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2021–22 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (handball)

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Úrvalsdeild kvenna
Season2021–22
ChampionFram
RelegatedAfturelding
All statistics correct as of 21 June 2022.

The 2021–22 Úrvalsdeild kvenna, known as the Olís-deildin for sponsorship reasons, was the 83rd season of the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, Iceland's premier women's handball league.

KA/Þór are the defending champions, from the 2020–21 season, where they won their first title.[1]

Team information

Following eight teams are competing in the 2021–21 Úrvalsdeild kvenna hanbolti.

Team. Town Arena Capacity
Valur Reykjavík Origo-höllin 2,000
Fram Framhúsið 1,200
KA/Þór Akureyri KA heimilið 1,000
Stjarnan Garðabær TM-höllin 2,000
Haukar Handball Hafnarfjörður Schenker-höllin 1,800
ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar Íþróttamiðstöðin Vestmannaeyja 800
Kópavogs Kópavogur Kórinn 400
Afturelding Mosfellsbær Íþróttahúsið Varmá 2,000

Head coaches

Team Head coach
Valur Iceland Ágúst Þór Jóhannsson
ÍBV Iceland Sigurður Bragason
Iceland Hilmar Ágús Björnsson
Stjarnan Iceland Rakel Dögg Bragadóttir
Kópavogs Iceland Halldór Harri Kristjánsson
Fram Iceland Stefán Arnarsson
KA/Þór Iceland Andri Snær Stefánsson
Afturelding Iceland Guðmundur Helgi Pálsson
Haukar Handball Iceland Gunnar Gunnarsson

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KA/Þór

KA/Þór

KA/Þór is a women's handball team located in Akureyri, Iceland. It is a joint team of Knattspyrnufélag Akureyrar (KA) and Þór Akureyri. In 2021, the team won the Icelandic championship for the first time.

Capital Region (Iceland)

Capital Region (Iceland)

The Capital Region is a region in southwestern Iceland that comprises the national capital Reykjavík and six municipalities around it. Each municipality has its own elected council. Municipal governments in the region cooperate extensively in various fields: for example waste policy, shared public transport and a joint fire brigade. The region is home to 64% of Iceland's population.

Reykjavík

Reykjavík

Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói bay. Its latitude is 64°08' N, making it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. With a population of around 131,136, it is the centre of Iceland's cultural, economic, and governmental activity, and is a popular tourist destination.

Fram women's handball

Fram women's handball

The Fram women's handball team is the women's handball section of Icelandic multi-sport club Fram from Reykjavík. It currently plays in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna. It won both the national championship and the Icelandic Cup in 2018.

Kópavogur

Kópavogur

Kópavogur is a town in Iceland that is the country's second largest municipality by population.

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs (HK) or HK Iceland is an Icelandic sports club from the town of Kópavogur, mainly known for its football and handball teams. The club has a football team playing in the top tier of Icelandic football.

Hafnarfjörður

Hafnarfjörður

Hafnarfjörður, officially Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður, is a port town and municipality in Iceland, located about 10 km (6 mi) south of Reykjavík. The municipality consists of two non-contiguous areas in the Capital Region, on the southwest coast of the country. At about 30,000 inhabitants, Hafnarfjörður is the third-most populous city in Iceland after Reykjavík and Kópavogur. It has established local industry and a variety of urban activities, with annual festival events.

Haukar Handball

Haukar Handball

Haukar is the handball section of Icelandic sports club Haukar from Hafnarfjörður. Haukar do currently play in the Olís deildin. Haukar have often competed in the EHF Champions League among great results are victories over US Créteil Handball and FC Barcelona.

Garðabær

Garðabær

Garðabær is a municipality in the Capital Region of Iceland.

Stjarnan women's handball

Stjarnan women's handball

The Stjarnan women's handball team is the women's handball department of Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan multi-sport club. As of the 2021–21-2018 season, they are competing in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna and the current head coach is former National team player Rakel Dögg Bragadóttir, since March 2020.

Mosfellsbær

Mosfellsbær

Mosfellsbær is a town in south-west Iceland, 12 kilometres east of the country's capital, Reykjavík.

Hlíðarendi (stadium)

Hlíðarendi (stadium)

Hlíðarendi is a multi-purpose stadium in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is the home-court of Valur's football, basketball and handball teams. The football stadium holds 2,465 people, including 1,201 in seats. The indoor court holds 1,300 people in seats.

Regular season

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Valur 8 7 0 1 236 176 +60 14 Division Champion + Championship Play-Off
2 Fram 8 6 1 1 217 198 +19 13 Championship Play-Off
3 KA/Þór 7 5 1 1 198 181 +17 11
4 Haukar 8 4 1 3 220 215 +5 9
5 Kópavogs 8 3 1 4 190 199 −9 7
6 Stjarnan 8 2 0 6 191 215 −24 4
7 ÍBV 7 2 0 5 180 183 −3 4
8 Afturelding 8 0 0 8 165 230 −65 0 Relegated
Updated to match(es) played on 22 November 2021. Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.

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Fram women's handball

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The Fram women's handball team is the women's handball section of Icelandic multi-sport club Fram from Reykjavík. It currently plays in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna. It won both the national championship and the Icelandic Cup in 2018.

KA/Þór

KA/Þór

KA/Þór is a women's handball team located in Akureyri, Iceland. It is a joint team of Knattspyrnufélag Akureyrar (KA) and Þór Akureyri. In 2021, the team won the Icelandic championship for the first time.

Haukar Handball

Haukar Handball

Haukar is the handball section of Icelandic sports club Haukar from Hafnarfjörður. Haukar do currently play in the Olís deildin. Haukar have often competed in the EHF Champions League among great results are victories over US Créteil Handball and FC Barcelona.

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs (HK) or HK Iceland is an Icelandic sports club from the town of Kópavogur, mainly known for its football and handball teams. The club has a football team playing in the top tier of Icelandic football.

Stjarnan women's handball

Stjarnan women's handball

The Stjarnan women's handball team is the women's handball department of Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan multi-sport club. As of the 2021–21-2018 season, they are competing in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna and the current head coach is former National team player Rakel Dögg Bragadóttir, since March 2020.

ÍBV women's handball

ÍBV women's handball

The ÍBV women's handball team is the women's handball department of ÍBV-íþróttafélag. As of the 2017-2018 season, they play in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna.

Ungmennafélagið Afturelding

Ungmennafélagið Afturelding

Ungmennafélagið Afturelding, commonly known as Afturelding or UMFA, is an Icelandic multi-sports club from the town of Mosfellsbær located just north of the capital Reykjavík. The club was founded in 1909 and today is primarily known for its handball, football and volleyball teams.

Source: "2021–22 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (handball)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2021–22_Úrvalsdeild_kvenna_(handball).

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References
  1. ^ Ingvi Þór Sæmundsson; Andri Már Eggertsson (6 June 2021). "Umfjöllun, viðtöl og myndir: Valur - KA/Þór 23-25 - KA/Þór Íslandsmeistari í fyrsta sinn". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 June 2021.
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