Iceland national basketball team

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Iceland Iceland Ísland
Icelandic Basketball Federation logo.gif
FIBA ranking T-88th
Joined FIBA 1959
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation KKÍ
Coach Craig Pedersen
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Eurobasket
Appearances 1 (2015)
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark
Friendly game between Iceland and Lithuania in Vilnius (2008).

The Icelandic national basketball team is the national basketball team of Iceland.

The team participates at European tournaments. It is qualified for the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 and is well represented in the Games of the Small States of Europe.

On August 28, 2014, Iceland qualified for the EuroBasket 2015, joining for the first time in its history the Final Round of the top European competition. Iceland achieved two wins to Great Britain and two narrow losses to Bosnia and Herzegovina, which allowed them to qualify as one of the best second teams.[1]

Current roster[edit]

Icelandic National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
SF 4 Kárason, Axel 31 – (1983-02-11)11 February 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Værløse Basket
SF 5 Pálsson, Haukur Helgi 22 – (1992-05-18)18 May 1992 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Bàsquet Manresa
SG 6 Hermannsson, Martin 19 – (1994-09-16)16 September 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur
C 7 Þorsteinsosn, Sigurður 26 – (1988-07-08)8 July 1988 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Ungmennafélag Grindavíkur
F 8 Bæringsson, Hlynur 32 – (1982-07-06)6 July 1982 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Sundsvall Dragons
G 9 Stefánsson, Jón Arnór 31 – (1982-09-21)21 September 1982 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) CAI Zaragoza
SF 10 Magnússon, Helgi Már 31 – (1982-08-27)27 August 1982 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur
SF 11 Þorvaldsson, Sigurður 33 – (1980-11-25)25 November 1980 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Ungmennafélagið Snæfell
C 12 Nathanaelsson, Ragnar Ágúst 22 – (1991-08-27)27 August 1991 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) Sundsvall Dragons
PG 13 Vilhjálmsson, Hörður Axel 25 – (1988-12-18)18 December 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Mitteldeutscher BC
G 31 Dooley, Dan 22 – (1992-07-08)8 July 1992 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur
SG 14 Gunnarsson, Logi 32 – (1981-09-05)5 September 1981 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur
G 15 Ermolinskij, Pavel 27 – (1987-01-25)25 January 1987 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur
SG Ólafsson, Ólafur 23 – (1990-11-28)28 November 1990 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Ungmennafélag Grindavíkur
G Friðriksson, Elvar Már 19 – (1994-11-11)11 November 1994 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur
Head coach
Assistant coaches


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club

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Competitive record[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iceland Fall But Still Make History". FIBA Europe. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  2. ^ [1]