January 23rd 2016
January 23rd 2016
Junior tournament - January 23rd and 24th 2016
World ranking tournament - January 28th-31st 2016
At the RIG ceremony tonight the best athletes that took part in the second 2016 Reykjavik International Games weekend got prizes for their success.
Ólympískar lyftingar / Weightlifting
Colin Burns, USA
Kraftlyftingar / Powerlifting
Borðtennis / Table tennis
Taekwondo / Taekwondo
At the RIG store located at the info desk in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall you can buy various souvenir with the RIG logo.
RIG T-shirt - Multicolor - 5900 ISK
Hoodie - Black - 6500 ISK
Buff - 2900 ISK
Children´s headband - black/white - 2900 ISK
Scarf - Multicolor - 4500 ISK
Cap - White - 2900 ISK
Warm hat - Black - 2900 ISK
Drifit V-neck T-shirt - Women´s fit - 2900 ISK
Iceland - T-shirt - 5.900 ISK
The RIG info desk and store is open during the games at 16:00-18:00 on Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00-18:00 on Saturdays and 13:00-21:00 on Sundays.
The previous weekend of the 2016 Reykjavik International Games has come to an end. At the RIG ceremony last night the best athletes in each sport got prizes for their results.
The entry fee for each competition at the 2016 Reykjavik International Games is 1000 ISK and should be paid at the entrance of each venue. A bracelet that gives you admittance to all competitions, costs 5000 ISK and can be bought at midi.is. There is free admittance for minors, 15 years old and younger. Bracelets will be handed out in the Laugardalsholl sports hall on Engjavegur 8, 104 Reykjavik. Click here for further information.
The 2016 RIG Olympic weightlifting competition will take place in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall on January 30th. Four medalist in Weightlifting have confirmed participation. Two of the medalists are from the US and two from Finland.
The American weight lifters and US medalists are Colin Burns, best snatch being 169 kg and clean and jerk record of 195 kg in the -94 kg class which was a US record at the time. He participated in the 2014 World Championship, and Courtney Batchelor, best snatch being 86 kg and clean and jerk record of 107 kg in -85 kg weight class. She has participated in two World Championships.
Anni Vuhojoki is a Finish medalist and one of the strongest female weightlifters in the Nordic Nations. She was among participants in the 2014 World Championships and 2015 European Championships. Her best snatch is 88 kg and clean and jerk 108 kg in her weight class -69 kg. Sami Raappana from Finnland won last years RIG in his weight class, -85 kg. His best snatch is 129 kg and 165 in clean and jerk. He was a Nordic Nation champion in his class in 2015.