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Thelma Kristjánsdóttir

Throws
Position
Sophomore
Class
Reykjavik, Iceland
Hometown
Reykjavik athletic club
High School

NCAA East Prelims
2019:
Discus

All-ACC
2019 Outdoor: Discus (second team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

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
• Daughter of Þórhildur Kristjánsdóttir
• Has a brother, Kristján