National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland

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The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland logo
The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland logo
Country/Region  Iceland
Code ISL
Created 1912
Recognized 1935
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Reykjavik, Iceland
President Larus L. Blöndal
Secretary General Liney Rut Halldorsdottir
Website www.olympic.is

The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland (Icelandic: Íþrótta- og Ólympíusamband Íslands) (abbreviated ÍSÍ) is the National Olympic Committee representing Iceland, and the highest authority for sporting activity in the country. The main tasks of the ÍSÍ are to promote, coordinate and organize sporting activities in Iceland, as well as to promote the development of sport, as well as public sport events. The ÍSÍ was created in 1997 when the Icelandic Sports Federation (est. 1912) and Olympic Committee of Iceland merged. The ÍSÍ has organized many popular pulic annual sporting events such as marathons and cycle to work schemes.


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