Iceland at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Iceland At The 1992 Summer Olympics

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Iceland at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Iceland competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Results by event

Athletics

Men's Javelin Throw
* Qualification — 79.50 m
* Final — 80.34 m (→ 5th place)


* Qualification — 78.70 m (→ did not advance)


Men's Discus Throw
* Qualification — 60.20 m
* Final — 60.06 m (→ 11th place)


Men's Shot Put
* Qualification — 19.15 m (→ did not advance)


Handball

Men's Team Competition

The Icelandic handball team had a difficult time getting to the 1992 Summer Olympics. Due to the Yugoslavian civil war and the exclusion of the Yugoslavian team from the event, Iceland received a late ticket to the Barcelona Games. With a short preparation, the team was not favored going into the Olympics, but ended up in the semi-finals. They ended up in fourth place; Kristján Arason played on the Icelandic team.

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
* Iceland – Brazil 19-18
* Iceland – Czechoslovakia 16-16
* Iceland – Hungary 22-16
* Iceland – South Korea 26-24
* Iceland –......
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