European Men’s & Women’s
2016 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS VENDÉE - FRANCE
Referee team -
Carsten Koch, GER
Eric Lissillour, FRA
Ewald Cejnek, AUT
The appointed umpires can be seen here
The umpire briefing will be held on Monday 25 April at 21.00 in the tournament venue
Corvee inspires Issy to European glory
Lucas Corvee proved to be the hero of the day for Issy Les Moulineaux winning both his men’s singles and a classic men’s doubles alongside Geaten Mittelheisser as the French outfit stormed to the European club title, their first since 2006 victory in Spain. Corvee had been in sparkling form all...
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Den Bosch (Netherlands)
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The European Championships is Badminton Europe's most prestigious event and is played in week 17 every year (except for years with European Games). The event officially crowns the best male and female players and pairs in Europe.
The 2016 event will be played in La Roche Sur Yon in the Vendée region, France from 26 April - 1 May and is the last event counting towards qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Here you will be able access/download the relevant documents for the event in Vendée:
Eligibility and Qualification
Practice booking form
Accreditation request form
The eligibility date for the event is 25 February 2016
BWF World Ranking
of 25 February 2016 decides which players and pairs are eligible to compete at the event.
The qualified players/pairs can be seen by clicking here
All participation is pending official confirmation from the qualified players'/pairs' Member Associations.
Badminton Europe was entitled to nominate one Wild Card entry in each of the disciplines.
All participating associations must be represented at the Team Managers Meeting.
The Team Managers Meeting will be held on Monday 25 April at 20.00 in the tournament venue.
Complete booklet and booking here (updated 16/3)
SEEDING / DRAW
The seeding was done according to the 7 April 2016 World Ranking and was published on 8 April 2016.
The seeding can be seen here
The draw was announced on 12 April 2016 during a live draw ceremony.
The draw ceremony can be seen here
The official website for European badminton
- Events -
European Mixed Team Championships
European Men's and Women's Team Championships
European Club Championships
European Senior Championships
European Junior Championships
European U17 Championships
European U15 Championships
- BE Development -
BE Summer School
Women in Badminton
- BE Circuit -
Entries / Draws
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