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European Badminton Championships

The European Badminton Championships is a tournament organized by the Badminton Europe (BE). The first of these competitions was held in 1968. The competition is held once every two years to determine the best badminton players in Europe.

Location of the European Championships

The table below gives an overview of all host cities and countries of the European Championships.

On 15 January 2008, Manchester of England won the bids to stage the 2010 events.[1]

Year No. Host City Country
1968 I Bochum  West Germany
1970 II Port Talbot  Wales
1972 III Karlskrona  Sweden
1974 IV Vienna  Austria
1976 V Dublin  Ireland
1978 VI Preston  England
1980 VII Groningen  Netherlands
1982 VIII Böblingen  West Germany
1984 IX Preston  England
1986 X Uppsala  Sweden
1988 XI Kristiansand  Norway
1990 XII Moscow  Soviet Union
1992 XIII Glasgow  Scotland
Year No. Host City Country
1994 XIV Den Bosch  Netherlands
1996 XV Herning  Denmark
1998 XVI Sofia  Bulgaria
2000 XVII Glasgow  Scotland
2002 XVIII Malmö  Sweden
2004 XIX Geneva   Switzerland
2006 XX Den Bosch  Netherlands
2008 XXI Herning  Denmark
2010 XXII Manchester  England
2012 XXIII Karlskrona  Sweden
2014 XXIV Kazan  Russia
2016 XXV Mouilleron-le-Captif  France

Past winners

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles Teams
2014 Jan O Jorgensen Carolina Marín Vladimir Ivanov
Ivan Sozonov
Christinna Pedersen
Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Christinna Pedersen
2012 Marc Zwiebler Tine Baun Mathias Boe
Carsten Mogensen
Robert Mateusiak
Nadiezda Zieba
2010 Peter Gade Tine Rasmussen Lars Paaske
Jonas Rasmussen
Valeria Sorokina
Nina Vislova
Thomas Laybourn
Kamilla Rytter Juhl
2008 Kenneth Jonassen Xu Huaiwen Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Lena Frier Kristiansen
Anthony Clark
Donna Kellogg
2006 Peter Gade Jens Eriksen
Martin Lundgaard Hansen
Donna Kellogg
Gail Emms
Thomas Laybourn
Kamilla Rytter Juhl
2004 Mia Audina Lotte Bruil
Mia Audina
Nathan Robertson
Gail Emms
2002 Peter Rasmussen Yao Jie Jane F. Bramsen
Ann-Lou Jørgensen
Jens Eriksen
Mette Schjoldager
2000 Peter Gade Camilla Martin Jens Eriksen
Jesper Larsen
Donna Kellogg
Joanne Goode
Michael Søgaard
Rikke Olsen
1998 Simon Archer
Chris Hunt
Rikke Olsen
Marlene Thomsen
1996 Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen Thomas Lund
Jon Holst-Christensen
Lisbeth Stuer-Lauridsen
Marlene Thomsen
1994 Lim Xiaoqing Simon Archer
Chris Hunt
Christine Magnusson
Lim Xiaoqing
Michael Søgaard
Catrine Bengtsson
1992 Pernille Nedergaard Thomas Lund
Jon Holst-Christensen
Thomas Lund
Pernille Dupont
1990 Steve Baddeley Jan Paulsen
Henrik Svarrer
Dorte Kjær
Nettie Nielsen
Jon Holst-Christensen
Grete Mogensen
1988 Darren Hall Kirsten Larsen Jens Peter Nierhoff
Michael Kjeldsen
Steen Fladberg
Gillian Clark
1986 Morten Frost Helen Troke Steen Fladberg
Jesper Helledie
Gillian Clark
Gillian Gowers
Martin Dew
Gillian Gilks
1984 Martin Dew
Mike Tredgett
Karen Chapman
Gillian Clark
1982 Jens Peter Nierhoff Lene Køppen Stefan Karlsson
Thomas Kihlström
Gillian Gilks
Gillian Clark
1980 Flemming Delfs Liselotte Blumer Claes Nordin
Stefan Karlsson
Nora Perry
Jane Webster
Mike Tredgett
Nora Perry
1978 Lene Køppen Ray Stevens
Mike Tredgett
Nora Perry
Anne Statt
1976 Gillian Gilks Gillian Gilks
Susan Whetnall
Derek Talbot
Gillian Gilks
1974 Sture Johnsson Willi Braun
Roland Maywald
Gillian Gilks
Margaret Beck
1972 Wolfgang Bochow Margaret Beck Gillian Gilks
Judy Hashman
1970 Sture Johnsson Eva Twedberg Elo Hansen
Per Walsoe
Margaret Boxall
Susan Whetnall
David Eddy
Susan Whetnall
1968 Irmgard Latz David Eddy
Roger Powell
Tony Jordan
Susan Whetnall

Successful players

Below is the list of the most ever successful players in the European Badminton Championships:

Name MS WS MD WD XD Total
Gillian Gilks 2 4 6 12
Peter Gade 5 5
Susan Whetnall 3 2 5
Mike Tredgett 3 2 5
Jens Eriksen 4 1 5
Nora Perry 2 2 4
Gillian Clark 3 1 4
Martin Dew 1 3 4
Michael Søgaard 4 4
Rikke Olsen 1 3 4

Medal count

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Denmark 63 56 66 185
2  England 43 34 52 129
3  Sweden 12 19 48 79
4  Germany 7 10 22 39
5  Netherlands 3 7 25 35
6  Russia* 1 2 7 10
7  Poland 1 1 6 8
8   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
8  Spain 1 0 0 1
10  Wales 0 1 3 4
11  France 0 1 2 3
12  Scotland 0 0 6 6
13  Belgium 0 0 1 1
13  Bulgaria 0 0 1 1

* included medals won by the USSR and the CIS


  1. ^ "Liverpool and Manchester win their European Championship bids". Retrieved 2008-01-20. 
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