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

Thank you for your participation

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The 2015 Reykjavik International Games have come to an end after two great weeks of competition in 20 different sports. Thanks to all the athletes, coaches, umpires, organizers, volunteers, audiences and sponsors for their participation. We hope you all enjoyed the games and are heading back home with good memories. 

At the closing banquet this evening one female and one male athlete from each sport, participating this weekend, received an award for their fantastic performance. Below is a list of the award winners. Congratulation to all of them and all those who participated in the 2015 Reykjavik International Games.

Badminton      Gymnastics 
Mette Poulsen, Denmark     Irena Szonova, Russia
Milan Ludik, Czech Republic     Jón Sigurður Gunnarsson, Iceland
       
Boardercross     Olympic Weightlifting
Aðalheiður Ýr, Iceland     Þuríður Erla Helgadóttir, Iceland
Steinar Lár, Iceland     Sami Raappana, Finland 
       
Bowling     Shooting
Alda Harðardóttir, Iceland     Jórunn Harðardóttir, Iceland
Skúli Freyr Sigurðsson, Iceland     Ásgeir Sigurgeirsson, Iceland 
       
Cycling     Skicross
Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Iceland     Katrín Kristjánsdóttir, Iceland
Óskar Ómarsson, Iceland     Gunnlaugur Magnússon, Iceland
       
Dance     Squash
Hanna Rún Óladóttir, Iceland      Rósa Jónsdóttir, Iceland
Nikita Bazev, Iceland      Gunnar Þórðarson, Iceland
       
Fencing     Table Tennis
Þórdís Ylfa Viðarsdóttir, Iceland     Kolfinna Bjarnadóttir, Iceland
Gunnar Egill Ágústsson, Iceland     Emil Oskar Ohlsson, Sweden

We hope to see all of you again in 2016.

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RIG Closing Banquet

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Tomorrow evening on January 25th the RIG closing banquet will be held in Laugardalshöll sports hall from 19:00-22:00. On the schedule we have an award ceremony where one male and one female athlete from each of the sports from this weekend will get an award for a fantastic performance. Gala dance competition will take place, athletes will perform a show displaying different sports, the song of the games will be perfomed and more. 

Price per person for this celebration is 3.900 ISK and tickets can be bought from each sports event manager. After eight o'clock entry will be free of charge.

Here you can take a look at the menu and here is a video from the RIG Ceremony held last weekend. 

We encouarage you not to miss out on this great celebration!

Great weekend

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The previous weekend of the 2015 Reykjavik International Games has come to an end. This was a great weekend where athletes from nine different sports competed. Thank you to all of the fantastic athletes, coaches, organizers and audiences.

At the RIG Ceremony on Sunday evening one male and one female athlete from each sport got an award for a fantastic performance. Below is a list of the award winners. 

Archery     Judo 
Sheridan Lee Gale, Australia     Nete Dehlendorff, Denmark
Martin Damsbö Christiensen, Denmark     Khomula Artem, Ukraine
       
Athletics     Powerlifting
Aníta Hinriksdóttir, Iceland     Ielja Strik, Netherlands
Daniel Gardiner, United Kingdom     Kim-Raino Rølvåg, Norway
       
Badminton Junior     Swimming
Sigríður Árnadóttir, Iceland     Mie Østergaard Nielsen, Denmark
Daníel Jóhannesson, Iceland     Kristinn Þórarinsson, Iceland
       
Figure Skating     Taekwondo
Shaline Ruegger, Switzerland     Ástrós Brynjarsdóttir, Iceland
      Ágúst Kristinn Eðvarðsson, Iceland
Karate      
Emma Lucraft, England      
Lonni Boulesnane, France      

RIG 2015 has started

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This year the Reykjavik International Games are held for the eight time. It is the Reykjavik Sports Union in collaboration with both the National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland and trusted sponsors that host the games.

RIG 2015 started yesterday with a press conference followed by a sports conference but competition began today with swimming at the Laugardalslaug swimming pool. RIG 2015 consists of competition in 20 different sports and most of the games will take place in Laugardalur valley and neighbourhood. 

The foreign guests at the games this year are over four hundred and they are of 40 different nationalities. Click here for a list of nationalities sorted by sports. 

The games are held during this weekend and the next. This weekend there will be competed in badminton junior, archery, athletics, judo, karate, powerlifting, figure skating, swimming and taekwondo. This previous weekend will end with a RIG ceremony at the Laugardalshöll sports hall. Click here to see the games schedule.

Strong contestants in swimming

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eyglo1-gudmundurh-minniThe RIG 2015 swimming competition will take place on January 16th-18th. All the best Icelandic swimmers will take part in the competition and they will meet strong contestants from abroad.

Around 40 swimmers from Denmark, Norway and the Faroe Islands are expected to take part. One of the contestants from Denmark, Mie Østergaard Nielsen, is the European champion in 100 m backstroke and World Champion in 4x 100 m medley.

Click here for further information about the RIG 2015 swimming competition.

 

Introduction video