Badminton at the Island Games

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Badminton, a racquet event, has been held at the Island Games, a biennial multi-sports event for island nations, territories and dependencies.

Badminton has been included since 1985. It was not held at the 2007 Island Games.

There are limits on the number of teams and competitors that each Island can enter. The minimum age is 13.[1]

Top Medalists[edit]

Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Men's Singles 10  Guernsey 22  Guernsey
Women's Singles 5  Jersey 19  Guernsey
Men's Doubles 7  Guernsey 22  Guernsey
Women's Doubles 6  Guernsey  Jersey 23  Guernsey
Mixed Doubles 9  Guernsey 28  Guernsey
Team 9  Guernsey 15  Guernsey

Men's singles[edit]

Top Medalists


Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Men's' 10
2
2
 Guernsey
 Greenland
 Jersey
22
12
9
 Guernsey
 Greenland
 Jersey

Results

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Shetland
1987 II  Guernsey  Guernsey  Iceland  Iceland  Iceland
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Iceland  Iceland  IOW  Jersey
1991 IV  Åland  Guernsey  Greenland  Greenland  Jersey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  Jersey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Jersey
1997 VII  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Faroe Islands  Guernsey
1999 VIII  Gotland  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  Jersey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Greenland  Faroe Islands  Greenland
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  IOM
2005 XI  Shetland  Greenland  Faroe Islands  Faroe Islands  Guernsey
2009 XIII  Åland  Greenland  Greenland  Faroe Islands Menorca Menorca
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  IOM  Greenland  Guernsey
2013 XV  Bermuda  Guernsey  IOM Menorca Menorca
2015 XVI  Jersey  Jersey  Faroe Islands  Faroe Islands
2017 XVII  Gotland  Jersey  Guernsey  Jersey
2019 XVIII  Gibraltar  Menorca  Jersey  Faroe Islands  Greenland

Women's singles[edit]

Top Medalists


Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Women's' 5
4
 Jersey
 Guernsey
19
13
 Guernsey
 Jersey

Results

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Guernsey  Iceland  IOM
1987 II  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  IOW
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Iceland  Guernsey  IOM  Jersey
1991 IV  Åland  Iceland  Jersey  IOW Anglesey Ynys Môn
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Iceland  Guernsey  Guernsey Anglesey Ynys Môn
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Jersey  Jersey  Guernsey  Jersey
1997 VII  Jersey  Jersey  Jersey  Gotland Anglesey Ynys Môn
1999 VIII  Gotland  Jersey  Jersey  Gotland  Guernsey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Jersey  Guernsey  Gotland  Guernsey
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Gotland  Guernsey  Jersey
2005 XI  Shetland  Jersey  Guernsey  Jersey  Shetland
2009 XIII  Åland  Faroe Islands  Greenland  IOM  IOM
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  IOW  Guernsey  IOM
2013 XV  Bermuda  Guernsey  Guernsey  Faroe Islands
2015 XVI  Jersey  Faroe Islands  IOM  Guernsey
2017 XVII  Gotland  IOM  Greenland  Faroe Islands
2019 XVIII  Gibraltar Estonia Saaremaa  IOM  Faroe Islands  Faroe Islands

Men's doubles[edit]

Top Medalists


Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Men's Doubles 7
2
 Guernsey
 Faroe Islands  Greenland  Iceland  Jersey  Menorca
22
13
 Guernsey
 Jersey

Results

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey
1987 II  Guernsey  Iceland  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Iceland  Jersey  Faroe Islands  IOM
1991 IV  Åland  Guernsey  Jersey  Greenland  IOW
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Guernsey  Guernsey  Jersey  Jersey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Guernsey  Guernsey  IOM  Jersey
1997 VII  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  Jersey
1999 VIII  Gotland  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  Jersey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Greenland  Gotland  Shetland
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  Greenland
2005 XI  Shetland  Jersey  Greenland  Guernsey  Shetland
2009 XIII  Åland  Faroe Islands  Greenland  Gotland  IOM
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Faroe Islands  Guernsey  IOM
2013 XV  Bermuda  Greenland  Guernsey Menorca Menorca
2015 XVI  Jersey  Greenland Menorca Menorca  Jersey
2017 XVII  Gotland Menorca Menorca  Greenland  Jersey
2019 XVIII  Gibraltar Menorca Menorca  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey

Women's doubles[edit]

