Árni Már Árnason

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Árni Árnason
Personal information
Full name Árni Már Árnason
Nationality  Iceland
Born (1987-10-09) October 9, 1987 (age 30)
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Sport Swimming
Strokes freestyle
Club Íþróttamaður Reykjanesbæjar (ÍRB)
College team Old Dominion (USA: 2008-2012)

Árni Már Árnason (born 9 October 1987, Mosfellsbær, Iceland)[1] is an Olympic and national record holding swimmer from Iceland. He swam for Iceland at the 2008 Olympics.

He has swum for Iceland at:

  • Olympics: 2008, 2012
  • Games of the Small States of Europe: 2009 and 2011
  • European Junior Championships.

At the 2008 Olympics, he set the Icelandic Record in the 50 free at 22.81.[2]

From 2008-12, he has attended college and swam collegiately for the USA's Old Dominion University.[3]


  1. ^ Árnason's entry from sports-reference.com; retrieved 2012-03-17.
  2. ^ (lcm-m) (in Icelandic) Íslandsmet: Karlar 50m Braut (trans: Icelandic Records: Men's 50m Course), published by SSÍ in early 2012; retrieved 2012-03-16.
  3. ^ Arnason's bio page from the Old Dominion University Athletics website (www.odusports.com); retrieved 2012-03-16.