was a borough of the city of Oslo
up to January 1 2004
, when it became part of the borough of Østensjø
. Manglerud was built in the 1960s as a suburb to Oslo, connected by the Oslo T-bane metro
Manglerud's ice hockey
team Manglerud Star
has delivered more players to professional hockey leagues around the world than any other hockey team in Norway. For the 2004/2005 season, Manglerud Star played in the first division after financial problems, being relegated from the Eliteserie
, but after the qualification league at the end of the season, they were back at the top level for the 2005/2006 season. After competing against the 05/06-finalist Trondheim in the Eliteserie qualification, which was surprisingly low-levelled at that season, they were relegated to the level 2-league first division for 2006/07. Many people claim Mats Trygg
to be the best M/S player ever, he was playing for Färjestads BK
during the 2004/2005 season, but plays the 2005/2006 season for Iserlohn Roosters
, together with his best friend and partner in the national team of Norway Martin Knold
. In 2004, the city of Oslo provided funding for a new sports hall, which also includes a football
arena beside the hockey rink.
Tunet IBK is also situated here. The floorball team has been in the Eliteserie for 11 years running. The women's team has won the NM, Norwegian Championship, 5 times.
The men's team has won NM, Norwegian Championship, 2 times. Johnny Finstad started the club and has spawned 33 national team players over the years. (As of 1 September 2006) Morten Finstad is the only player whose number, 19, has been retired, as a sign of respect for the time and effort he has spent on the club.
Manglerud was the home of Pål Waaktaar
and Magne Furuholmen
when they founded a-ha