2009 Island Games

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2009 Island Games
2009 Island Games.jpg
Host  Åland
Teams participating 25 islands
Events 15
Opening ceremony June 27, 2009
Closing ceremony July 4, 2009
Officially opened by Tarja Halonen
Main venue Wiklöf Holding Arena
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The XIII Island Games were held in Åland, Finland, June 27-July 4, 2009. For the 13th edition of the Games, 25 teams competed in 15 different sports.

Participating Countries[edit]

24 islands competed in the 2009 Island Games.[1] They were:

Prince Edward Island were set to participate, but a lack of funding from their government caused their withdrawal from the event, and subsequent resignation from the International Island Games Association. [2]

Medal table[edit]

Key:

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Faroe Islands 34 23 24 81
2  Isle of Man 29 30 29 88
3  Jersey 24 37 19 80
4  Guernsey 21 12 27 60
5  Gotland 21 11 23 55
6  Åland 16 19 18 53
7  Bermuda 14 6 12 32
8  Minorca 9 7 11 27
9  Cayman Islands 7 4 3 14
10  Saaremaa 6 9 10 25
11  Isle of Wight 4 6 8 18
12  Gibraltar 4 3 8 15
13  Rhodes 3 8 7 18
14  Shetland Islands 2 1 7 10
15  Greenland 1 4 3 8
16  Orkney 1 2 3 6
17  Western Isles 1 2 2 5
Wales Ynys Môn/Anglesey 1 2 2 5
19  Hitra 0 2 0 2
 Sark 0 2 0 2
21  Alderney 0 0 0 0
 Falkland Islands 0 0 0 0
 Frøya 0 0 0 0
 Prince Edward Island 0 0 0 0
 Saint Helena 0 0 0 0

Sports[edit]

The sports chosen for the games were:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of Participating Islands from 2009 Island Games website, www.natwestislandgames2009.ax; retrieved 2009-06-08. Archived 2009-07-29.
  2. ^ "Prince Edward Island resignation letter". Retrieved 16 June 2011. 

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