home to a certain age. Change in climate, the environment and food is very harmful for a small child," said among other things in the weekend from Trefilov, who today is the vice-president of the Russian håndboldforbund.
But how will the reaction be, if a Danish player to have a child and want to have the baby with to the finals?
According to Morten Henriksen, team he will play in the Danish Handball Federation, is it not an area where you have a policy.
"We have not the position in the DHF, as Trefilov gives expression; it was going to be bad for the children," says Morten Henriksen and continues:
"It is really fine that they are with their mom, and it makes maybe, that they can keep even more focus. I think not, they take the damage of such a flight. But, concretely, I know it is not. It is something we are looking at in the long term, and it is not something I'm dismissive," sounds it.
He emphasises that, in the past, have had a comparable case, when Louise Svalastog in 2011, had his two-year-old daughter with for the WORLD cup in China.
And if you could solve the challenge at the time, you should also be able to it today, he states.
"I am sure that the DHF is also set on again, if it were to be topical," says Michael Sahl Hansen, who don't have much left over for Evgeny Trefilovs views:
"Trefilovs comments speak for themselves – it is something old-fashioned nonsense, in my opinion."
"I can also see that the Swedish players have been out and laugh, to a man like him tells how the women must take care of their children. If there is someone who knows what is best for their children, then it is surely the women themselves. And they are the professional athletes – they know very well how to get it to hang together."
in general believe Michael Sahl Hansen, that the swedes have handled the situation with Isabelle Gulldén and Linn Blohm model and inspiration for other federations.
"I think it is bad for both the child and the mother to be away from each other, for example, in 17-18 days, as such the finals, the typically lasts. It is nice to see that håndboldforbundene - in this case the Swedish - modern and on the way can also embrace women who have children. It must be our sport also be able to accommodate," says Michael Sahl Hansen, and adds:
"It is also important for håndboldsporten and the product as a whole. It means that we see women who continue his career now, after they have had children. It would be terrible if the big stars had to stop because they had children."Updated Date: 10 December 2019, 21:00