Sundhöllin, the oldest public bath in Iceland, will be open to visitors in December after lengthy renovations.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson unexpectedly joined almost 30 swimmers in a sea swim from Ægisíða.
Sigrún Geirsdóttir and Harpa Hrund Berndsen completed a seven kilometer (4.3 mile) ocean swim this weekend from Drangey island to the coast of the Reykjanes peninsula.
The Reykjavík Municipal Health Authority has advised people not to swim in the sea due to potential risk of E. coli contamination.
Icelandic swimmer Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir finished 8th in the 200 m backstroke at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Friday night.
Icelandic swimmer Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir qualified last night for the final in the 200 m backstroke at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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.
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir finished 6th in the 100 m breaststroke final at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last night.
Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir became the first Icelandic female swimmer to make it to the finals at Olympic Games when she qualified for the 100 m breaststroke in Rio de Janeiro last night.
Icelandic swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir won her third medal at the LEN European Aquatics Championships in London yesterday.
Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir is beside herself with joy after winning the silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at the European championships being held in London.
The City of Reykjavík’s human rights committee is considering a suggestion made through the ‘Better Reykjavík’ website that city toilets and changing rooms, including at swimming pools, should be gender neutral.
Icelandic swimmer Jón Margeir Sverrisson set two world records last weekend at the Parasport Games in Malmö, Sweden.
Swimmer Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir had a golden weekend at the Icelandic National Swimming Championship in the 25-meter Ásvallalaug pool in Hafnarfjörður last weekend.
Ásgeir Elíasson and Árni Þór Árnason swam across the English Channel Monday, from England to France.