Top Medalists


Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Women's Doubles 6  Guernsey  Jersey 23
12
 Guernsey
 Jersey

Results

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Guernsey  Iceland  IOM
1987 II  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Jersey
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Jersey  IOW  Guernsey  Iceland
1991 IV  Åland  Guernsey  Guernsey  Iceland  Jersey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  IOW  Iceland  Guernsey  Jersey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey  IOM
1997 VII  Jersey  Jersey  Guernsey  IOM  Jersey
1999 VIII  Gotland  Jersey  Guernsey  Jersey  Shetland
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Gotland
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Gotland  Shetland
2005 XI  Shetland  Jersey  Guernsey  Greenland  Shetland
2009 XIII  Åland  Guernsey  Faroe Islands  IOM  Jersey
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Guernsey  Guernsey  IOM
2013 XV  Bermuda  IOM  Faroe Islands  Guernsey
2015 XVI  Jersey  IOM  Gotland  Faroe Islands
2017 XVII  Gotland  IOM  Gotland  Guernsey
2019 XVIII  Gibraltar  IOM  Guernsey  Greenland  Greenland

Mixed doubles[edit]

Top Medalists


Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Mixed Doubles 9
6
 Guernsey
 Jersey
28
14
 Guernsey
 Jersey

Results

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Jersey  Jersey  Guernsey  IOM
1987 II  Guernsey  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Jersey  Iceland  Guernsey  IOM
1991 IV  Åland  Jersey  IOW  Guernsey  Guernsey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Guernsey  Jersey  Guernsey  IOW
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Jersey
1997 VII  Jersey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Jersey  Jersey
1999 VIII  Gotland  Guernsey  Jersey  Gotland  Jersey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Greenland  IOM  Shetland
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  Guernsey  IOM
2005 XI  Shetland  Jersey  Shetland  Guernsey  Jersey
2009 XIII  Åland  Jersey  Guernsey  Greenland  IOM
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Guernsey  Faroe Islands  IOW
2013 XV  Bermuda  Faroe Islands  Guernsey  IOM
2015 XVI  Jersey  Gotland  Shetland  Guernsey
2017 XVII  Gotland  Guernsey  Guernsey  Faroe Islands
2019 XVIII  Gibraltar  Guernsey  Guernsey  Faroe Islands  Guernsey

Team[edit]

Top Medalists


Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Team 9
4
 Guernsey
 Jersey
15
9
 Guernsey
 Jersey

Results

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Jersey  IOW
1987 II  Guernsey  Guernsey  Iceland  Jersey
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Iceland  Guernsey  Jersey
1991 IV  Åland  Guernsey  Jersey  IOM
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Guernsey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Jersey  Guernsey  IOM
1997 VII  Jersey  Jersey  Guernsey  Shetland
1999 VIII  Gotland  Jersey  Guernsey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Guernsey  Jersey  Gotland
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Greenland  Shetland
2005 XI  Shetland  Jersey  Shetland  Guernsey
2009 XIII  Åland  Faroe Islands  Greenland  Gotland
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Guernsey  IOM  Faroe Islands
2013 XV  Bermuda  Guernsey  IOM  Faroe Islands
2015 XVI  Jersey  Jersey  Faroe Islands  IOM[2]
2017 XVII  Gotland  Guernsey  Jersey  IOM
2019 XVIII  Gibraltar  Greenland  Guernsey  Faroe Islands

Gold Medal Winners[edit]

Individual competition[edit]

