Pétur Eyþórsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Pétur.
Pétur Eyþórsson
Born (1978-07-22) 22 July 1978 (age 38)
Nationality Icelandic
Style glima

Pétur Eyþórsson (born 22 July 1978 in Húsavík) is an Icelandic glima champion.[1] He won the glima grettisbelt several times and was voted the best wrestler during the first IGA world championship.[2] He is the son of Eyþór Pétursson, a famous glima wrestler in the 1980s.


  1. ^ "History of Icelandic Grettisbelt", Glima Association, Iceland, 20 May 2010
  2. ^ "First Glima world championship", IGA Association, Denmark, 9 August 2008

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