Nine contestants from Iceland participated in the figure skating tournament Skate Malmö which took place in Sweden last weekend. Of the Icelandic contestants, Emilía Rós Ómarsdóttir from SA (Akureyri Skating Club), achieved the best results. She received a bronze medal in the Spring Girls category with 26.00 points, which is considered very good, especially given that this is her first overseas tournament, N4 reports.Akureyri. Photo, Copyright The Icelandic Photo Agency.
Other contestants also did quite well. Heiðbjört Arney Höskuldsdóttir from SR (Reykjavík Figure Skating Club) came in 12th in the Junior Ladies category, and Þuríður Björg Björgvinsdóttir from SB (The Bear skating club in Reykjavík) came in 18th in the Advanced Novice category for 15 year olds.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />