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Hilmar Jonsson
Hilmar  Jonsson


Reykjavik, Iceland

High School:
Menntaskolinn I Kopavogi



Efekoro Leads UVA on Opening Day of NCAAs

The redshirt junior earned first-team All-America honors in the shot put


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Jonsson Repeats as ACC Hammer Champion


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Meet to be run in Jacksonville May 26-28


Jonsson Wins Hammer on First Day of ACC Championships

Freshman wins hammer throw on final attempt

2017 Icelandic National Champion in hammer 

2017 Outdoor:

ACC Champion (2) 
2017 Outdoor:
2016 Outdoor:

All-ACC (4)
2017 Outdoor:
2017 Indoor:
Weight Throw (Second-team) 
2016 Outdoor:
2016 Indoor:
Weight Throw (Second-team)

NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier
2017: Hammer 

TFRRS Profile - Profile

2017 Outdoor 
• Finished fourth at the NCAA Championships in the hammer, earning All-America first-team honors 
 ACC Champion in the hammer
 Finished second at the NCAA East Prelims in the hammer 
 Set a UVA record in the hammer with a mark of 72.38m at the NCAA Championships 
 Won the hammer at the Virginia Quad
 Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2017 Indoor 
• Finished fourth in the weight throw at the ACC Championships, earning second-team All-ACC 
• Ranks second in school history in the weight throw with a mark of 20.71m (67' 11.5"), recording the effort at the Notre Dame Invitational  

2016 Outdoor
• ACC Champion in the hammer
• Broke school record in hammer with a mark of 72.12m (236' 7") at Budapest Open, which also ranks as the Icelandic Under-23 record and second all-time in Icelandic history
• Won the hammer at the Virginia Quad
• Icelandic national champion in hammer

2016 Indoor
• Second-team All-ACC performer after finishing sixth in weight throw at ACC Championships
• Set a season-best mark in weight throw of 20.32m (66' 8") at ACCs, which is a UVA freshman record and ranks second on UVA's all-time list
• Won weight throw in collegiate debut at McCravy Memorial Meet


• Qualified for the final of the hammer throw at the 2014 World Junior Championships
• Competed in both hammer and shot put at 2013 World Youth Championships
• Qualified for finals and placed seventh in hammer at 2013 European Junior Championships
• Icelandic national champion in hammer throw

• Son of Jón A. Sigurjónsson and Guðbjörg Lilja Svansdóttir
• Has two siblings, Helena Rut Jónsdóttir and Há kon Freyr Jónsson, and a half-brother, Stefá n Velemir
• Comes from a track and field family, father was a hammer thrower and mother was a high jumper


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