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Íþróttafélagið Þór, commonly known as Þór Akureyri, simply Þór or Thór, is a multi-sport club in Akureyri, Iceland. It features departments in Basketball, football, Handball and Taekwondo. Its main rivals is another sport club from Akureyri named KA. Þór and KA merged their handball clubs to form Akureyri Handboltafélag before the 2006–07 handball season in Iceland, resulting in some fans to disowning the merged team.

Þór Akureyri
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Full nameÍþróttafélagið Þór
NicknameÞórsarar
Founded6 June 1915; 104 years ago (1915-06-06)
ChairmanIngi Björnsson

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FootballEdit

Trophies and achievementsEdit

Women's teamEdit

Since 1999, the women's football team has fielded a joint team with neighbouring club KA under the name Þór/KA in the top level league Úrvalsdeild. In 2006 the team finished 7th of 8 teams, 8th/9 in 2007, the reaching a good 4th/10 in 2008 and then bettering those results with 3rd/10 in 2009 and a second-place finish in 2010. As Iceland was in the top 8 leagues of UEFA,[1] those second place was enough to qualify for the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League.[2] The team entered in the round of 32 but lost 14–2 on aggregate to German team Turbine Potsdam.

In 2010 the team also went to the semi-finals in the Icelandic cup, losing to the eventual winner Valur.[3] In 1989 and 2013 they lost the cup final.

In 2012 Þór/KA finished first in the Úrvalsdeild and secured its first ever Icelandic championship.[4]

On September 29, 2017, the club secured its second national championship by defeating FH, in the last game of the season, 2-0 with goals from Sandra Jessen and Sandra Stephany Mayor.[5]

Trophies and achievementsEdit

  1. As Þór/KA
  2. As Þór Akureyri

BasketballEdit

Men's basketballEdit

Trophies and achievementsEdit

  • Division I (5):
    • 1966–67, 1976–77, 1993–94, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2015–17
  • Division II (2):
    • 1981–82, 2002–03

Women's basketballEdit

Trophies and achievementsEdit

HandballEdit

Women's handballEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UEFA rankings for 2011/12, retrieved 21 October 2010
  2. ^ Thor/KA is champion, own website, retrieved 21 October 2010
  3. ^ women.soccerway.com, 2010 Cup results
  4. ^ "Úrslit - staða - Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". www.ksi.is. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Þór/KA - FH: Bein lýsing". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Íslandsmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna - Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". www.ksi.is. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  7. ^ - Meistaratitlar kvenna
  8. ^ Bikarkeppni - Meistaraflokkur kvenna
  9. ^ - 1. deild kvenna

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