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Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan, commonly known as Stjarnan, is an Icelandic sports club specialising in handball, football, basketball, volleyball and gymnastics located in Garðabær.

Stjarnan
Stjarnan Logo.png
Full name Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan
Founded 1960; 57 years ago (1960)
Chairman Jóhann Ingimundarson

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BasketballEdit

As of the 2017-2018 season, Stjarnan men's basketball team plays in Úrvalsdeild karla while its women's team plays in Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[1][2]

FootballEdit

Men's footballEdit

The men's team has played in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla since 2009. In 2014, Stjarnan won their first ever Úrvalsdeild karla title by going through the season unbeaten and equalled the Úrvalsdeild point record of 52 points.[3]

Women's footballEdit

Stjarnan women's football team plays in Iceland's top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna. In 2011 the team won the championship two weeks before the end.[4] The team also reached the final of the Icelandic Women's Cup in 1993 and 2010, losing 1–3 and 0–1 respectively.[5] The team won the cup eventually in 2012 with a 1–0 win over Valur.[6] In 2013 they won their second league title, winning every single game that season thus not dropping a single point.[7]

HandballEdit

Men's handballEdit

Trophies and achievementsEdit

  • Icelandic Handball Cup (4):
    • 1987, 1989, 2006, 2007
  • Division II (2):
    • 1982, 2016
  • Division III (3):
    • 1974, 1976, 1981

Women's handballEdit

Trophies and achievementsEdit

  • Icelandic champions (7):
    • 1991, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Icelandic Handball Cup (7):
    • 1989, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2016
  • Division II (3):
    • 20051, 20061, 20071

1 B-team

Source

VolleyballEdit

Men's volleyballEdit

Trophies and achievementsEdit

  • Icelandic champions (5):
    • 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Icelandic Volleyball Cup (6):
    • 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Úrvalsdeild karla 2016-2017
  2. ^ Úrvalsdeild kvenna 2016-2017
  3. ^ "Stjarnan Íslandsmeistari í fyrsta sinn". Morgunblaðið. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Stjarnan women win 1st championship" (in Icelandic). stjarnan.is. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Bikarmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna" (in Icelandic). ksi.is. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Kate Deines and Veronica Perez Win Icelandic Cup". 
  7. ^ "Stjarnan storm to Iceland's women's title". freenewspos.com. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

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