Icelandic competitors Hlynur and Anita ready for Belgrade 2017

Icelandic Athletic Federation has confirmed the two competitors competing on behalf of Iceland in European Athletics Indoor competition taking place in Belgrade 3-5th of March. The athletes will be:

  • Anita Hinriksdottir, 800m
  • Hlynur Andresson, 3000m

Anita did qualify for the games as well as Arna Stefania Gudmundsdottir who unfortunately had to withdraw due to injuries. She is now looking ahead to a successful summer in her main event 400m hurdles.

Hlynur has been selected as the Icelandic male athlete closest to entry standard. Hlynur is currently competing for Easter Michigan University in USA (see here). He has progressed well lately in middle distance and has for the past weeks set two new Icelandic records, one in 3000m and one in 1 Mile race.