Alda Leif Jónsdóttir
Alda Leif Jónsdóttir (born April 18, 1979) is an Icelandic former basketball player. She has won the Icelandic championship four times and the Dutch championship once. Alda was a seven-time selection for the Úrvalsdeild Domestic All-First Team and was named the Úrvalsdeild Domestic Player of the Year in 2002.
|Born||April 18, 1979|
|Listed height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|2005-2006||Dozy BV Den Helder|
|Career highlights and awards|
During the 1999-2000 season, Alda led the Úrvalsdeild in assists, blocks, steals, shooting percent and free throw percent. She spent the following season with Holbæk in the Dameligaen, averaging 11 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 3,5 steals per game.
In 2005, Alda signed with Dozy BV Den Helder of the Dutch Women's Basketball League. She was named to the 2006 Dutch All-Star game and helped Den Helder to the Dutch championship.
Icelandic national team
Between 1996 and 2005, Alda played 52 games for the Icelandic national basketball team.
Team of the 20th century
In 2001 Alda was voted as one of the twelve players on the Icelandic team of the 20th century.
Awards, titles and accomplishments
- Dutch champion: 2006
- Dutch All-Star game: 2006
- Eredivisie Women: 2005-2006
- Besti leikmaður kvenna
- Úrvalslið ársins í úrvalsdeild kvenna
- Efstu konur í tölfræði KKÍ 1994-2001
- Titlar tölfræðinnar í 1. deild kvenna 1994-2003
- "Alda Leif lykilmaður í besta árangri Holbæk frá upphafi". Dagblaðið Vísir. 16 February 2001. Retrieved 2017-07-28.
- "Alda Leif til hollensku meistaranna". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). 20 August 2005. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
- "Alda Leif Jónsdóttir í stjörnuleikinn í Hollandi". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). February 3, 2006. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
- "KKÍ | A landslið". kki.is. Retrieved 2017-05-31.
- "Lið aldarinnar hjá KKÍ tilkynnt í bikarúrslitaleikjunum á laugardaginn". Dagblaðið Vísir. 26 February 2001. Retrieved July 27, 2017. (in Icelandic)
- "Ég get vissulega verið mamma þeirra sumra". Morgunblaðið. 17 February 1991. Retrieved 2017-05-31. (in Icelandic)
- "Hvað segir leikstjórnandinn Alda Leif Jónsdóttir um kvennakörfuboltann?". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). December 2, 1997. Retrieved 22 August 2017.