Iceland at the
Olympics
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IOC codeISL
NOCNational Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Websitewww.isi.is (in Icelandic)
Medals
Ranked 120th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Athletes from Iceland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908.[1]

The National Olympic Committee was created in 1921 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1935. After 1936, Iceland has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since. Iceland has also participated in all but one edition of the Winter Olympic Games since 1948, missing only the 1972 Winter Games.

Icelandic athletes have won a total of four medals, two in athletics, one in judo and one in handball.

Medal tables

See also: All-time Olympic Games medal table

Medals by Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Sweden 1912 Stockholm 2 0 0 0 0
Germany 1936 Berlin 12 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 1948 London 20 0 0 0 0
Finland 1952 Helsinki 9 0 0 0 0
Australia 1956 Melbourne 2 0 1 0 1 31
Italy 1960 Rome 9 0 0 0 0
Japan 1964 Tokyo 4 0 0 0 0
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 7 0 0 0 0
West Germany 1972 Munich 25 0 0 0 0
Canada 1976 Montreal 13 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 9 0 0 0 0
United States 1984 Los Angeles 32 0 0 1 1 43
South Korea 1988 Seoul 32 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 27 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 9 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 18 0 0 1 1 71
Greece 2004 Athens 26 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 29 0 1 0 1 70
United Kingdom 2012 London 28 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 8 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo 4 0 0 0 0
France 2024 Paris future event
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Australia 2032 Brisbane
Total 0 2 2 4 118

Medals by Winter Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Switzerland 1948 St. Moritz 4 0 0 0 0
Norway 1952 Oslo 11 0 0 0 0
Italy 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 7 0 0 0 0
United States 1960 Squaw Valley 4 0 0 0 0
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 5 0 0 0 0
France 1968 Grenoble 4 0 0 0 0
Austria 1976 Innsbruck 8 0 0 0 0
United States 1980 Lake Placid 6 0 0 0 0
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo 5 0 0 0 0
Canada 1988 Calgary 3 0 0 0 0
France 1992 Albertville 5 0 0 0 0
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 5 0 0 0 0
Japan 1998 Nagano 7 0 0 0 0
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 6 0 0 0 0
Italy 2006 Turin 5 0 0 0 0
Canada 2010 Vancouver 4 0 0 0 0
Russia 2014 Sochi 5 0 0 0 0
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 5 0 0 0 0
China 2022 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0 -
Italy 2026 Milan–Cortina future event
Total 0 0 0 0 -

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics0112
Handball0101
Judo0011
Totals (3 entries)0224

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Vilhjálmur Einarsson Australia 1956 Melbourne
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Athletics
Men's triple jump
 Bronze Bjarni Friðriksson United States 1984 Los Angeles
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Judo
Men's 95 kg
 Bronze Vala Flosadóttir Australia 2000 Sydney
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Athletics
Women's pole vault
 Silver China 2008 Beijing
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Handball
Men's competition

See also

References