Famous Icelander Sportspersons

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Bobby Fischer
(American Chess Grandmaster and the Eleventh World Chess Champion)
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Birthdate: March 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 17, 2008

Bobby Fischer began as a chess prodigy in his teens and went on to become the youngest "grandmaster," at 15. His participation in a politically controversial match in Yugoslavia led to the revocation of his U.S. passport and his arrest. He spent the final years of his life in Iceland.

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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
(Icelandic Professional Strongman, Regarded as One of the Greatest Strength Athletes of All Time)
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
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Birthdate: November 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic actor and former professional strongman. He inspired a number of Icelandic strongmen by becoming the first person to win the World's Strongest Man, Europe's Strongest Man, and Arnold Strongman Classic in the same calendar year. His popularity as a strongman earned him the role of Gregor Clegane in the popular series Game of Thrones.

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Magnús Scheving
(Creator of the Children's Television Series ‘LazyTown’)
Magnús Scheving
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Birthdate: November 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Borgarnes, Iceland

Magnús Scheving is best known as the creator of the BAFTA-winning children’s series Lazy Town, which has its roots in Scheving’s first book and centers around children’s fitness. The Icelandic aerobic gymnastic champion is also a motivational speaker and has previously been a fitness trainer at a school.

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Gunnar Nelson
(Icelandic Mixed Martial Artist Who Competes for the UFC Welterweight Division)
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Birthdate: July 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Akureyri, Iceland

Icelandic MMA fighter Gunnar Nelson, also known as Gunni, competes for the UFC welterweight division. A black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he had been interested in football and ice hockey till age 13, when he began training in Gōjū-ryū Karate. He is a World Jiu-Jitsu Championship silver medalist.

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Jon Pall Sigmarsson
(One of the Greatest Strongmen of All Time)
Jon Pall Sigmarsson
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Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Died: January 16, 1993
The first person to win the World’s Strongest Man title four times, Icelandic bodybuilder Jon Pall Sigmarsson is remembered for his Herculean strength and his crowd-pulling aggression. He called himself a Viking and would chant at the audience mid-performance. He died of a heart attack while deadlifting in his gym.
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Magnús Ver Magnússon
(Retired Icelandic Powerlifter Who Is a 4-Time World’s Strongest Man Contest Winner)
Magnús Ver Magnússon
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Birthdate: April 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Egilsstaðir, Iceland

Retired Icelandic powerlifter Magnús Ver Magnússon not only won the World’s Strongest Man contest 4 times but has also been Europe's Strongest Man twice and Iceland's Strongest Man 8 times. He owns a gym, has launched a strongman competition, and judges powerlifting and strongman contests, too.

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Gylfi Sigurðsson
(Icelandic Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Gylfi Sigurðsson
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Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Gylfi Sigurðsson is an Icelandic football player who plays for the Iceland national team and Premier League club Everton. He helped the Iceland national team reach the quarter-finals at UEFA Euro 2016, the team's first major tournament. He also represented the country at their first-ever FIFA World Cup in the year 2018. 

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Eiður Guðjohnsen
(Icelandic Footballer-Turned-Coach Who Has Played for Chelsea and Barcelona)
Eiður Guðjohnsen
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Birthdate: September 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavik

Icelandic former footballer and coach Eiður Guðjohnsen began his senior career with Valur and then had successful stints with clubs such as Chelsea and Barcelona as a forward/midfielder. The son of former striker Arnór Guðjohnsen, he had also led the Iceland national football team as its captain.

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Katrín Davíðsdóttir
(The Second Woman to be the CrossFit Champion Twice)
Katrín Davíðsdóttir
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Birthdate: May 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Retired Icelandic gymnast and track athlete Katrín Davíðsdóttir scripted history as the second woman to be a CrossFit Games champion twice. She was 18 when she began her CrossFit career. She later appeared in the 30th season of the reality game show The Amazing Race.

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Sara Sigmundsdóttir
(Icelandic Weightlifter Who Has Been Placed 3rd in the CrossFit Games Twice)
Sara Sigmundsdóttir
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Birthdate: September 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjanesbær, Iceland

Icelandic weightlifter and CrossFit athlete Sara Sigmundsdóttir was placed 3rd in the CrossFit Games twice. She has also won the 2016 Dubai Fitness Championship and appeared in the documentary Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness. She now works as a trainer at CrossFit Sudurnes in Reykjanesbaer.

