Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar (English: Hafnarfjörður Gymnastics Club), commonly referred to as FH, is an Icelandic multi-sports club based in Hafnarfjörður. The club competes in football, handball, athletics, and fencing. It was founded in 1929 as a gymnastics club but soon started a handball department which became its flagship for several decades.[1] Its men's football team has been a dominant power since the early 2000s.

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar
Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar Logo.svg
Full nameFimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar
NicknameFH-ingar
Short nameFH
SportsAthletics
Football
Handball
Fencing
Founded15 October 1929; 92 years ago (1929-10-15)
Based inHafnarfjörður
ChairmanViðar Halldórsson

FootballEdit

Men's footballEdit

FH's men's football team has been a dominant power in Icelandic football since the early 2000s, winning several national championships.

Women's footballEdit

FH's women's football team won the first edition of the national championship in 1972. After losing the title to Ármann in 1973, FH won three successive titles in 1974, 1975 and 1976.[2] The club was promoted from the second-tier 1. deild in 2015, and finished sixth in the 2016 Úrvalsdeild.

HandballEdit

Men's handballEdit

TitlesEdit

1 Won by the reserve FH-b

Women's handballEdit

TitlesEdit

1 Won by the reserve FH-b

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jóhann Guðni Reynisson. "Saga Íþróttabandalags Hafnarfjarðar í 70 ár" (PDF). ibh.is (in Icelandic).
  2. ^ "Íslandsmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna" (in Icelandic). Football Association of Iceland. Retrieved 16 September 2017.

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