Iceland women's national basketball team

The Iceland women's national basketball team represents Iceland in international women's basketball tournaments. They are controlled by the Icelandic Basketball Association.

 Iceland
FIBA ranking68 (8 November 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1959
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationKKÍ
CoachBenedikt Guðmundsson
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
Women's World Cup
AppearancesNone
EuroBasket Women
AppearancesNone
First international
 Iceland 15–112 Sweden 
(Bærum, Norway; 6 April 1973)
Biggest win
 Iceland 120–30 Gibraltar 
(St. Pölten, Austria; 15 July 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Iceland 15–134 Sweden 
(Uppsala, Sweden; 24 April 1986)

Competitive record

Team

Current roster

The following is the squad in the EuroBasket Women 2019 qualification.[2][3]

Iceland women's national basketball team - EuroBasket Women 2019 qualification roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.NameAge – Date of birthHeightClub
SG 22 Gunnarsdóttir, Berglind 24 – (1993-02-17)17 February 1993 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Snæfell
PF 15 Benónýsdóttir, Birna 17 – (2000-09-23)23 September 2000 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Keflavík
F Hrafnkelsdóttir, Elín 19 – (1998-09-16)16 September 1998 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Valur
PG Kristínardóttir, Embla 22 – (1995-10-27)27 October 1995 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Grindavík
F 11 Gunnarsdóttir, Emelía 19 – (1998-06-25)25 June 1998 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Keflavík
SG 24 Sverrisdóttir, Guðbjörg 25 – (1992-10-10)10 October 1992 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Valur
SG 6 Jónsdóttir, Hallveig 22 – (1995-07-09)9 July 1995 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Valur
PG 4 Sverrisdóttir, Helena 28 – (1988-11-01)1 November 1988 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Haukar
PF 5 Kjartansdóttir, Hildur 28 – (1988-11-01)1 November 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Club Baloncesto Leganés
C Brynjarsdóttir, Ragna Margrét 27 – (1990-03-30)30 March 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Stjarnan
C 7 Benónísdóttir, Ragnheiður 24 – (1993-01-28)28 January 1993 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Valur
C 12 Þrastardóttir, Sandra 24 – (1993-01-28)28 January 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Hørsholm 79ers
PF 9 Ámundadóttir, Sigrún 28 – (1988-11-23)23 November 1988 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Skallagrímur
SF 10 Ágústsdóttir, Thelma 19 – (1998-09-30)30 September 1998 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Keflavík
PG 13 Jónsdóttir, Þóra Kristín 20 – (1997-03-30)30 March 1997 Haukar
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 23 October 2017

Individual records

Players with the most caps (games played)

  • Players in bold, are players that are still active.
Rank Player Years Caps
1. Hildur Sigurðardóttir 1999-2014 79
2. Birna Valgarðsdóttir 1995-2009 76
3. Helena Sverrisdóttir 2002-present 75
4. Signý Hermannsdóttir 1999-2009 61
5. Anna María Sveinsdóttir 1986-2004 60
6. Guðbjörg Norðfjörð 1990-2002 53
7. Helga Þorvaldsdóttir 1993-2005 53
8. Sigrún Sjöfn Ámundadóttir 2007-present 53
9. Alda Leif Jónsdóttir 1996-2005 52
10. Erla Þorsteinsdóttir 1995-2004 48
11. Kristín Blöndal 1988-2003 45
12. Bryndís Guðmundsdóttir 2004-2018 44
13. Ragna Margrét Brynjarsdóttir 2008-2017 43
14. María Ben Erlingsdóttir 2004-2014 43

References

  1. "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 8 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  2. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (27 October 2017). "Hildur aðstoðar Ívar og hann er búinn að velja landsliðið fyrir nóvember-leikina". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. "FIBA Women's Eurobasket - 2019 Qualifiers - Iceland". FIBA.basketball. FIBA. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
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