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Guðmundur Guðmundsson, coach of the Danish national team in men's handball.

Icelandic Coach to Leave Danish Handball

The Icelandic coach of the Danish men’s national handball team, Guðmundur Þórður Guðmundsson, has decided not to renew his contract with the team when it expires on July 1, next year.

Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir at the 2016 Olympics.

Icelandic Swimmer 11th in 200-m Breaststroke

Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir finished 11th in 200-m breaststroke in the Olympics in Rio last night in 2:24.41 minutes and did not make it to the finals. She is now done competing at the Olympics and says she is content with her achievement.

An artwork by Kristjana S. Williams in Rio.

Icelandic Artist Garners Attention in Rio

A video work by Icelandic artist Kristjana S. Williams is being projected onto the façade of Hotel Belmond Copacabana in Rio, Brazil, on the occasion of the Olympics. A video of the artwork has been shared on Facebook and viewed more than two million times.