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Ragnheiður Ragnarsdóttir
(An Olympian Swimmer Who Later Became an Actor and Starred in Vikings)
Ragnheiður Ragnarsdóttir
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Birthdate: October 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Ragnheiður Ragnarsdóttir, or Ragga Ragnars, was 19 when she became Iceland’s youngest swimmer at the Olympics. After making multiple national records in freestyle, she retired and started studying acting. She later gained fame as Gunnhild, an Icelandic Saga figure, in the popular historical drama TV series Vikings.

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Alfreð Finnbogason
(Icelandic Footballer Who Has Had Successful Stints with Breiðablik and Olympiacos)
Alfreð Finnbogason
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Birthdate: February 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grindavík, Iceland

Icelandic footballer Alfreð Finnbogason is a forward who began his youth career with teams such as Grindavík and later graduated to senior teams such as Breiðablik. He has also played for Dutch, Spanish, German, and Belgian clubs. He has won the Icelandic Cup with Breiðablik and the Super League Greece with Olympiacos.

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Anníe Mist Þórisdóttir
(The First Woman to Become a 2-Time CrossFit Games Winner)
Anníe Mist Þórisdóttir
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Birthdate: September 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Anníe Mist Þórisdóttir scripted history as the first female to win the CrossFit Games twice. The former gymnast withdrew from the 2015 CrossFit Games due to heatstroke, but baring that occasion, she has never finished below top 13. She now owns Reebok CrossFit Reykjavik.

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Kolbeinn Sigþórsson
(Icelandic Footballer Who Has Had a Successful Stint as an Ajax Striker)
Kolbeinn Sigþórsson
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Birthdate: March 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic footballer Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, who started his senior career with HK, later had a successful stint with the Dutch club Ajax, winning the Eredivisie thrice and the Johan Cruyff Shield once. His 26 goals for the Iceland national team have made him the top joint national goal-scorer of all time.

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Aron Gunnarsson
(Icelandic Footballer)
Aron Gunnarsson
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Birthdate: April 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akureyri, Iceland

Icelandic footballer Aron Gunnarsson is best known as a midfielder for the Qatari club Al-Arabi. While he was initially determined to be a handball player, he later switched to football. He led Iceland to their first World Cup in 2018 and also captained them to the quarter-finals of the 2016 UEFA Euro.

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Aron Jóhannsson
(Icelandic-American Footballer Who Plays for the US National Team)
Aron Jóhannsson
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Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile

Born to Icelandic parents in the US, footballer Aron Jóhannsson moved to Iceland at age 3. Starting his senior career with Fjölnir, he later had successful stints with the Dutch club AZ and the Danish club AGF. While he initially represented the Iceland U21 team, he later switched to the US national team.

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Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson
(Icelandic Professional Footballer Winger)
Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson
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Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reykjavik

Icelandic professional football-winger Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson made his senior-career debut with Breiðablik. Thereafter he played with AZ, with whom he won the 2012–13 KNVB Cup; and with Charlton Athletic before joining Burnley in July 2016. He represented Iceland in UEFA Euro 2016, where he assisted the country’s first-ever goal in a major tournament; and in 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Birkir Bjarnason
(Icelandic Footballer Who Is a Central Midfielder for Adana Demirspor)
Birkir Bjarnason
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Birthdate: May 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Akureyri, Iceland

Icelandic footballer Birkir Bjarnason plays as a central midfielder for the Turkish club Adana Demirspor. Starting his senior career with Viking, he has also played for teams such as Aston Villa, winning the 2019 EFL Championship play-offs with them, and the Swiss Super League with FC Basel.

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Ragnar Sigurðsson
(Icelandic Former Professional Football Centre-Back)
Ragnar Sigurðsson
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Birthdate: June 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Reykjavik

Icelandic former professional football centre-back Ragnar Sigurðsson  made his senior-career debut with Fylkir and went on to play with several other clubs, most notably with IFK Göteborg, with whom he won Allsvenskan (2007), Svenska Supercupen (2008) and Svenska Cupen (2008). He won 97 caps while representing Iceland during 2007-20, which included representing the country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  

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Jón Daði Böðvarsson
(Icelandic Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right Winger or Striker)
Jón Daði Böðvarsson
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Birthdate: May 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Selfoss, Iceland

Icelandic professional footballer Jón Daði Böðvarsson made his senior debut with Selfoss. Thereafter he played with several other clubs before joining his present club Bolton Wanderers in January 2022. He played for Iceland at under-19 and under-21 level and became full international in 2012. He remained part of the national squad during UEFA Euro 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Benedikt Magnússon
(Icelandic Strongman and Powerlifter)
Benedikt Magnússon
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Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Iceland

Icelandic strongman and powerlifter Benedikt "Benni" Magnússon currently holds the WPO powerlifting world record in deadlift and the Log Lift Icelandic Record. He won the Iceland's Strongest Man contest in 2003 and finished as runner up in 2004 and 2010. He attained the strongman deadlift world record at 460 kg in April 2011 at MHP's Clash of the Titan's IV.

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Heimir Hallgrímsson
(Retired Icelandic Defender Who Is Now a Coach and Also Practices Dentistry)
Heimir Hallgrímsson
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Birthdate: June 10, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

Apart from being a coach and former footballer, Heimir Hallgrímsson is also a qualified dentist. The Icelandic defender has had successful playing stints with teams such as ÍBV and Höttur. He has also coached the Iceland team and the Qatari club Al-Arabi among others. He also has his dental chamber in Vestmannaeyjar.

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Gísli Örn Garðarsson
(Best Known for His Performance in the Icelandic Film 'Children')
Gísli Örn Garðarsson
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Birthdate: December 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Iceland

Gísli Örn Garðarsson is an Icelandic actor and occasional scriptwriter and producer. Also a theatre director, Gísli Örn is credited with co-founding a theatre and film company called Vesturport. Gísli Örn Garðarsson is best known for his portrayal of Garðar in the 2006 Icelandic film Children, which earned him a Shooting Stars Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2007.

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Emil Hallfreðsson
(Icelandic Professional Football Central Midfielder or Left Winger)
Emil Hallfreðsson
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Birthdate: June 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hafnarfjörður

Icelandic professional footballer Emil Hallfreðsson made his senior career debut with Icelandic multi-sports club Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar. Moving on, he played with other clubs including Tottenham Hotspur, Reggina and Virtus Verona and rejoined the latter club in October 2021. He also plays for the Iceland national team and was part of the nation’s squad during EURO 2016 and 2018 World Cup.

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Hörður Björgvin Magnússon
(Icelandic Professional Football Centre-Back)
Hörður Björgvin Magnússon
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Birthdate: February 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Reykjavik

Icelandic professional football centre-back Hörður Björgvin Magnússon  made his senior-career debut with Knattspyrnufélagið Fram and went on to play with other clubs including Juventus and CSKA Moscow. He won the 2018 Russian Super Cup with the latter and joined Panathinaikos in July 2022. He plays for Iceland and was part of the nation’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup.

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Arnór Ingvi Traustason
(Icelandic Footballer Who Is a Midfielder for the Swedish Club IFK Norrköping)
Arnór Ingvi Traustason
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Birthdate: April 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Keflavík

Icelandic footballer Arnór Ingvi Traustason began his senior career with Keflavík and then also represented teams such as Rapid Wien, Malmö FF, and New England Revolution. The midfielder also plays for the Iceland national team and the Swedish club IFK Norrköping and won the 2015 Allsvenskan with the latter.

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Viðar Örn Kjartansson
(Icelandic Professional Football Striker)
Viðar Örn Kjartansson
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Birthdate: March 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Selfoss

Icelandic professional football striker Viðar Örn Kjartansson presently plays for the Super League Greece club Atromitos. He made his senior debut for Selfoss. His achievements so far includes becoming Úrvalsdeild Top Goalscorer (2013), Tippeligaen top scorer (2014) and Israeli Premier League Top Goalscorer (2016–17); and winning Chinese FA Cup (2015) with Jiangsu Sainty and Allsvenskan (2016) with Malmö FF.    

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Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson
(Icelandic Footballer Who Represents Molde as a Forward)
Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson
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Birthdate: February 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Akranes, Iceland

Icelandic footballer Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson started his career with ÍA and later also played for the Wolverhampton Wanderers. He now represents the Norwegian club Molde as a forward and won the Tippeligaen and the Norwegian Cup with them in 2014. He also plays for the Iceland national team.

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Hermann Hreiðarsson
(Icelandic Retired Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Hermann Hreiðarsson
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Birthdate: July 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reykjavík
Hermann Hreiðarsson is an Icelandic retired football player who played as a defender for the Iceland national football team from 1996 to 2011. He also played for popular clubs like ÍBV and Ipswich Town. After retiring as a player, Hermann Hreiðarsson went on to establish himself as a manager. He is the current manager of the ÍBV men's football team.
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Sveindís Jane Jónsdóttir
(Icelandic Footballer Who is a Forward for VfL Wolfsburg)
Sveindís Jane Jónsdóttir
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Birthdate: June 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iceland

Icelandic footballer Sveindís Jane Jónsdóttir represents the German club VfL Wolfsburg as a forward. She has won the 2020 Icelandic Championship with Breiðablik and the 2022 Frauen-Bundesliga with VfL Wolfsburg. She was also named the 2021 Icelandic Women's Footballer of the Year and the 2020 Úrvalsdeild Player of the Year.

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Aron Pálmarsson
(Icelandic Handballer Who Won Bronze with National Team at 2010 European Championship)
Aron Pálmarsson
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Birthdate: July 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Icelandic handballer Aron Pálmarsson made his senior career debut with Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar . He presently plays for Aalborg Håndbold and the Icelandic national handball team. So far Pálmarsson has achieved several feats including winning bronze with national team at 2010 European Championship; Bundesliga (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) with THW Kiel; and Copa ASOBAL(2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) with FC Barcelona.

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Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir
(Icelandic Footballer Who Is a Midfielder for Juventus FC)
Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir
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Birthdate: September 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iceland

Icelandic footballer Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir now plays for Juventus FC as a midfielder. She has previously had successful stints with Olympique Lyonnais, Rosengård, and VfL Wolfsburg. She made headlines when she trained during pregnancy and returned to the field immediately after having a baby in late 2021.

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Peter Ronson
(Olympic Athlete and Actor of the Film ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’)
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Birthdate: April 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iceland
Died: January 16, 2007

Icelandic born athlete and actor Peter Ronson is known for taking part in the 110 metres hurdles event at the 1960 Summer Olympics held in Rome. He is also remembered for essaying the role of Hans Bjelke and contributing as a technical adviser in the blockbuster hit 1959 American science fiction adventure film Journey to the Center of the Earth.

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Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson
(Former Handballer Who Set New World Record for Most Goals Scored in Men's Handball)
Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson
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Birthdate: August 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Icelandic former handballer Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, who presently serves as coach of VfL Gummersbach, is noted for breaking the world record of Hungarian Péter Kovács for most goals scored in international men's handball in 2018. Other achievements of Sigurðsson includes winning silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze at the 2010 European Championship with Icelandic national handball team.

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Guðjón Baldvinsson
(Icelandic Footballer Who Is a Striker for KR Reykjavík)
Guðjón Baldvinsson
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Birthdate: February 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Garðabær

Icelandic footballer Guðjón Baldvinsson plays as a striker for KR Reykjavík. Starting his career with Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan, he later also played for the Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League. He has also had successful stints with the Danish club FC Nordsjælland and the Swedish club GAIS.

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Fiann Paul
(A Psychologist, Photographer, and Athlete Who Is the Most Record-Breaking Ocean Rower)
Fiann Paul
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Poland

Apart from being a Jungian psychoanalyst, Fiann Paul also holds the highest number of Guinness records in a single sport. He is the fastest and most record-breaking ocean rower, a talented photographer of indigenous life, and the first person row over all 4 oceans. He is also an expert in depth psychology.

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Tryggvi Hlinason
(Icelandic Basketball Player Who Plays for the Spanish Team Basket Zaragoza)
Tryggvi Hlinason
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Birthdate: October 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Þingeyjarsveit, Iceland

Known as much for his football skills as for his 7’ 1” frame, Icelandic basketball player Tryggvi Hlinason represents the Spanish team Basket Zaragoza. Born and raised on an isolated farm, he later began his basketball career with Þór Akureyri. He is a GSSE bronze winner and has also won the Spanish Supercup.

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Mikael Anderson
(Icelandic Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Mikael Anderson
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Birthdate: July 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandgerði, Iceland

Mikael Anderson is an Icelandic football player who plays for the national football team as well as Aarhus Gymnastikforening. A midfielder, Anderson also holds Danish citizenship and has played for both Denmark and Iceland at youth levels.

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Dagný Brynjarsdóttir
(Icelandic Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Dagný Brynjarsdóttir
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Birthdate: August 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hella, Iceland
Dagný Brynjarsdóttir is an Icelandic football player who plays as a midfielder for the Iceland women's national football team. She is also currently playing for the West Ham United Women Football Club. Over the course of her career, Dagný Brynjarsdóttir has won several national football tournaments such as the Icelandic Women's Football Cup and the Icelandic Women's Super Cup.
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Viktor Gísli Hallgrímsson
(Icelandic Handball Player Who Plays for the French Club HBC Nantes)
Viktor Gísli Hallgrímsson
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Birthdate: July 24, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Icelandic handball player Viktor Gísli Hallgrímsson represents the French club HBC Nantes and has previously played for the Icelandic club Fram and the Danish club GOG Håndbold. He also plays for the Icelandic national team and was named the 2022 All-Star goalkeeper of the European Championship.

