THE CITY OF REYKJAVÍK WELCOMES SPORTS PARTICIPANTS TO A MULTI-SPORT COMPETITION IN LAUGARDALUR EVERY YEAR IN JANUARY/FEBRUARY
17TH REYKJAVIK INTERNATIONAL GAMES 2024
The Reykjavik International Games will be held from January 26th and until February 4th 2024.
In 2000 the games were held with 3000 participants from more than 45 different countries, thereof 100 foreign guests. Competitions takes place in 20 different disciplines ranging from karate, athletics, swimming and weightlifting to climbing, darts and cross-fit and e-racing. One world record was set in power-lifting, where the field included both former World and European champions. Needless to say, a vast number of Icelandic records did not survive the fierce competitions at the Games, which are primarily organized to provide stiff, international competition for top Icelandic athletes.
ABOUT THE GAMES
Reykjavik International Games is a big sports feast where there will be competition in about 20 individual sports. Most of the sessions are in Laugardalur and nearby districts. The competition divides on two weekends and a conference is also part of the program.
The games are held over two weekends, last weekend in January and first in February every year. It's the Reykjavík Sports Union in cooperation with the national sports associations and the sports clubs in Reykjavik that organise the games.