January 23rd 2016
January 23rd 2016
Junior tournament - January 23rd and 24th 2016
World ranking tournament - January 28th-31st 2016
The Reykjavik International Games 2016 will take place on January 21 -31. The Games will include 22 events: athletics, swimming, shooting, alpine skiing, fencing, gymnastics, taekwondo, dance, archery, table tennis, cycling, powerlifting, swimming for disabled, badminton, figure skating, karate, bowling, skvass, Icelandic wrestling, weight lifting, judo, ski and boardercross. Some events are a part of international circuits and/or give points to world ranking lists.
Information about the exact dates of each event will be available soon.
Several video clips from the Reykjavik International Games can be found on the RIG channel on Youtube.
We are happy to announce that Icelandic wrestling "Glíma" will be a part of the Reykjavik International Games 2015. The wrestling will take place on the 23rd of January and the venue will be Ármannsheimili in the center of Laugardalur (Reykjavík Sports Valley).
Click here for further information.
The 2015 Reykjavik International Games have come to an end after two great weeks of competition in 20 different sports. Thanks to all the athletes, coaches, umpires, organizers, volunteers, audiences and sponsors for their participation. We hope you all enjoyed the games and are heading back home with good memories.
At the closing banquet this evening one female and one male athlete from each sport, participating this weekend, received an award for their fantastic performance. Below is a list of the award winners. Congratulation to all of them and all those who participated in the 2015 Reykjavik International Games.
|Mette Poulsen, Denmark||Irena Szonova, Russia|
|Milan Ludik, Czech Republic||Jón Sigurður Gunnarsson, Iceland|
|Aðalheiður Ýr, Iceland||Þuríður Erla Helgadóttir, Iceland|
|Steinar Lár, Iceland||Sami Raappana, Finland|
|Alda Harðardóttir, Iceland||Jórunn Harðardóttir, Iceland|
|Skúli Freyr Sigurðsson, Iceland||Ásgeir Sigurgeirsson, Iceland|
|Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Iceland||Katrín Kristjánsdóttir, Iceland|
|Óskar Ómarsson, Iceland||Gunnlaugur Magnússon, Iceland|
|Hanna Rún Óladóttir, Iceland||Rósa Jónsdóttir, Iceland|
|Nikita Bazev, Iceland||Gunnar Þórðarson, Iceland|
|Þórdís Ylfa Viðarsdóttir, Iceland||Kolfinna Bjarnadóttir, Iceland|
|Gunnar Egill Ágústsson, Iceland||Emil Oskar Ohlsson, Sweden|
We hope to see all of you again in 2016.
Tomorrow evening on January 25th the RIG closing banquet will be held in Laugardalshöll sports hall from 19:00-22:00. On the schedule we have an award ceremony where one male and one female athlete from each of the sports from this weekend will get an award for a fantastic performance. Gala dance competition will take place, athletes will perform a show displaying different sports, the song of the games will be perfomed and more.
Price per person for this celebration is 3.900 ISK and tickets can be bought from each sports event manager. After eight o'clock entry will be free of charge.
We encouarage you not to miss out on this great celebration!