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French top stars play in fun EMTC preparation event
Date: 2/8/2021 1:10 PM
Published by : Alan Raftery
Fans can watch the action, starting tonight, through our Badminton Live app. Read to find out who’s playing and how to watch. 

In preparation for the 2021 European Mixed Team Championships (EMTC), which takes place 16-20 February in Vantaa, Finland, the French national team will play an innovative internal team competition called the INSEP Games. 

The four teams are as follows: 

SPARTANS - Toma Junior POPOV (Capt.), Anne TRAN (Capt.), Marie BATOMENE, Yanis GAUDIN, Leo VAN GYSEL, Kenji LOVANG, Leo ROSSI, Flavie VALLET, William VILLEGER. 

CHALLENGERS - Delphine DELRUE (Capt.), Christo POPOV (Capt.), Eloi ADAM, Sharone BAUER, