Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur

Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur or ÍR (English: Reykjavik Athletic Club) is an Icelandic multi-sport club, based in the suburb of Breiðholt in Reykjavík. It has teams in football, handball, basketball, athletics, tenpin bowling, skiing, karate, taekwondo and judo.

Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur
Emblem of Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur.jpg
SportsBasketball
Bowling
Football
Gymnastics
Handball
Judo
KarateSkiing
Taekwondo
Track and field
Founded11 March 1907; 114 years ago (1907-03-11)
LocationReykjavík, Iceland
ColorsBlue, white
   
WebsiteVolsungur.is

AthleticsEdit

Notable athletesEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's basketballEdit

The ÍR men's basketball team has won the third most Icelandic championships, after KR and Njarðvík, with 15 titles.

Women's basketballEdit

ÍR was one of the pioneers of women's basketball in Iceland and one of the founding members of the women's top-tier league. It is also one of the must successful women's team in the country, winning a total of 11 national championships.[1] After not fielding a team since being relegated from the Úrvalsdeild in 2004, the team was revived in 2017 and registered into Division I for the 2017–2018 season.[2]

FootballEdit

Men's footballEdit

Although football was one of the first sports practiced at Íþróttafélag Reykjavíkur, it's football department was not formally founded until 7 March 1939.

Women's footballEdit

TrophiesEdit

HandballEdit

Men's handballEdit

TrophiesEdit

Women's handballEdit

TrophiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meistaratitlar kvenna". kki.is (in Icelandic). Icelandic Basketball Federation. Retrieved 3 October 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "ÍR stofnar meistaraflokk kvenna". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). 5 May 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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