The city of Reykjavík welcomes sports participants to a multisport competition in Laugardalur
for the eleventh time in January 2018. Now for the sixth time, the games will be held over
two weekends from January 25th to February 4th. It´s the Reykjavík Sports Union in cooperation
with the national sports asocciations and the sport clubs in Reykjavik that organize the games.
WOW Reykjavik International Games is a big sportsfeast 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 the conference about elite sports is part of the
The games are a part of the Winter Lights Festival and we will have a special OFF VENUE
program where the public can participate. The biggest event on the OFF VENUE program
is the WOW Northern Lights Run.
We assume that around five hundred foreign visitors from many countries participate in
this years games alongside about 2.000 icelandic athletes.
For more information contact:
Anna Lilja Sigurðardóttir