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1985 Guernsey Mark Leadbeater Guernsey Sally Podger Jersey Steve Watson
Jersey Ian Goodfellow
Guernsey Sally Podger
Guernsey Wendy Luxton
Jersey Steve Watson
Jersey Jean Lawson
1987 Guernsey Jimmy McKenna Iceland Armann Thorvaldsson
Iceland Adolfsson
1989 Iceland Armann Thorvaldsson Iceland Thordis Edwald Iceland Armann Thorvaldsson
Iceland Snorri Ingvarsson
Jersey Jean Lawson
Jersey Sally Adams
1991 Guernsey Jimmy McKenna Iceland Gudrún Júlíusdóttír Guernsey Jimmy McKenna
Guernsey Mark Leadbeater
Guernsey Wendy Trebert
Guernsey Sarah Le Moigne
Jersey Steve Watson
Jersey Sally Adams
1993 Guernsey Darren Le Tissier Iceland Elsan Nielsen Guernsey Darren Le Tissier
Guernsey Ifthi Wangsa
Isle of Wight Sharon Hutchins
Isle of Wight Nichola Hutchins
Guernsey Darren Le Tissier
Guernsey Bridget Hunt
1995 Guernsey Mark Leadbeater Jersey Elizabeth Cann Guernsey Darren Le Tissier
Guernsey Mark Leadbeater
Jersey Elizabeth Cann
Jersey Danielle Le Feuvre
Guernsey Mark Leadbeater
Guernsey Sarah Le Moigne
1997 Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane
Guernsey Mark Leadbeater
1999 Guernsey Darren Le Tissier Jersey Danielle Le Feuvre Guernsey Darren Le Tissier
Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane
Jersey Kerry Duffin
Jersey Danielle Le Feuvre
Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane
Guernsey Sarah Le Moigne
2001 Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane Jersey Kerry Duffin Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane
Guernsey Paul Le Tocq
Jersey Kerry Duffin
Jersey Krystle Matthews
2003 Guernsey Darren Le Tissier Guernsey Elena Johnson Guernsey Darren Le Tissier
Guernsey Kevin Le Moigne
Guernsey Sarah Garbutt
Guernsey Sally Wood
Guernsey Darren Le Tissier
Guernsey Wendy Trebert
2005 Greenland Bror Madsen Jersey Mariana Agathangelou Jersey Anton Kriel
Jersey Chris Cotillard
Jersey Mariana Agathangelou
Jersey Kerry Coombs-Goodfellow
Jersey Chris Cotillard
Jersey Mariana Agathangelou
2007 No competition
2009 Greenland Frederik Kjærholm Elsner Faroe Islands Sigrun Smith Faroe Islands Aksel Poulsen
Faroe Islands Bjartur Lamhauge
Guernsey Gayle Lloyd
Guernsey Kiara Green
Jersey Chris Cotillard
Jersey Kimberly Ashton
2011 Isle of Man Joshua Green Isle of Wight Anna Showan Faroe Islands Niclas Højgaard Eysturoy
Faroe Islands Aksel Poulsen
Guernsey Sarah Garbutt
Guernsey Paul Le Tocq
2013 Guernsey Paul Le Tocq Guernsey Elena Johnson Greenland Bror Madsen
Greenland Taatsiannguaq Pedersen
Isle of Man Kimberley Clague
Isle of Man Cristen Marritt née Callow
Faroe Islands Rannvá Djurhuus Carlsson
Faroe Islands Niclas Højgaard Eysturoy
2015 Jersey Mark Constable Faroe Islands Rannvá Djurhuus Carlsson Greenland Bror Madsen
Greenland Jens Frederik Nielsen
Gotland Bjorn Erikson
Gotland Caroline Gate
2017 Jersey Mark Constable Isle of Man Jessica Li Menorca Eric Navarro
Menorca Albert Navarro
Isle of Man Kimberley Clague
Isle of Man Jessica Li
Guernsey Ove Svejstrup
Guernsey Elena Johnson
2019 Menorca Eric Navarro Estonia Getter Saar Guernsey Jordan Trebert
Guernsey Emily Trebert

Successful Gold Medal winners[edit]

Below is the list of the most ever successful players in badminton at the Island Games:

Name MS WS MD WD XD Total
Guernsey Darren Le Tissier 3 4 2 9
Guernsey Mark Leadbeater 2 3 2 7
Guernsey Glenn MacFarlane 2 3 2 7
Guernsey Sarah Garbutt née Le Moigne 3 5 8
Guernsey Sally Wood née Podger 2 3 5
Jersey Steve Watson 1 4 5
Jersey Elizabeth Cann 2 2 4
Jersey Danielle Le Feuvre 1 3 4
Jersey Jean Lawson 1 3 4
Isle of Man Kimberley Clague 4 4
Jersey Mariana Agathangelou 1 1 1 3
Iceland Armann Thorvaldsson 1 2 3
Jersey Chris Cotillard 1 2 3
Greenland Bror Madsen 1 2 3
Guernsey Paul Le Tocq 1 1 1 3
Guernsey Elena Johnson 2 1 3
Menorca Eric Navarro 1 2 3
Isle of Man Jessica Li 1 2 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Island Games Association The Sports and Sports By-Laws" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Medal Monday at Island Games". IOM today. Archived from the original on 2015-12-26. Retrieved 2015-09-09.

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