Volleyball at the Island Games

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Volleyball is an event at the Island Games, the biennial multi-sports event for island nations, territories and dependencies.

Volleyball has been selected as a sport in every Island Games for both Men and Women since the games were started in 1985.

Beach Volleyball being introduced for the first time in 2007.

Volleyball [1]

  • A maximum of one Team per gender may be entered by each Member Island
  • Each team may have 12 competitors and 5 bench personnel
  • Age - 13 minimum

Beach Volleyball [1]

  • A maximum of one Team per gender may be entered by each Member Island
  • Each team comprises 2 competitors per Member Island
  • Age - 13 minimum

Top Medalists[edit]

Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Men's Volleyball 8  Saaremaa  Åland 14  Åland  Saaremaa
Women's Volleyball 7  Faroe Islands  Saaremaa 16  Faroe Islands
Men's Beach Volleyball 1  Cayman Islands  Gotland  Saaremaa 2  Cayman Islands  Gotland  Saaremaa
Women's Beach Volleyball 2 Menorca Menorca 3 Menorca Menorca

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Volleyball[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Åland  Iceland  Faroe Islands
1987 II  Guernsey  Åland  Faroe Islands  Gibraltar
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Faroe Islands  Guernsey  Iceland
1991 IV  Åland  Saaremaa  Åland  Faroe Islands
1993 V  IOW  Åland  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Åland  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands
1997 VII  Jersey  Åland  Saaremaa  Gotland
1999 VIII  Gotland  Åland  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Åland  Gotland  Saaremaa
2003 X  Guernsey  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands  Åland
2005 XI  Shetland  Saaremaa  Bermuda  Faroe Islands
2007 XII  Rhodes  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands  Rhodes
2009 XIII  Åland  Saaremaa  Åland  Greenland
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands  Åland
2013 XV  Bermuda  Saaremaa  Åland  Bermuda
2015 XVI  Jersey  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands  Åland
2017 XVII  Gotland  Åland  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands

Women's Volleyball[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze
1985 I  Isle of Man  Åland  Faroe Islands  Iceland
1987 II  Guernsey  Faroe Islands  Guernsey  Åland
1989 III  Faroe Islands  Iceland  Faroe Islands  Åland
1991 IV  Åland  Saaremaa  Åland  Faroe Islands
1993 V  IOW  Saaremaa  Åland  Faroe Islands
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands  Åland
1997 VII  Jersey  Saaremaa  Åland  Faroe Islands
1999 VIII  Gotland  Faroe Islands  Åland  Saaremaa
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Faroe Islands  Saaremaa  Guernsey
2003 X  Guernsey  Faroe Islands  Saaremaa  Greenland
2005 XI  Shetland  Faroe Islands  Saaremaa  Åland
2007 XII  Rhodes  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands Menorca Menorca
2009 XIII  Åland  Faroe Islands  Saaremaa Menorca Menorca
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands Menorca Menorca
2013 XV  Bermuda  Faroe Islands  Saaremaa  Greenland
2015 XVI  Jersey  Saaremaa  Faroe Islands Menorca Menorca

Beach Volleyball[edit]

Men's Beach Volleyball[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze
2007 XII  Rhodes  Cayman Islands  Gotland  Rhodes
2013 XV  Bermuda  Saaremaa  Cayman Islands [2] Menorca Menorca
2015 XVI  Jersey  Gotland  Saaremaa  Jersey

Women's Beach Volleyball[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze
2007 XII  Rhodes Menorca Menorca  Rhodes  Saaremaa
2013 XV  Bermuda Menorca Menorca  Cayman Islands [2]  Gotland
2015 XVI  Jersey  Cayman Islands [3]  Saaremaa Menorca Menorca

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