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Thelma Kristjánsdóttir

Throws
Position
Junior
Class
Reykjavik, Iceland
Hometown
Reykjavik athletic club
High School
Thelma Kristjánsdóttir - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

All-ACC
2021 Outdoor: Discus (2nd Team)
2019 Outdoor:
Discus (2nd Team)

NCAA East Preliminary Round
2021:
Discus
2019:
Discus

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Qualified for NCAA East Preliminary Round in discus where she placed 19th
• Finished sixth in discus with PB (53.62m / 175′ 11″)
• That improved her fourth-place standing on the UVA all-time performance list
• Was second in discus (52.13m / 171′ 0″) at Virginia Grand Prix
• Won discus at Virginia Invitational with PB 52.99m (173’ 10) that then-ranked No. 4 on UVA all-time performance list
• Won discus at UVA Opener
• Finished fourth at Raleigh Relays with SB 50.13m (164′ 6″)

2021 Indoor
• Competed in shot put at ACC Championships, Doc Hale VT Elite and Virginia Tech Invitational meets
• Set PB of 14.08m (46′ 2.5″) at Doc Hale VT Elite competition

2020 Outdoor

• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor 
• Did not compete

2019 Outdoor 
• Won the discus with a career-best throw of 50.92m (167’1″), which ranks seventh all time in UVA history, at UVA’s quad meet against Maryland, Pitt and West Virginia
• Earned All-ACC second-team honors with a fifth-place finish in the discus at the ACC Championships
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the discus
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 Indoor 
• Recorded a career-best mark of 14.04m (46’0.75″) in the shot put at the Keydet Invitational
• Finished sixth in the shot put at the Keydet Invitational
• Placed eighth in the shot put at the Iowa State Classic

Background
• Icelandic national champion in the discus
• Qualified for the U23 European Championships
• U20 World Championships qualifier

Personal
• Majoring in sociology
• Daughter of Þórhildur Kristjánsdóttir
• Has a brother, Kristján