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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?"

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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from 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 ...more

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Birthplace: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

Nationality: Iceland

Team: Kristianstads DFF

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Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Iceland
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Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir


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 listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from 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 ...more

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Birthplace: Iceland

Nationality: Iceland

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