Kári Kristján Kristjánsson

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Kári Kristján Kristjánsson
Kári Kristján Kristjánsson

Kári Kristján Kristjánsson (center)

Player information
birthday October 28, 1984
place of birth Vestmannaeyjar , IcelandIcelandIceland 
citizenship IcelandersIcelanders Icelandic
height 1.98 m
Playing position Circular rotor
Throwing hand right
Club information
society ÍBV
Jersey number 46
Clubs in the youth
from ... to society
0000-0000 IcelandIceland Þór Vestmannaeyjum
0000- IcelandIceland ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar
Clubs as active
from ... to society
0000-2009 IcelandIceland Haukar Hafnarfjörður
2009-2010 SwitzerlandSwitzerland ZMC Amicitia Zurich
2010-2013 GermanyGermany HSG Wetzlar
2013-2014 DenmarkDenmark Bjerringbro-Silkeborg
2014-2015 IcelandIceland Valur Reykjavík
2015– IcelandIceland ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar
National team
Debut on May 21, 2005
against FaroeseFaroe Islands Faroe Islands
  Games (goals)
IcelandIceland Iceland 137 (162)

As of December 15, 2019

Kári Kristján Kristjánsson (born October 28, 1984 in Vestmannaeyjar ) is an Icelandic handball player .

The 1.98 m tall runner plays for the Icelandic first division club ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar and for the Icelandic national handball team .


Kári Kristján played in his youth for the Icelandic clubs Þór Vestmannaeyjum and ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar before he was discovered by the first division club Haukar Hafnarfjörður . Here he was able to gain international experience in European club competitions. He played in the 2005/06 and 2008/09 seasons in the EHF Champions League , in the 2006/07 season in the EHF Cup and in the 2008/09 EHF Cup Winners Cup . For the 2009/10 season he was signed by Amicitia Zurich and also used in the EHF Champions League. With Amicitia, Kári Kristján reached the Swiss runner-up this season. For the 2010/11 season the HSG Wetzlar brought the circle runner into the handball Bundesliga . On April 4, 2013, his contract was terminated without notice by the HSG Wetzlar after he played for the Icelandic national team despite being on sick leave and without the consent of the club. In the 2013/14 season he ran for the Danish first division club Bjerringbro-Silkeborg . He then joined Valur Reykjavík . He has been playing for ÍBV since summer 2015. With ÍBV he won the Icelandic Championship and the Icelandic Cup in 2018.

At the handball world championship in Sweden in 2011 , Kári Kristján played his first major international tournament as a national player and achieved sixth place with Iceland . At the European Handball Championship in Serbia in 2012 , he reached tenth place with Iceland. In summer 2012 he took part in the Olympic Games in London .

Bundesliga record

season society Division Games Gates 7 meters Field gates
2010/11 HSG Wetzlar Bundesliga 32 90 2 88
2011/12 HSG Wetzlar Bundesliga 32 103 6th 97
2012/13 HSG Wetzlar Bundesliga 22nd 39 0 39
2010-2013 total Bundesliga 86 232 8th 224

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. mbl.is: Kári Kristján Kristjánsson , accessed on November 24, 2018
  2. www.hsi.is A landslið karla l 28 manna hópur fyrir EM2020 accessed on December 15, 2019
  3. www.eurohandball.com
  4. ^ Page of the HSG Wetzlar ( Memento from September 27, 2011 in the Internet Archive )
  5. HSG Wetzlar resigns Kari K. Kristjansson without notice
  6. ^ Kristjansson joins Bjerringbro-Silkeborg
  7. Kári Kristján til liðs við Val
  8. Kári: Verður lítið vesen að rassskella þá
  9. www.london2012.com: Iceland - Team Rosters , accessed August 1, 2012