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Elvar Már Friðriksson (born November 11, 1994) is an Icelandic basketball player with Denain Voltaire of the LNB Pro B and a member of the Icelandic national basketball team.[1] He has twice been named to the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild Domestic All-First team as a member of Njarðvík.[2]

Elvar Már Friðriksson
Elvar Már Friðriksson 2016.jpg
Elvar Már in 2016 with Iceland
Denain Voltaire
Position Point guard
League LNB Pro B
Personal information
Born (1994-11-11) November 11, 1994 (age 23)
Nationality Icelandic
Listed height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Listed weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Career information
College
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2015 Njarðvík
2018–present Denain Voltaire
Career highlights and awards

Contents

CollegeEdit

Elvar played for Barry University from 2015[3][4][5] to 2018[6]. In March 2018, he was selected as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year for the second consecutive year after averaging 20.0 points and 7.3 assists per game.[7][8]

Playing careerEdit

In June 2018, Elvar Már joined Denain Voltaire of the LNB Pro B.[9]

Icelandic national teamEdit

Elvar played 21 games with Iceland's junior national teams from 2010 to 2013.[10][11]

His first game with the senior national team was in 2013[12] and he was a member of Iceland's team in Eurobasket 2015 and Eurobasket 2017.[13][14] Elvar was a member Iceland's team in then Games of the Small States of Europe in 2013 and 2015.[15][16]

Personal lifeEdit

Elvar is the son of former Icelandic national team player Friðrik Ragnarsson and brother of Úrvalsdeild point guard Ragnar Helgi Friðriksson.[17][18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elvar Már: Sé ekki eftir að hafa breytt til og yfirgefið LIU". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). December 31, 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  2. ^ Úrvalslið karla
  3. ^ Jónsson, Óskar Ófeigur (February 23, 2017). "Elvar frábær og Barry varð deildarmeistari - Sjáið Elvar fagna í klefanum í nótt". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  4. ^ Jónsson, Óskar Ófeigur. "Elvar Már með frábæran árangur innan sem utan vallar í Miami". Vísir (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  5. ^ Gunnarsson, Henry Birgir (March 3, 2017). "Ég ligg ekki bara í sólbaði". Vísir (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  6. ^ Kristinn Páll Teitsson (7 May 2018). "Elvar Már: Veit af áhuga í Frakklandi". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "2017-18 SSC Men's Basketball All-Conference Teams". sunshinestateconference.com. 3 March 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2018. 
  8. ^ Ástrós Ýr Eggertsdóttir (2 March 2018). "Elvar Már í sögubækur bandaríska háskólaboltans". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 March 2018. 
  9. ^ Ástrós Ýr Eggertsdóttir (16 June 2018). "Elvar Már í atvinnumennsku í Frakklandi". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 June 2018. 
  10. ^ Unglinga- og drengjalandslið Íslands
  11. ^ U-21
  12. ^ Kristinn Friðriksson (18 December 2013). "Á æfingum alast meistarar". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  13. ^ Runólfur Trausti Þórhallsson (30 August 2017). "Elvar Már: „Ég var Logi og hann var Jón Arnór"". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  14. ^ "KKÍ | A landslið". kki.is. Retrieved 2017-05-27. 
  15. ^ Landsliðshópar: Smáþjóðaleikar 2013
  16. ^ A-landslið karla fyrir Smáþjóðaleikana 2015
  17. ^ Guðmundur Hilmarsson (January 8, 2014). "Get bætt mig í varnarleiknum". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 22 August 2017. 
  18. ^ Besta byrjunarlið Njarðvíkinga

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