BEC Awards

BEC EUROPEAN PLAYER AWARDS 

The BEC Player Awards recognize the achievements and the contribution to European badminton by players engaged in all categories of our sport. The BEC European Male Player, the BEC European Female Player, the BEC Young Player and the BEC Para badminton player of the year awards recognizes the best players playing for a nation within the territory of a BEC Member Association during the previous year. 

BEC Male Player of the Year

2019
Anders Antonsen (Denmark)
2018 Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark)
2017
Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)
2016
Danish Men's Team (Denmark)
2015
Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (Denmark)
2014
Jan Ø. Jørgensen (Denmark)
2013 Jan Ø. Jørgensen (Denmark) 
2012 Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (Denmark)

BEC Female Player of the Year

2019 
Selena Piek (Netherlands)
2018 Carolina Marin (Spain)
2017 Kamilla Rytter Juhl & Christinna Pedersen (Denmark)
2016
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2015
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2014
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2013 Christinna Pedersen (Denmark) 
2012 Juliane Schenk (Germany)

BEC Young Player of the Year

2019 
Christo Popov (France)
2018 Line Christophersen (Denmark)
2017 Toma Junior Popov (France)
2016
Toma Junior Popov (France)
2015
Anders Antonsen (Denmark)
2014
Yvonne Li (Germany)
2013 Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) 
2012 Carolina Marin (Spain) 

BEC Para badminton Player of the Year

2019 
Rachel Choong (England)
2018 Jack Shephard (England)
2017 Jack Shephard (England)
2016
Lucas Mazur (France)
2015
Bartlomiej Mroz (Poland)
2014
Karin Suter-Erath (Switzerland)

BEC Senior Player of the Year

2019 
Renate Gabriel (Germany)
2018 Betty Bartlett (England)
2017 Heidi Bender (Germany)
2016
Christine Black (Scotland)
2015 Gitte Sommer (Denmark)

BEC Technical Official Award

2019
Klaus Schlieben (Austria)
2018 
Isabelle Jobard (France)
2017
Håkan Fossto (Sweden)
2016
Mojmir Hnilica (Czech Republic)
2015
Ernest Robinson (France)

BEC Coach of the Year

2019 
Daniel Magee (Ireland)
2018 Klaudia Majorowa (Russia)
2017 Kenneth Jonassen (Denmark)
2016
Kenneth Jonassen & Lars Uhre (Denmark)
2015
Fernando Rivas (Spain)

European Fan Player of the Year

2019 
Christo Popov (France)
2018
Arnaud Merkle (France)

Shot of the Year

2019 
Maxim Grinblat (Israel)
2018 
Cristian Savin (Moldova)

BEC HALL OF FAME


The BEC’s Hall of Fame is recognizing outstanding performances by European badminton players in their careers. It is considered to be a Life-Time-Achievement award for retired top European players.

2019 Mike Tredgett (England)
2018 Peter Gade (Denmark)
2017 
Nora Perry (England)
2016
Morten Frost (Denmark)
2015
 Lene Køppen (Denmark)
2014 Gillian Gilks (England)
2013 Erland Kops (Denmark)

BEC HONORARY VICE PRESIDENTS

An ADM shall have the power to elect Honorary Vice-Presidents for services rendered to the Confederation in the past.

2017 Josef R. Benes (Czech Republic)
2015
Tom Bacher (Denmark) 
2012 Stellan Mohlin (Sweden)
2009 Gisela Hoffmann (Germany)
2008 Horst Kullnigg (Austria)
2006 Torsten Berg (Denmark)

BEC PRESIDENTS' MEDAL AWARD

The Presidents' Award, introduced by former EBU (now BEC) Presidents Stellan Mohlin and Herman Valken at the occasion of the 25th anniversary of BEC, is presented for distinguished service to the game in an international context, when such an occasion arises.

2019 Ritchie Campbell (Scotland)
2017 
Irene Delvai (Switzerland)
2012
Frank Wilson (England) 
2007 Jadwiga Slawska-Szalewicz (Poland) 
2005 Gisela Hoffman (Germany)
2001 Puzant Kassabian (Bulgaria) 
2000 Horst Kullnigg (Austria)
1998 Poul-Erik Høyer (Denmark)
1992 Josef R. Benes (Czechoslovakia)

WOMEN AWARDS

The objective of the award is to give recognition to any person, whether individual or body corporate, who has contributed significantly, outstandingly and positively to the promotion, development and advancement of women in badminton and/or any badminton–related activities in Europe.

Badminton for Women Award

2018 Svetlana Zilberman (Israel)
2017 Women, Health & Sport Project (Spain)
2016
Lotka Lubin (Poland)
2015
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2014
Anu Nieminen (Finland)

Person of the year award

2013 Nora Perry (England)
2012 Kirsten Larsen (Denmark)
2011 Johanna Persson (Sweden)

Project of the year award

2013 Espoo Women's Open (Finland)
2012 Girls Camp (Serbia)
2011 Women in Sport (Ireland)