3. deild karla (basketball)

Third Division or D3 (Icelandic: 3. deild karla) is the fourth tier basketball competition among clubs in Iceland. It is organized by the Icelandic Basketball Federation (Icelandic: Körfuknattleikssamband Íslands – KKÍ). It consists of 10 teams and the season consists of a schedule of 14 games. The top four teams meet in a playoff for the victory in the Third Division. The two finalists achieve promotion to Division II (Icelandic: 2. deild karla).[1]

3. deild karla
Founded2015
Country Iceland
ConfederationFIBA Europe
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid4
Promotion toDivision II
Domestic cup(s)Icelandic Basketball Cup
SupercupIcelandic Super Cup
Current championsBreiðablik-b
Most championshipsBreiðablik-b, Álftanes,
Gnúpverjar,
UMF Sindri Höfn (1 title)
CEOHannes S. Jónsson
WebsiteKKÍ.is

History

Creation

The Third Division originated in 2015 and consists of 10 teams.[2]

Teams

The current Third Division teams for the 2019-20 season are:

TeamLocationHead coach
Álftanes-b Álftanes Hrafn Kristjánsson
Breiðablik-b Kópavogur Þórir Sigvaldason
Ungmennafélag Grundarfjarðar Grundarfjörður Aðalsteinn Jósepsson
Haukar-b Hafnarfjörður Stefán Þór Borgþórsson
Hamar-b Flúðir Daði Steinn Arnarsson
Höttur-b Egilsstaðir Viðar Hafsteinsson
Kormákur Hvammstangi Þorsteinn Guðmundsson
Skallagrímur-b Borgarnes Skúli Guðmundsson
Vestri b Ísafjörður Gunnlaugur Gunnlaugsson
Þór Akureyri b Akureyri Guðmundur Oddsson

Source

Champions

SeasonWinnerRunner-upScore
2015–16 Gnúpverjar Laugdælir 78-72[3]
2016–17 UMF Sindri Höfn Þór Þorlákshöfn-b 82-67[4]
2017–18 Álftanes[5] Vestri-b[6] 82-72
2018–19 Breiðablik-b[7] ÍR-b 78-68

Titles per club

Titles Club
1 Breiðablik-b, Álftanes, Gnúpverjar, UMF Sindri Höfn

References

  1. Reglugerð umkörfuknattleiksmót
  2. 3. deild karla (2019)
  3. "Gnúpverjar Íslandsmeistarar 3. deildar karla í körfubolta í ár!". skeidgnup.is (in Icelandic). 26 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  4. "Leikur: Sindri 82 - 67 Þór Þ. b". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  5. "Álftanes Íslandsmeistarar". karfan.is (in Icelandic). 14 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  6. "Vestri-B tryggði sér silfrið í 3. deild". Bæjarins Besta (in Icelandic). 16 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  7. Ólafur Þór Jónsson (17 April 2019). "Breiðablik-B Íslandsmeistarar í 3. deild". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 18 April 2019.


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