National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland (Icelandic: Íþrótta- og Ólympíusamband Íslands) (abbreviated ÍSÍ) is the National Olympic Committee representing Iceland, and the highest authority for sporting activity in the country. The main tasks of the ÍSÍ are to promote, coordinate and organize sporting activities in Iceland, as well as to promote the development of sport, as well as public sport events. The ÍSÍ has organized many popular public annual sporting events such as marathons and cycle to work schemes.
|President||Larus L. Blöndal|
|Secretary General||Liney Rut Halldorsdottir|
ÍSÍ was founded on 28 January 1912 undir the name Íþróttasamband Íslands (English: Sports Association of Iceland). In 1997 it merged with the Olympic Committee of Iceland (est. 1921) and was renamed as the National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland.
List of presidentsEdit
|Axel V. Tulinius||1912–1926|
|Benedikt G. Waage||1926–1962|
|Lárus L. Blöndal||2013–present|
The Icelandic National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 21 Olympic Summer and three Winter Sport Federations and four Non-Olympic Sports Federations in Iceland.
Olympic Sport federationsEdit
Non-Olympic Sport federationsEdit
|Icelandic Dance Sport Federation||Reykjavik|
|Motorcycle and Snowmobile Sports Association of Iceland||Reykjavik|
|Icelandic Motorsport Association||Reykjavik|
|Icelandic Powerlifting Federation||Reykjavik|