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 European Male Player of the Year

2016
Danish Men's Team (Denmark)
2015
Mathias Boe/Carsten Mohensen (Denmark)
2014
Jan Ø. Jørgensen (Denmark)
2013 Jan Ø. Jørgensen (Denmark) 
2012 Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (Denmark)

BEC European Female Player of the Year

2016
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2015
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2014
Carolina Marin (Spain)
2013 Christinna Pedersen (Denmark) 
2012 Juliane Schenk (Germany)

BEC European Young Player of the Year

2016
Toma Junior Popov (France)
2015
Anders Antonsen (Denmark)
2014
Yvonne Li (Germany)
2013 Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) 
2012 Carolina Marin (Spain) 

BEC European Para-badminton Player of the Year

2016
Lucas Mazur (France)
2015
Bartlomiej Mroz (Poland)
2014
Karin Suter-Erath (Switzerland)

BEC European Technical Official of the Year

2016
Mojmir Hnilica (Czech Republic)
2015
Ernest Robinson (France)

BEC European Coach of the Year

2016
Kenneth Jonassen & Lars Uhre (Denmark)
2015
Fernando Rivas (Spain)

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.

2016 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.

2016 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' 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.

2016 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.

Women in Badminton Award

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)