Volda TI

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Volda TI
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Full nameVolda Turn- og Idrottslag
Founded1899 (football 1916)
GroundVolda stadion
League3. divisjon
20194. divisjon (Sunnmøre), 1st of 12[1]
(promoted)

Volda Turn- og Idrottslag is a Norwegian sports club from Volda, Møre og Romsdal. It currently has sections for association football and "general sports".

The club was founded as Voldens TF in 1899 as a gymnastics club. Other sports were added later; football in 1916. The name was changed to Volda TI in 1945.[2] In 1998, the club was organized as an alliance sports team, which had two overarching legal entities: Football and general sports (Allidrett). It currently has sections for association football, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, swimming, frisbee-golf and children's athletics.[3] The handball branch of the club in 2007 split from the Alliance and formedthe Volda Handballclub.[4]

The men's football team currently plays in the 3. divisjon, the fourth tier of the Norwegian football league system. The club had a longer stint in the 2. divisjon before being relegated after the 1999 season.[5] In 2003 they won their 3. divisjon group, and in the two-leg playoff they beat Træff on penalties after 3–3 on aggregate[6] It played in the 2004 2. divisjon before being relegated again. After the 2005 season it contested another playoff to win re-promotion, but failed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tabell 3. divisjon, avdeling 9 2011". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Kort oversyn over Volda TI Fotballs historie" (in Norwegian). Volda TI Fotball. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Om VTI Fotball" (in Norwegian). Volda TI Fotball. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Volda Handballklubb" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Handball Federation. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
  5. ^ Johansen, Tore (ed.). Sportsboken 1999. Oslo: Schibsted. p. 250. ISBN 82-516-1756-1.
  6. ^ Haavik, Yngve (13 October 2003). "Volda klar for 2. divisjon". Adresseavisen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 7 July 2010.

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