Björgvin Björgvinsson

Björgvin Björgvinsson ( born January 11, 1980 in Dalvik ) is an Icelandic skier.


Björgvinsson is like Kristinn Björnsson, the most successful to date Icelandic skiers, mainly slalom skier. Compared to his fellow countryman but the successes of Björgvinsson were far more modest. Since his youth he had worked for a few hundred races, but only in lower-rated competitions such as the FIS race or national championships achieved victories or top positions. In the European Cup four placings get him in the top ten - all at indoor race at the indoor ski slopes of Landgraaf and Amneville. After his World Cup debut in 2000 Todtnau Björgvinsson is in most European World Cup slalom race at the start since the 2004/2005 season. The qualification for the second round as well as the profit of World Cup points succeeded in twice so far: On 6 January 2009, he finished the slalom in Zagreb rank 25 and just a year later he came back to Zagreb 24th place

At Alpine World Championships Björgvin Björgvinsson took four part (St. Anton am Arlberg 2001, St. Moritz 2003, Bormio 2005 Åre and 2007), where he went to the start except in the slalom and giant slalom. His best World Cup result is 28th place in the slalom in Bormio. In Salt Lake City in 2002 and Turin in 2006, he was a member of the Icelandic Olympic team. In 2002, he resigned in two trials of twice, He finally succeeded in 2006 with rank 22 in the slalom a good Olympic result.


Olympic games

  • Turin 2006: 22 Slalom
  • Vancouver 2010: 43 Giant Slalom

World Championships

  • St. Moritz 2003: 35th slalom
  • Bormio 2005: 28 Slalom

Junior World Championships

  • Megève 1998: 12 Giant Slalom, Super -G 57
  • Pra Loup 1999: 28 Super -G
  • Quebec 2000: 23 Giant Slalom

World Cup

  • 2 rankings in the top 30

Continental Cups

  • 4 Top 10 finishes in the European Cup
  • 9 wins in the Australian New Zealand Cup