Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur

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Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur
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Full name Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur
Nickname(s) ÍR
Founded 11 March 1907; 110 years ago (1907-03-11)
Ground Hertz-völlurinn,
Reykjavík, Iceland
Ground Capacity 1,200 (300 seated)
Club Chairman Ingigerður Guðmundsdóttir
Football Chairman Ísleifur Gissurason
Manager Arnar Þór Valsson
League 1. deild karla
2016 2. deild karla, 1st (promoted)

Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur or ÍR (Reykjavik Athletic) is an Icelandic sport club, based in Breiðholt Reykjavík. It has teams in football, handball, basketball, athletics, tenpin bowling, skiing, taekwondo, judo and dancing.

Athletics[edit]

Notable Athletes[edit]

Vilhjálmur Einarsson Iceland national record holder in the men's triple jump and silver medalist at the Melbourne Olympic games 1956.

Vala Flosadóttir Former women's pole vault indoor world record holder and third place at the Sydney Olympic games 2000.

Aníta Hinriksdóttir Iceland national record holder in the women's 800 meters and 2000 meters steeplechase. In 2013 Hinriksdóttir won the 800 meters at the World Youth Championships in athletics and the European Junior Championships in athletics.

Basketball[edit]

The ÍR basketball team has won the most championships with 15 Icelandic Premier League wins.

Trophies and achievements[edit]

  • Icelandic Premier League: (15):
    • 1953–54, 1954–55, 1956–57, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1974–75, 1976–77
  • Iceland basketball Cups: (2):
    • 2001, 2007
  • Icelandic First Division (2):
    • 1986–87, 1999–00

Football[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Iceland GK Magnús Þór Magnússon
2 Iceland DF Þorsteinn Jóhannsson
3 Iceland DF Trausti Björn Ríkharðsson (vice-captain)
4 Iceland DF Björn Anton Guðmundsson
5 Iceland DF Halldór Arnarsson (captain)
6 Iceland DF Arnar Már Runólfsson
7 Iceland FW Jón Gísli Ström
8 Iceland MF Aleksandar Alexander Kostic
9 Iceland FW Hilmar Þór Kárason
10 Iceland FW Jóhann Arnar Sigurþórsson
11 Iceland FW Guðfinnur Þórir Ómarsson
12 Iceland GK Helgi Freyr Þorsteinsson
13 Iceland MF Andri Jónasson
14 Iceland MF Atli Haraldsson
No. Position Player
15 Iceland MF Daði Ólafsson (on loan from Fylkir)
16 Iceland DF Már Viðarsson
17 Iceland MF Guðjón Gunnarsson
19 Iceland FW Sigurður Gísli Snorrason (On loan from FH)
20 Iceland DF Halldór Hrannar Halldórsson (On loan at Léttir)
21 Iceland MF Styrmir Erlendsson (On loan from Fylkir)
22 Iceland DF Kristján Ómar Björnsson
23 Iceland FW Andri Már Hermannsson
24 Iceland FW Arnór Björnsson
25 Iceland DF Árni Þór Jakobsson
26 Iceland MF Jónatan Hróbjartsson
27 Senegal FW Sergine Modou Fall
Iceland DF Axel Kári Vignisson
Canada DF Jordian Farahani

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Iceland Arnar Þór Valsson
Assistant coach Iceland Eiður Ottó Bjarnason
Goalkeeping coach Iceland Magnús Þór Jónsson
Physio Iceland Sævar Ómarsson
Fitness coach Iceland Sigurður Heiðar Höskuldsson
Kit manager Iceland Eyjólfur Þórður Þórðarsson
Head of youth development Iceland Sigurður Þórir Þorsteinsson

Honours[edit]

D Division Icelandic Champions (1985)

C Division Icelandic runners up (1986)

B Division Icelandic runners up (1998)

Champions of Reykjavík (2008)

Lengjan Cup, B-Division (2008)

2nd Division Icelandic Champions (2008)

Handball[edit]

ÍR currently plays in the Premier League.

Champion of Iceland 1946

Cup champion 2005

Cup champion 2013

External links[edit]