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Famous Female Athletes from Iceland

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List of popular female athletes from Iceland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Iceland has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous females that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Icelander female athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Iceland in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented female athletes of Iceland in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

List features Þórey Edda Elísdóttir, Margret Lara Vidarsdottir and more athletes.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Iceland?" and "Who are the greatest female Icelander athletes?"
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    Vala Flosadóttir is an Icelandic former athlete competing in the pole vault.more

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    • Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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    Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir

    Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a striker for Kristianstads DFF of the Swedish Damallsvenskan. She is the all-time top goalscorer of Iceland's national team and competed at the UEFA Women's Championships in 2009 and 2013. In a club career sometimes disrupted by injury ...more

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    • Birthplace: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
    • Team: Kristianstads DFF
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    Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir

    Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Iceland
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    Hólmfríður "Frida" Magnúsdóttir is an Icelandic footballer who plays for Avaldsnes IL in Norway. She plays as a left winger or as an attacking midfielder. Hólmfríður is part of Iceland's national team and represented her country at the 2009 and 2013 editions of the UEFA Women's Championship.more

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    • Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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    Þórey Edda Elísdóttir is an Icelandic former pole vaulter. Her personal best is 4.60 metres, achieved in July 2004 in Madrid. This is also the current national Icelandic record. At the 2008 Summer Olympics she did not qualify for final with the result 4.15 metres. Þórey Edda got her university degree in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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    Guðbjörg Gunnarsdóttir

    Guðbjörg "Gugga" Gunnarsdóttir is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for LSK Kvinner FK of the Norwegian Toppserien and Iceland's national team. She represented her country in the 2009 and 2013 editions of the UEFA Women's Championship. At club level Guðbjörg perviously represented ...more

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    • Birthplace: Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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    Þóra Björg Helgadóttir

    Þóra Björg Helgadóttir, commonly Anglicised as Thora Helgadottir, is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. Trained at university level in the United States, she formerly played for four seasons with Duke University's women's soccer team. She most recently played for Damallsvenskan club ...more

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    • Birthplace: Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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    Ásta Árnadóttir

    Ásta Árnadóttir is a Icelandic former footballer who was a defender. Ásta was part of Iceland's national team and was a member of the squad at UEFA Women's Euro 2009. Ásta has played for Tyresö FF in Sweden. She returned to Iceland to Valur in 2010 but was undecided on whether she'd play any more ...more

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    • Birthplace: Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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    Erna Björk Sigurðardóttir

    Erna Björk Sigurðardóttir is an Icelandic former footballer who played as a defender. She was part of Iceland's national team and competed in UEFA Women's Euro 2009. Erna captained Breiðablik. She retired after the 2009 season but her last match was with the national team against Portugal in the 2010 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Iceland
    • Nationality: Iceland
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