• Alpine skiing
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Figure skating
  • Gymnastics
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Olympic wheightlifting
  • Powerlifting
  • Swimming
  • Swimming for disabled
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon

January 16th-25th 2015

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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.

 

Thank you

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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.

Archery
Helga Kolbrún Magnúsdóttir, Iceland  
Kristmann Einarsson, Iceland

Badminton
Beryno Jiann Tze Wong, Malaysia
Ari Mikkela, Finland

Bowling
Lisa John, England
Magnús Magnússon, Iceland

Cycling
Ingvar Ómarsson, Iceland
Alma María Rögnvaldsdóttir, Iceland

Fencing
Hilmar Örn Jónsson, Iceland
Aldís Edda Ingvarsdóttir, Iceland

Figure Skating
Timothy Manand, Belgium
Vala Rún B. Magnúsdóttir, Iceland

Gymnastics
Gerpla

Judo
Tagir Khaibulaev, Russia
Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Iceland

Karate
Corentin Seguy, France
Svana Katla Þorsteinsdóttir, Iceland

Olympic Weightlifting
Gísli Kristjánsson, Iceland
Þuríður Erla Helgadóttir, Iceland 

Squash
Joe Green, UK
Rósa Jónsdóttir, Iceland

Table tennis
Patrick Stobberup, Denmark
Kolfinna Bjarnadóttir, Iceland

Triathlon
Sigurður Örn Ragnarsson, Iceland
Guðrún Fema Ágústsdóttir, Iceland

We hope to see you again next year. The dates are 16th - 25th of January 2015.

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RIG party tonight

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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.

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A fantastic weekend behind us

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The previous part of the 2014 Reykjavik International Games is now behind us. Athletes from 8 different sports competed in Reykjavik during this successful weekend. Some records were broken in hard and exiting competitions. Thank you athletes, coaches, organizers and other guests for those fantastic last couple of days.

At the gala dinner on Sunday evening one male and one female athlete from each sport got a special award. Below is a list of the award winners. 

Alpine skiing / Skíði
Hólmfríður Dóra Friðgeirsdóttir, Ármanni
Jón Gunnar Guðmundsson, Víking
Powerlifting / Kraftlyftingar
Sigfús Fossdal, KFV
Inger Blikra, Norway/Noregi

 

  

Athletics / Frjálsar íþróttir
Aníta Hinriksdóttir, ÍR
Kristinn Torfason, FH

Swimming / Sund
Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir, Ægi
Óli Mortensen, Faroe Islands / Færeyjar

 

 

Badminton
Margrét Jóhannsdóttir, TBR
Kristófer Darri Finnsson, TBR

Swimming for disabled / Sund fatlaðra
Kolbrún Alda Stefánsdóttir, Íþróttafélagið Fjörður
Jón Margeir Sverrisson, Fjölni

  

 

Dance / Dans
Maria Anroianetta Marotta, Albania
Alfonso Tarallo, Albania
Taekwondo
Ástrós Brynjarsdóttir, Keflavík
Kristmundur Gíslason, Keflavík


 

 

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The athletes with their awards.

Some photos from the 2014 Reykjavik International Games are now available both here and at our Facebook site. More photos will be added this week and during next weekend when competition will be held in 13 sports.

RIGGAROBB

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The seventh Reykjavik International Games start tomorrow, Friday the 17th of January. To celebrate Alpine skiing being a new event at the Games the opening ceremony, RIGGAROBB, will be held in Bláfjöll (Reykjavík's ski region) at 16:00 o'clock. The opening ceremony will be broadcasted on RÚV (the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service) at 18:30.

Many of Icelands best snowboarders and skiers will compete in rail jam and parallel slalom.

Bláfjöll ski region invites everybody that show up before five o'clock free access to the lifts throughout the day. An extra bus tour has been added on the occasion and a bus will depart from KR sports hall at 14:30 and is scheduled to arrive in Bláfjöll at 15:30. The bus will pick up people along the way in Ármann sports hall, Víkin sports hall and at Olís in Mjódd. The price for the bus is the same as usual, 1.500 kr. back and forth.

Mjólkursamsalan will offer hot chocolate milk and a DJ will get people to move around to some good music. So there is no need to worry about getting cold. 

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Introduction video