Iceland at the Olympics

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Iceland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Iceland
IOC code  ISL
NOC The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Website (Icelandic)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

Athletes from Iceland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908.[1]

The National Olympic Committee was created in 1921 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1935. After 1936, Iceland has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since. Iceland has also participated in all but one edition of the Winter Olympic Games since 1948, missing only the 1972 Winter Games.

Icelandic athletes have won a total of four medals, two in athletics, one in judo and one in handball.

List of medalists[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Vilhjálmur Einarsson Australia 1956 Melbourne Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's triple jump
 Bronze Bjarni Friðriksson United States 1984 Los Angeles Judo pictogram.svg Judo Men's half heavyweight
 Bronze Vala Flosadóttir Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's pole vault
 Silver China 2008 Beijing Handball pictogram.svg Handball Men's competition

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics 0 1 1 2
Handball pictogram.svg Handball 0 1 0 1
Judo pictogram.svg Judo 0 0 1 1
Total 0 2 2 4


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