Úrvalsdeild kvenna (basketball)
Úrvalsdeild kvenna; English: Women's Premier League, known as Domino's deild kvenna for sponsorship reasons, is the highest basketball competition among women's clubs in Iceland. It is administrated by the Icelandic Basketball Federation. It was founded in 1952 and, until 2007, it was known as 1. deild kvenna (English: Women's First division).
|Confederation||FIBA Europe (Europe)|
|Number of teams||8|
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Relegation to||Division I|
|Domestic cup(s)||Bikarkeppni KKÍ|
|Current champions||Valur (2nd title)|
|Most championships||Keflavík (16 titles)|
|All-time top scorer||Birna Valgarðsdóttir|
|TV partners||Stöð 2 Sport|
- Ármann and ÍR were the only two teams registered for the 1953 competition.
- Skallagrímur defeated Björk and ÍR to clinch the championship.
- Only ÍR an KR participated in the 1966 women's tournament. The teams played one game for the national championship, which ÍR won 28-18.
- Þór, which won the Norðurland's group, was slated to face KFÍ, which had won the Vesturland's group, in a game for the national championship. KFÍ could not field a team on the scheduled gameday due to bad weather.
- ÍS an KR where tied at the end of the season and had to play an extra game for the national championship. ÍS won the game 62-51.
- ÍS, Haukar and Keflavík all finished with 11-4 record but ÍS had a better winning percent in games against the other two.
Titles per clubEdit
|3||Ármann, ÍS, Snæfell, Þór Akureyri|
|1||Breiðablik, Grindavík, Njarðvík, Skallagrímur|
Awards and honorsEdit
Domestic All-First TeamEdit
The Women's Domestic All-First Team is an annual Úrvalsdeild honor bestowed on the best players in the league following every season.
Domestic Player of the YearEdit
Foreign Player of the YearEdit
Úrvalsdeild Women's Playoffs MVPEdit
Úrvalsdeild Playoffs MVP award is awarded annually to the player judged most valuable to his team during the Úrvalsdeild playoffs.
Defensive Player of the YearEdit
Newcomer of the YearEdit
Coach of the YearEdit
- Reglugerð um körfuknattleiksmót
- Næsti skammtur af yfirferð á samþykktum ársþings KKÍ
- "Körfuknattleiksmót Íslands". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). 28 April 1953. p. 8. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
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- "ÍR meistari í kvennaflokki". Vísir (in Icelandic). 30 April 1966. p. 11. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
- Skapti Hallgrímsson (2001). Leikni framar líkamsburðum. Icelandic Basketball Federation. p. 125. ISBN 9979-60-630-4.
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- Skapti Hallgrímsson (2001). Leikni framar líkamsburðum. Icelandic Basketball Federation. p. 176. ISBN 9979-60-630-4.
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- "Breiðablik meistari í fyrstu tilraun!". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 5 April 1995. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
- Blöndal, Björn (5 April 1995). "Nýliðarnir fögnuðu meistaratitlinum". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 August 2017.
- Ingvi Þór Sæmundsson (18 March 2020). "Körfuboltatímabilið blásið af - Engir Íslandsmeistarar". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 18 March 2020.