Fjölnir women's basketball

The Fjölnir women's basketball team, commonly known as Fjölnir, represents Ungmennafélagið Fjölnir multi-sport club and is based in Grafarvogur, Reykjavík. As of the 2018–2019 season it plays in the Icelandic 1. deild kvenna.

Ungmennafélagið Fjölnir
Leagues1. deild kvenna
Founded2005
HistoryFjölnir (2005–present)
ArenaDalhús
LocationGrafarvogur, Iceland
Team colorsBlue, yellow
         
PresidentGuðlaug Karlsdóttir
Head coachHalldór Karl Þórisson
Assistant(s)Berglind Ingvarsdóttir
Gunnar Sverrisson
Websitefjolnir.is

History

Fjölnir played in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna from 2007 to 2009 and 2010 to 2013.[1] It won its first Úrvalsdeild victory on 3 November 2007.[2] On 2 March 2019, the team won the 1. deild kvenna for the third time in its history.[3] It face Grindavík in the promotion playoffs for a seat in the Úrvalsdeild where it lost 0-3.[4]

Titles and awards

Titles

1. deild kvenna[5]

  • Winners (2): 2007, 2010, 2019

Individual awards

Coaches

  • 2007 Nemanja Sovic
  • 2007–2008 Gréta María Grétarsdóttir
  • 2008–2009 Patrick Oliver
  • 2009–2010 Eggert Maríuson
  • 2010 Bjarni Magnússon and Örvar Þór Kristjánsson
  • 2011–2012 Bragi Magnússon
  • 2012–2013 Ágúst Jensson
  • 2013–2015 Pétur Már Sigurðsson
  • 2015–2018 Sævaldur Bjarnason
  • 2018–present Halldór Karl Þórisson

Source 1 Source 2

References

  1. "Þjálfarasaga úrvalsdeildar kvenna í körfubolta". kki.is (in Icelandic). Icelandic Basketball Federation. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  2. Eiríkur Stefán Ásgeirsson (3 November 2007). "Fyrsti sigur Fjölnis í efstu deild kvenna frá upphafi". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  3. Ólafur Þór Jónsson (2 March 2019). "Fjölnir deildarmeistarar í 1. deild kvenna". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  4. Anton Ingi Leifsson (10 April 2019). "Grindavík í Dominos-deildina". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  5. 1. deild kvenna
  6. Viðurkenningar - Besti ungi leikmaður úrvalsdeildar kvenna
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