Bjarni Friðriksson

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Bjarni Friðriksson
Medal record
Men's Judo
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles 95 kg

Bjarni Friðriksson (born 29 May 1956) is a retired Icelandic judoka. At the 1984 Summer Olympics he won the bronze medal in the men's half heavyweight (95 kg) category, together with Günther Neureuther of West Germany. He remains the most successful Icelandic judoka to date. He also competed at the 1980, 1988 and the 1992 Summer Olympics.[1]


Year Tournament Place Weight class
1990 European Judo Championships 7th Half heavyweight (95 kg)
1989 World Judo Championships 7th Half heavyweight (95 kg)
European Judo Championships 5th Open class
1984 Olympic Games 3rd Half heavyweight (95 kg)


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bjarni Friðriksson Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 19 May 2018.

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