• Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Figure skating
  • Icelandic wrestling
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Olympic weightlifting
  • Powerlifting
  • Shooting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo

Best athletes - RIG 2016 second weekend

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At the RIG ceremony tonight the best athletes that took part in the second 2016 Reykjavik International Games weekend got prizes for their success.

Alpine skiing
Einar Kristinn Kristgeirsson, Iceland
Hólmfríður Dóra Friðgeirsdóttir, Iceland 

Badminton
Kim Bruun, Denmark
Julie Dawall Jakobsen, Denmark

Bowling
Hafþór Harðarson, Iceland
Rikke Holm, Denmark / Danmörku

Cycling
Helgi Berg Friðþjófsson, Iceland
Þórdís Björk Georgsdóttir, Iceland

Dance
Dimitri Kolobov, Denmark
Signe Busk, Denmark

Fencing
Ragnar Sigurðsson, Iceland
Aldís Edda Ingvarsdóttir, Iceland

Karate
Lonni Boulesnane, France
Gitte Brunstad, Norway 

Ólympískar lyftingar / Weightlifting

Colin Burns, USA
Cortney Batchelor, USA 

Kraftlyftingar / Powerlifting
Stephen Manuel, UK
Kimberly Walford, USA

Borðtennis / Table tennis
Magnus Karl Markku Pohjolainen, Sweden
Kolfinna Bjarnadóttir, Iceland

Taekwondo / Taekwondo
Svanur Þór Mikaelsson, Iceland
Samar E-zahida Uz-zaman, Iceland

 

 

The RIG store

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At the RIG store located at the info desk in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall you can buy various souvenir with the RIG logo.

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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. 

Best athletes - RIG 2016 previous weekend

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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.

Archery
Guðjón Einarsson, Iceland
Kelea Quinn, Canada

Athletics
Robert Williams Gracewill, USA
Aníta Hinriksdóttir, Iceland 

Badminton junior
Davíð Bjarni Björnsson, Iceland
Arna Karen Jóhannsdóttir, Iceland

Figure skating
Wayne Wing Yin Chung, Hong Kong
Camilla Gjersem, Norway

Icelandic wrestling
Ásmundur Hálfdán Ásmundsson, Iceland
Marín Laufey Davíðsdóttir, Iceland 

Judo
Franck Vernez, France
Viard Gwanaelle, France

Shooting
Ásgeir Sigurgeirsson, Iceland
Jórunn Harðardóttir, Iceland

Swimming
Viktor B Bromer, Denmark
Mie Ödegaard Nielsen, Denmark 

Squash
Matthieu Huin, Frakklandi 

 

 

 

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Buy RIG 2016 bracelet at midi.is

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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.

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Four medalist in Weightlifting have confirmed participation

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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.

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