Jóhanna Björk Sveinsdóttir

Jóhanna Björk Sveinsdóttir (born 20 October 1989) is an Icelandic basketball player, who last played for Stjarnan of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild kvenna, and a member of the Icelandic national basketball team.

Jóhanna Björk Sveinsdóttir
Personal information
Born (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989
Iceland
NationalityIcelandic
Listed height179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Career information
Playing career2003–present
PositionForward
Number23
Career history
2003–2004Hamar
2004–2006Hamar/Selfoss
2006–2009Hamar
2009–2011KR
2011–2012Breiðablik
2012–2014Haukar
2014–2015Breiðablik
2015–2016Haukar
2016–2018Skallagrímur
2018–2019Stjarnan
Career highlights and awards

Playing career

After starting her career with Hamar, Jóhanna won the Icelandic championship in 2010 as a member of KR[1] and the Icelandic Basketball Cup in 2014 with Haukar.[2] After playing for Skallagrímur from 2016 to 2018, where she reached the Cup semi-finals in 2018,[3] she signed with Stjarnan in June 2018.[4]

Icelandic national team

Jóhanna was first selected to the Icelandic national basketball team in 2008.[5][6] As of December 2018, she has played 13 games for the national team.[7]

Awards and honours

Titles

Honours

  • Icelandic All-Star game: 2009[8]

References

  1. Kristján Jónsson (7 April 2010). "Allt er þegar þrennt er". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). pp. 2–3. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  2. Kristján Jónsson (22 February 2014). "Haukar bikarmeistarar - Hardy með 44 stig". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  3. Sindri Sverrisson (23 January 2018). "Mikið búið að reyna á alla hjá félaginu". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  4. Davíð Eldur (26 June 2018). "Jóhanna Björk: Kominn tími á að eyða minni tíma í akstur". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  5. "Margrét Kara ekki með - Jóhanna og Guðrún kallaðar inn". kki.is (in Icelandic). 22 August 2008. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  6. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (21 October 2008). "Þurfa að læra það að vinna leiki". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  7. "KKÍ | A landslið". kki.is. Retrieved 2018-12-11.
  8. "Þjálfararnir fengu fína hjálp". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). 12 December 2008. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
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