Ungmennafélagið Skallagrímur

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Ungmennafélagið Skallagrímur
Full nameUngmennafélagið Skallagrímur
Short nameSkallagrímur
Founded3 December 1916
Based in Borgarnes

Ungmennafélagið Skallagrímur, known as UMF Skallagrímur or just Skallagrímur, is a multi-sports club from Borgarnes, Iceland. It was founded on 3 December 1916. [1] [2] Each sport has its own division with a separate board, football, basketball, badminton, swimming, weightlifting and athletics. Unusually for a sports club, there is a non-sport division, for acting (theatre), with the club staging a play every year. [2]

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Basketball

Men's basketball

Skallagrímur men's basketball is the men's basketball department of Ungmennafélagið Skallagrímur.

Women's basketball

Skallagrímur women's basketball is the women's basketball department of Ungmennafélagið Skallagrímur. It won the national championship in 1964. In 2017 it made it to the Icelandic Basketball Cup finals where it lost to Keflavík, 65–62. [3]

Football

Men's football

The men's football team won the third-tier 2. deild karla in 1983 and 1994. in 1996, the team was promoted to the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla where it played one season before being relegated back to 1. deild karla. [4]

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References

  1. "Fagnaður á laugardaginn í tilefni 100 ára afmælis Skallagríms". Skessuhorn (in Icelandic). 30 November 2016. p. 23. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  2. 1 2 "Ungmennafélagið Skallagrímur í Borgarnesi fimmtíu ára". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). 13 December 1966. p. 6. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  3. Keflavík bikarmeistari í 14. sinn
  4. Magnús Már Einarsson (4 April 2012). "Skallagrímur ekki með í þriðju deildinni í sumar". fotbolti.net (in Icelandic). Retrieved 4 June 2018.