Discipline of Glíma
Participants 0
NOCs 0
Competitions held 0 (Venues)
Distinct events 1
IF International Glima Association


The Icelandic form of wrestling, called glíma, was held at the Olympic Games twice as a demonstration sport. In both 1908 and 1912, the top Icelandic wrestlers competed at the Olympics, but it helped little in popularizing their sport, which is still mostly contested by Icelanders.

All-time medal table

Olympic Games

Most successful competitors

Olympic Games

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total

Event types

Name Gender Still contested? Times held?
Glíma Men 2