Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja

Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja (usually referred to as ÍBV) is an Icelandic club from Vestmannaeyjar off the south coast of Iceland founded in 1903 under the name "Knattspynufélag Vestmannaeyja" by Dr. Björgúlfur Ólafsson, making it the second oldest team in Iceland. It has both women's and men's teams competing in various sports, but is most known for the football and Handball departments.

ÍBV
Full nameÍþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja
Sports
Founded1903 (1903) as KV

Football

Men's football

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 football

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].

Handball

Men's handball

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

EHF records

Competition M W D L
EHF Cup2002
EHF Challenge Cup12813
EHF Cup Winners' Cup2002
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

Women's handball

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

Basketball

Men's basketball

Honors

1977, 19991[9]

1As ÍV

References

  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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