Birgir Örn Birgisson

Birgir Örn Birgisson (born 6 October 1969) is an Icelandic basketball coach and a former professional player who played 26 games for the Icelandic national basketball team.[1] He won two national championships with Keflavík in 1997 and 1999.[2] Before turning to basketball, Birgir had a successful career in swimming and was a member of the Icelandic national swimming team.[3][4][5]

Birgir Örn Birgisson
Vestri-b
LeagueDivision III
Personal information
Born (1969-10-06) 6 October 1969
Ísafjörður
NationalityIcelandic
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
Playing career1989–present
PositionForward / Center
Number11
Coaching career2003–present
Career history
As player:
1989–1991Bolungarvík
1991–1996Þór Akureyri
1996–1999Keflavík
1999–2000Stuttgart Feuerbach
2000–2001Keflavík
2001–2006SG Sechtem
2014–2016KFÍ
2017–presentVestri-b
As coach:
2003–2006SG Sechtem
2010BG Bonn MTUs
2012–2013Telekom Baskets Bonn
2013–2016KFÍ
2017–2019Vestri-b
Career highlights and awards
As player:

Basketball

Awards and achievements

National team

Birgir played 26 games for the Icelandic national basketball team between 1995 and 2000.[6]

Swimming

Awards and achievements

  • Icelandic Swim Cup: 1
    • 1986

References


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