Judo in Iceland

Judo in Iceland is modest. Bjarni Fridriksson was the best judoka with an Olympic bronze medal in 1984 in Los Angeles. Later Bjarni Fridriksson became General Secretary of the Iceland Judo Federation. Vernhard Thorleifsson was a good heavyweight who won World Cup medals and Thormodur Jonsson was super heavyweight who won Judo World Cup medals such as the European Open in Glasgow in 2015. Thormodur Jonsson won the Nordic Championships and participated at the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016. The Nordic Championships of 2015 were held in Reykjavik.

Judo legends B S G

  • Bjarni Fridriksson
  • 100

Bjarni Fridriksson - Super star

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Sveinbjörn Iura
  • 100

Latest videos

Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Reykjavik Judo OpenITReykjavik25 Jan 2020
Icelandic Championships ReykjavikNCReykjavik27 Apr 2019
Reykjavik Judo OpenITReykjavik26 Jan 2019
Icelandic Championships ReykjavikNCReykjavik5 May 2018
Icelandic U21 Championships ReykjavikNJunReykjavik14 Apr 2018


Name Birthdate Age
Hjordis Erna Olafsdottir11 Aug 197941 years
Baldur Pálsson22 Aug 196852 years
Jonas Jonasson23 Aug 197644 years
Hermann Unnarsson24 Aug 198634 years
Gigja Gudbrandsdottir31 Aug 197842 years