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Martin Hermannsson
(Icelandic Basketball Player Who Represents Valencia as a Point Guard/Shooting Guard)
Martin Hermannsson
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Birthdate: September 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Icelandic basketball player Martin Hermannsson began his senior career at age 15. He now plays as a point guard/shooting guard for the Spanish club Valencia. The 5-time Icelandic Basketball Player of the Year is also a German and Icelandic Basketball Cup winner. He also has a GSSE silver and bronze in his kitty.

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Dagur Sigurðsson
(Icelandic Former Handball Player Who Played as a Centre Back)
Dagur Sigurðsson
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Birthdate: April 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Dagur Sigurðsson is an Icelandic former handball player who played for the Icelandic men's national handball team from 1992 to 2005. Currently working as a coach, Sigurðsson helped the German team win the gold medal and the bronze medal at the 2016 European Championship and 2016 Olympics respectively. Sigurðsson is the current head coach of the Japan national handball team.        

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Jón Arnór Stefánsson
(Icelandic Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Shooting Guard)
Jón Arnór Stefánsson
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Birthdate: September 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skövde, Sweden

Jón Arnór Stefánsson is an Icelandic professional basketball player who played for the national team from 2000 to 2019. In 2014, he was named Icelandic Sportsperson of the Year. Jón Arnór Stefánsson has also played for popular clubs like Dynamo Saint Petersburg and Valencia Basket. He has also won several tournaments, including the Icelandic Men's Basketball Cup.

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Pétur Guðmundsson
(Icelandic Retired Basketball Player Who Played as a Center)
Pétur Guðmundsson
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Birthdate: October 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Pétur Guðmundsson is an Icelandic retired basketball player who became the first Icelander ever to play in the NBA in 1981 when he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers. In 2001, the Icelandic Basketball Association named him the Icelandic Player of the 20th century. Pétur Guðmundsson embarked on a coaching career after his retirement as a player. 

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Ólafur Stefánsson
(Icelandic Retired Handball Player Who Played as a Right Back)
Ólafur Stefánsson
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Birthdate: July 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Ólafur Stefánsson is an Icelandic retired handball player who played as a right back for the Icelandic men's national handball team from 1992 to 2013. In 2008, he helped his national team win the silver medal at the Summer Olympics in Beijing. In 2010, Ólafur Stefánsson was part of the team that won the bronze medal at the European Championship.

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Alexander Petersson
(Icelandic Retired Handball Player Who Played as a Right Back)
Alexander Petersson
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Birthdate: July 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Alexander Petersson is a Latvian-born Icelandic retired handball player who represented the Icelandic men's national team from 2005 to 2021. In 2008, he helped his national team win the silver medal at the Summer Olympics in Beijing. In 2010, Alexander Petersson was part of the team that won the bronze medal at the European Championship in Austria.

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Sigvaldi Guðjónsson
(Icelandic Handball Player Who Plays as a Right Wing)
Sigvaldi Guðjónsson
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Birthdate: July 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Sigvaldi Guðjónsson is an Icelandic professional handball player who plays as a right wing for the men's national handball team. In 2019, he was part of the team that competed at the World Men's Handball Championship. Sigvaldi Guðjónsson has also played for popular clubs like Aarhus Håndbold and Elverum Håndball.

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Alfreð Gíslason
(Icelandic Former Handball Player)
Alfreð Gíslason
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Birthdate: September 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Akureyri, Iceland

Alfreð Gíslason is an Icelandic former handball player who scored 542 goals for the national team in 190 games. In 1989, he was named Icelandic Sportsperson of the Year. Alfreð Gíslason is the present head coach of the Germany national handball team. In 2019, he was made a National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland Hall of Fame inductee.

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Elín Metta Jensen
(Icelandic Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Elín Metta Jensen
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Birthdate: March 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Elín Metta Jensen is an Icelandic football player who plays as a striker for the women's national football team and Valur. Elín has helped Valur win prestigious tournaments such as the Icelandic Women's Cup and Icelandic Women's Super Cup. Elín Metta Jensen has also represented her country in important tournaments like the 2013 and 2017 UEFA Women's Championship.

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Kristian Hlynsson
(Icelandic Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
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Birthdate: January 23, 2004
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

Kristian Hlynsson is an Icelandic football player who plays for Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax. Although he was born in Denmark, Hlynsson chose to represent Iceland internationally at youth levels. Kristian Hlynsson is currently a part of the Iceland men's national under-21 football team.