Sports in Icelandic

Sports is a great topic for conversation. The below list of sport names in Icelandic helps you to get familiar with Olympic and other sports in Icelandic. For even more Icelandic vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Icelandic at the end of the page.
Summer Sports in Icelandic
Winter Sports in Icelandic
Water Sports in Icelandic
Team Sports in Icelandic

Summer Sports in Icelandic

tennis in Icelandic(M) tennis (tennis - tenniss - tennisar)
badminton in Icelandic(N) badminton (badminton - badmintons - badminton)
golf in Icelandic(N) golf (golf - golfs - golf)
cycling in Icelandic(F) hjólreiðar (hjólreiðar - hjólreiða - hjólreiðar)
table tennis in Icelandic(M) borðtennis (borðtennis - borðtenniss - borðtennisar)
triathlon in Icelandic(F) þríþraut (þríþraut - þríþrautar - þríþrautir)
wrestling in Icelandic(F) glíma (glíma - glímu - glímur)
judo in Icelandic(N) júdó (júdó - júdós - júdó)
fencing in Icelandic(F) skylmingar (skylmingar - skylminga - skylmingar)
archery in Icelandic(F) bogfimi (bogfimi - bogfimi - bogfimi)
boxing in Icelandic(M) hnefaleikar (hnefaleikar - hnefaleika - hnefaleikar)
gymnastics in Icelandic(M) fimleikar (fimleikar - fimleika - fimleikar)
weightlifting in Icelandic(F) lyftingar (lyftingar - lyftinga - lyftingar)

Winter Sports in Icelandic

skiing in Icelandic(N) skíði (skíði - skíðis - skíði)
snowboarding in Icelandic(N) snjóbretti (snjóbretti - snjóbrettis - snjóbretti)
ice skating in Icelandic(M) skautar (skauti - skauta - skautar)
ice hockey in Icelandic(N) íshokkí (íshokkí - íshokkís - íshokkí)
biathlon in Icelandic(F) skíðaskotfimi (skíðaskotfimi - skíðaskotfimi - skíðaskotfimi)
luge in Icelandic(F) sleðakeppni (sleðakeppni - sleðakeppni - sleðakeppnir)
ski jumping in Icelandic(N) skíðastökk (skíðastökk - skíðastökks - skíðastökk)

Water Sports in Icelandic

swimming in Icelandic(N) sund (sund - sunds - sund)
water polo in Icelandic(M) sundknattleikur (sundknattleikur - sundknattleiks - sundknattleikir)
surfing in Icelandic(N) brimbrettabrun (brimbrettabrun - brimbrettabruns - brimbrettabrun)
rowing in Icelandic(M) róður (róður - róðrar - róðrar)
windsurfing in Icelandic(F) seglbrettasiglingar (seglbrettasiglingar - seglbrettasiglinga - seglbrettasiglingar)
sailing in Icelandic(F) siglingar (siglingar - siglinga - siglingar)

Team Sports in Icelandic

football in Icelandic(M) fótbolti (fótbolti - fótbolta - fótboltar)
basketball in Icelandic(M) körfubolti (körfubolti - körfubolta - körfuboltar)
volleyball in Icelandic(N) blak (blak - blaks - blök)
cricket in Icelandic(N) krikket (krikket - krikkets - krikket)
baseball in Icelandic(M) hafnabolti (hafnabolti - hafnabolta - hafnaboltar)
rugby in Icelandic(M) ruðningur (ruðningur - ruðnings - ruðningar)
handball in Icelandic(M) handbolti (handbolti - handbolta - handboltar)
field hockey in Icelandic(N) landhokkí (landhokkí - landhokkís - landhokkí)
beach volleyball in Icelandic(N) strandblak (strandblak - strandblaks - strandblök)
Australian football in Icelandic(M) Ástralskur fótbolti (Ástralskur fótbolti - Ástralsks fótbolta - Ástralskir fótboltar)
American football in Icelandic(M) Amerískur fótbolti (Amerískur fótbolti - Amerísks fótbolta - Amerískir fótboltar)

Sports in Icelandic

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