Kari Kristjansson Iceland

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

23 Apr 1981

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

HANDBALL

Kari Kristjansson competed in HANDBALL

Did you know?

  • There are seven players on a handball team and each match lasts 60 minutes and is a fast and furious hybrid of football and basketball.
  • The aim is to throw the ball into the opposition's goal. This happens often; as an example, France beat Iceland 28-23 in the 2008 men's Olympic final.
  • Both the men's and the women's Olympic handball tournaments involve 12 teams, divided into two pools of six.
  • The top four countries from each pool progress to the quarter-finals.
  • All pool matches are being played in the brand new Copper Box arena, while medal matches are in the Basketball Arena.

Related pages

Iceland Handball

Appearances for Kari Kristjansson

Date Event Won
8 Aug Men's Handball Quarter-final 1
6 Aug Men's Handball Preliminaries Round Group A Match 28 Won
4 Aug Men's Handball Preliminaries Round Group A Match 23 Won
2 Aug Men's Handball Preliminaries Round Group A Match 18 Won
31 Jul Men's Handball Preliminaries Round Group A Match 7 Won
29 Jul Men's Handball Preliminaries Round Group A Match 1 Won