Iceland at the Olympics

Athletes from Iceland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908.[1]

Iceland at the
Olympics
IOC codeISL
NOCNational Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Websitewww.isi.is (in Icelandic)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

The National Olympic Committee was created in 1921 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1935. After 1936, Iceland has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since. Iceland has also participated in all but one edition of the Winter Olympic Games since 1948, missing only the 1972 Winter Games.

Icelandic athletes have won a total of four medals, two in athletics (known in American English as track & field), one in judo and one in handball.

Medal tables

Medals by Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1908 London10000
1912 Stockholm20000
1936 Berlin120000
1948 London200000
1952 Helsinki90000
1956 Melbourne2010131
1960 Rome90000
1964 Tokyo40000
1968 Mexico City70000
1972 Munich250000
1976 Montreal130000
1980 Moscow90000
1984 Los Angeles32001143
1988 Seoul320000
1992 Barcelona270000
1996 Atlanta90000
2000 Sydney18001171
2004 Athens260000
2008 Beijing29010170
2012 London280000
2016 Rio de Janeiro80000
2020 Tokyofuture event
Total0224

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics0112
Handball0101
Judo0011
Totals (3 sports)0224

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 SilverVilhjálmur Einarsson 1956 Melbourne AthleticsMen's triple jump
 BronzeBjarni Friðriksson 1984 Los Angeles JudoMen's 95 kg
 BronzeVala Flosadóttir 2000 Sydney AthleticsWomen's pole vault
 Silver 2008 Beijing HandballMen's competition

See also

References

  • "Iceland". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists—Iceland". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Iceland". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2013-05-16.
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