Stjarnan


Ungmennafélagið Stjarnan, commonly known as Stjarnan, is an Icelandic multi-sports club specialising in handball, football, basketball, volleyball and gymnastics located in Garðabær.

Stjarnan
Full nameUngmennafélagið Stjarnan
Short nameStjarnan
SportsBasketball

Football
Gymnastics
Handball

Volleyball
Founded1960; 61 years ago (1960)
Based inGarðabær

Basketball


Men's basketball

As of the 2017–2018 season, Stjarnan men's basketball team plays in Úrvalsdeild karla.[1]

Women's basketball

Stjarnan finished first in the women's Division I in 2015 and defeated Njarðvík in the playoffs to win promotion to the top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna for the first time in its history.[2][3] As of the 2017–2018 season, Stjarnan women's team plays in Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[4]

Football


Men's football

The men's team has played in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla since 2009. In 2014, Stjarnan won their first ever Úrvalsdeild karla title by going through the season unbeaten and equalled the Úrvalsdeild point record of 52 points.[5]

Women's football

Stjarnan women's football team plays in Iceland's top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna. In 2011 the team won the championship two weeks before the end.[6] The team also reached the final of the Icelandic Women's Cup in 1993 and 2010, losing 1–3 and 0–1 respectively.[7] The team won the cup eventually in 2012 with a 1–0 win over Valur.[8] In 2013 they won their second league title, winning every single game that season thus not dropping a single point.[9]

Handball


Men's handball

Trophies and achievements
  • Icelandic Handball Cup (4):
    • 1987, 1989, 2006, 2007
  • Division II (2):
    • 1982, 2016
  • Division III (3):
    • 1974, 1976, 1981

Women's handball

Trophies and achievements
  • Icelandic champions (7):
    • 1991, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Icelandic Handball Cup (7):
    • 1989, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2016
  • Division II (3):
    • 20051, 20061, 20071

1 B-team

Source

Volleyball


Men's volleyball

Trophies and achievements
  • Icelandic champions (5):
    • 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Icelandic Volleyball Cup (6):
    • 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

References


  1. "Domino´s deild karla (2017–2018 Tímabil)". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. "Stjarnan upp í úrvalsdeild". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 14 April 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  3. "Kæru Njarðvíkur vísað frá – Stjarnan leikur í efstu deild". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). 22 April 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  4. "Domino´s deild kvenna (2017–2018 Tímabil)". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  5. "Stjarnan Íslandsmeistari í fyrsta sinn". Morgunblaðið. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  6. "Stjarnan women win 1st championship" (in Icelandic). stjarnan.is. 31 August 2011. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
  7. "Bikarmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna" (in Icelandic). ksi.is. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  8. "Kate Deines and Veronica Perez Win Icelandic Cup".
  9. "Stjarnan storm to Iceland's women's title". freenewspos.com. 29 August 2013. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2013.