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Virgin Islands at the Olympics

Virgin Islands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United States Virgin Islands
IOC code  ISV
NOC Virgin Islands Olympic Committee
Website www.virginislandsolympics.com
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

The United States Virgin Islands first competed at the Olympic Games in 1968, and have since sent athletes to compete at every Summer Olympic Games except in 1980, when they took part in the boycott to the Moscow Games. They have also participated in seven Olympic Winter Games since 1988, having only missed the 2010 Winter Olympics. The only Olympic medal won by a Virgin Islander was a silver by Peter Holmberg in sailing at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee was formed in 1967 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee the same year.

Contents

  • Medal tables 1
    • Medals by Summer Games 1.1
    • Medals by Winter Games 1.2
    • Medals by sport 1.3
  • Medalists 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Medal tables

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Sailing 0 1 0 1
Total 0 1 0 1

Medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Holmberg, PeterPeter Holmberg 1988 Seoul Sailing Finn

See also

References

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