RIG 2014 will be a 10 days event. As usual RIG will offer RIG festivals including Dinner, Price ceremonies and Disco´s.
Training camps, Lectures and other exciting events will make your stay even more memorable.
The schedule for the Games in january will be as follows: http://rig.is/schedule
Further informations regarding each event: http://rig.is/sports
The Icelandic tv station RUV aired four tv shows on the 2013 RIG, including two live broadcasts. The live broadcasts were from the Gymnastics competition and from the Olympic weightlifting competition. Then RUV aired a summary of the games on January 29th that can be found here and here you can see a show on the dancing competition that was aired on February 3rd.
Yesterday marked the ending of the very successful 2013 Reykjavík International Games. Around 2.400 athletes of 26 nationalities competed in 18 sports during the 2013 RIG, thereof about 400 of the participants were from abroad. Tens of records were set in hard and exiting competitions during the games. Thank you athletes, coaches, organizers and other guests for fantastic last two weekends.
At the closing ceremony last night one male and one female athlete from each sport that was competed in during the later weekend of the games got a special award. Below is a list of the award winners and here you can see the winners from the former weekend.
Archery / Bogfimi
Olympic Weightlifting / Ólympískar lyftingar
Mark Kollin Cockrell, Bandaríkjunum
Anna Hulda Ólafsdóttir, Lyftingafélagi Reykjavíkur
|Bowling / Keila
Joline Person-Planefors, Svíþjóð
Robert Andersson, Svíþjóð
Swimming / Sund
Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir, Ægi
Anton Sveinn Mckee, Ægi
|Dance / Dans
Janick Loewe, Noregi
Pia Loewe, Noregi
Squash / Skvass
Matias Tuomi, Finnlandi
Rósa Jónsdóttir, Skvassfélagi Reykjavíkur
|Fencing / Skylmingar
Jan-Ole Huelshoerster, Þýskalandi
Noemie Kiefer, Lúxemborg
Table tennis / Borðtennis
Guðmundur Stephensen, Víkingi
Aldís Rún Lárusdóttir, KR
Davíð Freyr Guðjónsson, Breiðabliki
Edda Kristín Óttarsdóttir, Fylkir
Triathlon / Þríþraut
Sigurður Örn Ragnarsson, Ægi
Agnes Kristjánsdóttir, ÍR
The athletes with their awards.
Photos from the 2013 Reykjavik International Games can be found at our Facebook site. More photos will be added in the coming days.
The last day of the RIG 2013 has arrived. Competition is now on full swing in dance, bowling, fencing and swimming. And this evening the final ceremony will be held at the Laugardalshöll Sports Hall were Páll Óskar will round up the evening.
Click here to view the schedule and don't forget #rig13 the official hashtag for RIG 2013 to share your experience of the day.
The later weekend of the Reykjavik International Games 2013 has now begun. Yesterday competition in bowling started as well as there was held a conference on elite training.
Today at 16 o'clock competition in swimming will begin and at 18 o'clock the bowling competition will continue. Downtown, in the street Skolavordustigur, an uphill duel will be held at 19 o'clock but cycling is being introduced to the games this year. A dj will keep the fun going in the floodlit street. You should definitely not miss this.
This weekend competition will be held in 10 sports. Additional to those sports already mentioned there will also be competed in archery, table tennis, dance, karate, olympic weightlifting, squash, fencing and triathlon. Click here to see the schedule.
On Sunday evening, January 27th, there will be a RIG ceremony in the Laugardalshöll Sports Hall. The ceremony will consist of a banquet with handing out special prizes for best results in each sport and a theatrical show where the athletes will participate. The pop star Páll Óskar will then round up the evening with a discotheque and a live performance.