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Poland to host four European Championships
Date: 11/25/2013 10:00 AM
Published by : Manuel Røsler

Poland has been awarded four top badminton events, including the European Mixed Team Championships in 2017, it was announced today by Badminton Europe Council. It will also host the 2015 European Junior Championships, the 2016 European U17 Championships and the 2018 European Club Championships.

The Polish Badminton Association (Polski Zwiazek Badmintona) has turned into reliable and professional organizers of international badminton events in the past few years, with its traditional Polish Open in Warsaw. Since 2012 Poland has also successfully organized another International Circuit tournament, the Polish International in Lubin and furthermore hosted the 2010 European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships in Warsaw.

All four events will take place in the city of Lubin in south-western part of Poland. The new arena, where all events will take place, is foreseen to be finished in March 2014. The first badminton event in this new arena will be the 2014 Polish International in September 2014.

“After seeing a great organization of the Polish International the last two seasons, we are convinced that the organizers in Lubin can engage into a perfect cooperation with us towards these four important events. We definitely look forward to working with them and to make these events successful”, said Badminton Europe General Secretary Brian Agerbak.

The following events have been allocated:

2015 European Junior Championships (26 March – 4 April 2015) *
2016 European U17 Championships (19-27 March 2016)
2017 European Mixed Team Championships (16-19 February 2017)
2018 European Club Championships (29 May – 3 June 2018)

* All dates to be finally confirmed

The Polish Badminton Association was founded in 1977 and currently has 1,500 registered players in 107 badminton clubs.

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