Teitur Örlygsson

Teitur Örlygsson (born 9 January 1967) is an Icelandic former professional basketball player and a coach. During his career he won the Icelandic national championships ten times with Njarðvík.[1] He spent the 1996–1997 season with G.S. Olympia Larissa B.C. of the Greek Basketball League.[2]

Teitur Örlygsson
Personal information
Born (1967-01-09) January 9, 1967
Keflavík, Iceland
NationalityIcelandic
Career information
Playing career1984–2003
PositionSmall forward
Number11
Career history
As player:
1984–1996Njarðvík
1996–1997G.S. Olympia Larissa B.C.
1996–2003Njarðvík
As coach:
1992–1993Njarðvík
2000–2001Njarðvík
2008–2014Stjarnan
2014–2016Njarðvík (Assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As coach:

Career Úrvalsdeild karla statistics
Points7,355 (18.4 ppg)
Games400

Icelandic national team

Between 1986 and 2000, Teitur played 118 games for the Icelandic national basketball team.[3]

Personal life

Teitur is the brother of former Icelandic national team player Sturla Örlygsson and former Althing member Gunnar Örn Örlygsson.[4][5][6] He is also uncle of Örlygur Aron Sturluson and Margrét Kara Sturludóttir who both played for the Icelandic national teams.[7][8]

References


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