Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur

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Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur
Emblem of Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur.jpg
SportsBasketball
Bowling
Football
Gymnastics
Handball
Judo
KarateSkiing
Taekwondo
Track and field
Founded11 March 1907; 115 years ago (1907-03-11)
LocationReykjavík, Iceland
ColorsBlue, white
   
WebsiteÍRis

Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur or ÍR (English: Reykjavik Athletic Club) is an Icelandic multi-sport club, based in the suburb of Breiðholt in Reykjavík. It has teams in football, handball, basketball, athletics, tenpin bowling, skiing, karate, taekwondo and judo.

Athletics[edit]

Notable athletes[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's basketball[edit]

The ÍR men's basketball team has won the third most Icelandic championships, after KR and Njarðvík, with 15 titles.

Women's basketball[edit]

ÍR was one of the pioneers of women's basketball in Iceland and one of the founding members of the women's top-tier league. It is also one of the must successful women's team in the country, winning a total of 11 national championships.[1] After not fielding a team since being relegated from the Úrvalsdeild in 2004, the team was revived in 2017 and registered into Division I for the 2017–2018 season.[2]

Football[edit]

Men's football[edit]

Although football was one of the first sports practiced at Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur, it's football department was not formally founded until 7 March 1939.

Women's football[edit]

Trophies[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's handball[edit]

Trophies[edit]

Women's handball[edit]

Trophies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meistaratitlar kvenna". kki.is (in Icelandic). Icelandic Basketball Federation. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  2. ^ "ÍR stofnar meistaraflokk kvenna". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). 5 May 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017.

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