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

Stjarnan
Stjarnan Logo.png
Full name Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan
Founded 1960; 58 years ago (1960)
Chairman Jóhann Ingimundarson

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BasketballEdit

Men's basketballEdit

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

Women's basketballEdit

Stjarnan finished first in the women's Division I in 2015 and defeated Njarðvík in the playoffs to win promotion to the top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna for the first time in its history.[2][3] As of the 2017-2018 season, Stjarnan women's team plays in Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[4]

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.[5]

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.[6] The team also reached the final of the Icelandic Women's Cup in 1993 and 2010, losing 1–3 and 0–1 respectively.[7] The team won the cup eventually in 2012 with a 1–0 win over Valur.[8] In 2013 they won their second league title, winning every single game that season thus not dropping a single point.[9]

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. ^ "Domino´s deild karla (2017-2018 Tímabil)". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Stjarnan upp í úrvalsdeild". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 14 April 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Kæru Njarðvíkur vísað frá - Stjarnan leikur í efstu deild". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). 22 April 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "Domino´s deild kvenna (2017-2018 Tímabil)". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "Stjarnan Íslandsmeistari í fyrsta sinn". Morgunblaðið. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Stjarnan women win 1st championship" (in Icelandic). stjarnan.is. 31 August 2011. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Bikarmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna" (in Icelandic). ksi.is. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Kate Deines and Veronica Perez Win Icelandic Cup". 
  9. ^ "Stjarnan storm to Iceland's women's title". freenewspos.com. 29 August 2013. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

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