Athletes Famous Athletes from Faroe Islands

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List of famous athletes from Faroe Islands, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Faroe Islands has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Faroe Islands athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Faroe Islands and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Faroe Islands then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list below has everything from Øssur Hansen to Torkil Nielsen.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Faroe Islands athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Faroe Islands?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Faroe Islands in order to get more information about each one.

BK Søllerød-Vedbæk Tem Willesmoes Thordan Hansen is a former Danish/Faroese professional football midfielder. Hansen began his professional career with 1. Division side B.93, making his debut in 2002 aged 17. He ...more

Jákup á Borg Faroe Islands national football team Jákup á Borg is a Faroese footballer currently playing for Faroe Islands Premier League team B36 Tórshavn.

B36 Tórshavn Atli Danielsen is a Faroese footballer who currently plays for KÍ Klaksvík in the Premier League of the Faroe Islands.

Blackburn Rovers F.C. Gunnar Nielsen is a Faroese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. Who currently plays for Icelandic club Stjarnan. Nielsen has also represented Havnar Bóltfelag, Boldklubben Frem, ...more

Jákup Mikkelsen ÍF Fuglafjørður Jákup Nolsøe Mikkelsen is a Faroese former football goalkeeper who last played for ÍF Fuglafjørður. He made 521 league appearances in representing six clubs in a ...more

Faroe Islands national football team Arnbjørn Theodor Hansen is a Faroese football striker who plays for EB/Streymur in the Faroe Islands Premier League. He also plays for the Faroe Islands national team.

Símun Samuelsen Símun Samuelsen is a Faroese football striker currently playing for HB Tórshavn after playing in Iceland for some years for Keflavik as a right or left winger but can also play as

ÍF Fuglafjørður Rógvi Jacobsen is a former Faroese footballer who last played as a forward for ÍF. He is also the all-time top scorer of the Faroe Islands national football team.

Boldklubben Frem Jón Rói Jacobsen is a former Faroese football defender.

FC Svendborg Julian Johnsson is a Faroese author and football midfielder, currently playing for Danish team Svendborg FB.

Óli Johannesen Óli Johannesen is a Faroese football player, currently playing for TB Tvøroyri.

Allan Mørkøre Allan Mørkøre is a former Faroese professional football midfielder. Now he is a manager for B71 Sandoy, which plays in the men's second best division. He was manager for AB from ...more

NSÍ Runavík Jens Martin Knudsen was a Faroese footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He was perhaps best known for wearing a hat in his matches as a result of an injury he suffered at age 14. He later ...more

Kurt Mørkøre Kurt Mørkøre is a former Faroese football midfielder or striker who is currently manager of the Norwegian club Averøykameratene. He is the elder brother of fellow Faroese ...more

Súni Olsen Súni Olsen is a Faroese professional football midfielder who currently plays at Faroese club Víkingur.

John Petersen John Petersen is a retired Faroese football striker and manager.

Hans Fróði Hansen Hans Fróði Hansen is a retired football player and now manager from the Faroe Islands, who had started a second career as fashion and beauty advisor under the name Hans F. Hansen of ...more

Andrew av Fløtum Andrew av Fløtum is a Faroese football striker, currently playing for Faroe Islands Premier League Football team HB Tórshavn.

Marni Djurhuus Marni Djurhuus is a Faroese football defender who currently plays for Faroe Islands Premier League team EB/Streymur.

Jan Dam Jan Dam is a former Faroese football, largely considered one of the best ever in his native country. He was especially popular back home for his fearless tackles and fighting spirit. At present, ...more

Christian Høgni Jacobsen Christian Høgni Jacobsen is a Faroese football striker, currently playing for B68 Toftir.

Ingi Højsted Ingi Højsted is a Faroese midfield football player, who currently plays for B36 Tórshavn.

Uni Jógvansson Arge is a Faroese journalist, writer, musician, singer, and a former international football striker. He is also a former handball player. He played 105 matches for the ...more

Jens Kristian Hansen Jens Kristian Hansen is a former Faroese football defender or midfielder.

Øssur Hansen Øssur Hansen is a Faroese football midfielder/defender who currently played for B68 Toftir in the Faroese Premier League. Hansen is amongst the 10 most capped players of the Faroe Islands ...more

Jóannes Jakobsen Jóannes Jakobsen is a former Faroese football defender, as well as musician and composer, having released three albums on the Faroe Islands and produced a number of albums for other ...more

Kári Reynheim Kári Reynheim is a former Faroese football striker. He is currently manager at NSÍ.

Abraham Løkin Abraham Løkin is a former Faroe Islands football player and former manager of Faroese football club ÍF Fuglafjørður. He is the father of Bogi Løkin and Karl ...more

Torkil Nielsen Torkil Nielsen is a former Faroese football midfielder. He is also one of the Faroe Islands' best chess players.

Regin Joensen

Sámal Joensen

Tróndur Kragesteen

Áki Mørk

Dánjal Tórgarð

Finnur Hansson

Hans Áki Dal-Christiansen

Heini Hanusarson

Ingi Olsen

Janus Sørensen

Jens Skipagøta

Karl Herup Olsen

Lars L. Black

Mortan Hansen

Mikkjal Thomassen Mikkjal Thomassen is a Faroese former footballer that played 13 times for the Faroe Islands national football team. He played for the clubs B36 Tórshavn and EB/Streymur. His last match ...more