It has now been confirmed that Ielja Strik from the Netherlands, the World Champion in women´s bench press -84 kg, will take part in the 2015 Reykjavik International Games. Strik lifted 185 kg at the World Championships in May this year held in Rodby, Denmark. The winning lift was also a Master1 world record.
This is very good news for the Powerlifting event that will be held in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall on January 17th. Hopefully more world class power lifters will confirm their entry within the next few weeks.
We are happy to announce that shooting sports will be a part of the Reykjavik International Games 2015. There will be both air pistol and air rifle competition. The venue is Egilsholl and has 16 lanes equipped with SIUS hybrid score. Click here for further information.
The 2015 Reykjavik International Games will start on January 16th and end on January 25th. The shooting competition will take place on the 16th and 17th of January. Click here to view the schedule of the Games.
The 2015 Reykjavik International Games will take place on January 16th-25th. The Games will include 21 events: athletics, swimming, alpine skiing, fencing, gymnastics, taekwondo, snowboards, dance, archery, table tennis, cycling, powerlifting, swimming for disabled, badminton, figure skating, karate, bowling, skvass, weight lifting, triathlon and judo. 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.
The 2014 Reykjavik International Games are over. Thank you athletes, coaches, umpires, organizers, volunteers, spectators and sponsors for a fantastic time. We hope you all enjoyed and are heading back home with good memories from the games.
At the closing ceremony last night one male and one female athlete from each sport, participating on the second weekend, got a special award. Below is a list of the award winners. Congratulation to you all.
We hope to see you again next year. The dates are 16th - 25th of January 2015.
There will be a big RIG party at Broadway in Armuli 9 tonight. All participants at the games can enter for free, but be sure to wear your bracelet. The party starts at 20:30 with a final ceremony of the games including a show and a prize ceremony. After the ceremony the Icelandic band Retro Stefson will play and everybody can dance and have fun until 23:00. Note that those who have bought dinner tickets for tonight should show up at 19:00.
A lot of photos from the games are already available here on the website and also on Facebook. Video clips from several competitions have been published on YouTube. Please share your experience online with the hashtag #rig14.