Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja

Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja (ÍBV) is an Icelandic multi-sports district association from Vestmannaeyjar off the south coast of Iceland. It was founded in 1903 as Fótboltafélag Vestmannaeyja by Björgúlfur Ólafsson, military doctor for the Dutch army. It was soon renamed to Knattspyrnufélag Vestmannaeyja (KV) and then to Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja (ÍBV) héraðssamband in 1945. ÍBV played as KV in the first Icelandic first league tournament in 1912.

ÍBV
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Full nameÍþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja
Sports
Founded
  • 1903; 118 years ago (1903) as FV
ChairmanÞór Vilhjálmsson

There have been formed several association entities with the ÍBV name to manage various of sports. ÍBV-Íþróttafélag was founded in 1996 to manage football and handball when the youth team clubs Þór and Týr, that where subbrands to KV and then ÍBV for the youth coaching only, where merged. Sundfélag ÍBV was founded in 1977 to manage swimming. Körfuknattleiksfélag ÍBV is association founded around basketball in 1995 after 9 basketball less years at the youth club Týr. Blakfélag ÍBV and Frjálsíþróttafélag ÍBV are younger association entities that also use the name from the sport district association in Vestmannaeyjar as identity.

FootballEdit

Men's footballEdit

ÍBV men's football team has won the Icelandic championship three times, in 1979, 1997 and 1998.[1] It currently plays in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla.

Women's footballEdit

ÍBV women's football team has played in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna since 2011. It has won the Icelandic Cup twice, in 2004[2] and 2017.[3][4]

HandballEdit

Men's handballEdit

ÍBV men's handball team won the national championship in 2014[5] and 2018.[6] On 24 December 2018, the team's goalkeeper, Kolbeinn Aron Arnarson, died at his home at the age of 29.[7][8]

EHF recordsEdit

Competition M W D L
EHF Cup 2 0 0 2
EHF Challenge Cup 12 8 1 3
EHF Cup Winners' Cup 2 0 0 2
Season Competition Round Country Opposition Home Away Agg.
1991/92 EHF Cup Winners' Cup R1   Runar Sandefjord 19:20 21:14 35:41
2014/15 EHF Cup QR1   Maccabi Rishon LeZion 25:30 27:25 50:57
2015/16 EHF Challenge Cup R2   Hapoel Ramat Gan 31:22 21:25 56:43
R3   Benfica 26:28 26:34 52:62
2017/18 EHF Challenge Cup R3   HC Gomel 32:27 27:31 63:54
L16   Ramhat Hashron HC 32:25 21:21 53:46
QF   SKIF Krasnodar 41:28 23:25 66:51
SF   AHC Potaissa Turda 31:28 28:24 55:56
2018/19 EHF Cup QR2   Pays d'Aix Université Club 24:23 25:36 49:59

Women's handballEdit

ÍBV women's handball team has won the national championship four times, in 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2006.

BasketballEdit

Men's basketballEdit

HonorsEdit

1977, 19991[9]

1As ÍV

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kristinn með ÍBV". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). 16 September 1999. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ Brynjar Ingi Erluson (8 September 2017). "Ísland um helgina - Stjarnan og ÍBV mætast í bikarúrslitum kvenna". Fótbolti.net (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ Runólfur Trausti Þórhallsson (9 September 2017). "ÍBV er bikarmeistari kvenna í knattspyrnu". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. ^ Hjörvar Ólafsson (9 September 2017). "ÍBV bikarmeistari á dramatískan hátt". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. ^ Þorkell Gunnar Sigurbjörns (15 May 2014). "ÍBV Íslandsmeistari í fyrsta sinn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  6. ^ Benedikt Grétarsson (19 May 2018). "Umfjöllun og myndir: FH - ÍBV 20-28 - ÍBV er Íslandsmeistari". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  7. ^ Margrét Helga Erlingsdóttir (26 December 2018). "Kolbeinn Aron er látinn". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Andlát Kolbeinn Aron Arnarson". Morgunblaðið. 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  9. ^ 2. deild - Meistaraflokkur karla

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