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

World champion takes part in RIG 2015

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ielja-strik-powerlifting-2It 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. Click here for more information about Ielja Strik.

From the Norwegian National team comes Kim-Raino Rølvåg. He competes in the -74,0 kg category where he holds the Norwegian record of 232,5 kg. That lift puts him in 5th place on the IPF ranking list in this category.

This is very good news for the Powerlifting event that will be held in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall on January 17th. Click here for more information about the Power lifting event at RIG 2015.

Shooting at RIG 2015

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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 15th and end on January 25th. The shooting competition will take place on the 24th of January. Click here to view the schedule of the Games.

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.

Helga Kolbrún Magnúsdóttir, Iceland  
Kristmann Einarsson, Iceland

Beryno Jiann Tze Wong, Malaysia
Ari Mikkela, Finland

Lisa John, England
Magnús Magnússon, Iceland

Ingvar Ómarsson, Iceland
Alma María Rögnvaldsdóttir, Iceland

Hilmar Örn Jónsson, Iceland
Aldís Edda Ingvarsdóttir, Iceland

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


Tagir Khaibulaev, Russia
Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Iceland

Corentin Seguy, France
Svana Katla Þorsteinsdóttir, Iceland

Olympic Weightlifting
Gísli Kristjánsson, Iceland
Þuríður Erla Helgadóttir, Iceland 

Joe Green, UK
Rósa Jónsdóttir, Iceland

Table tennis
Patrick Stobberup, Denmark
Kolfinna Bjarnadóttir, Iceland

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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