Óðinn Björn Þorsteinsson

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Óðinn Björn Þorsteinsson
Personal information
Born (1981-12-03) 3 December 1981 (age 35)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 110 kg (240 lb) (2012)
Country  Iceland
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Updated on 30 January 2014.

Óðinn Björn Þorsteinsson (born 3 December 1981 in Reykjavík[1]) is an Icelandic athlete competing in the shot put and discus throw.[2] He represented his country at the 2012 Summer Olympics without qualifying for the final.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Iceland
1999 European Junior Championships Riga, Latvia 17th (q) Discus throw 43.12 m
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 19th (q) Discus throw 46.40 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 25th (q) Discus throw 49.20 m
2005 Games of the Small States of Europe Andorra la Vella, Andorra 1st Shot put 17.15 m
2nd Discus throw 51.23 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain Shot put NM
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 20th (q) Shot put 17.31 m
Games of the Small States of Europe Schaan, Liechtenstein 1st Shot put 19.73 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 22nd (q) Shot put 18.19 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 35th (q) Shot put 17.62 m
2013 Games of the Small States of Europe Luxembourg, Luxembourg 2nd Shot put 18.22 m
4th Discus throw 50.14 m
2015 Games of the Small States of Europe Reykjavík, Iceland 2nd Shot put 18.10 m

Personal bests[edit]



  • Shot put – 20.22 (Hafnarfjördur 2012)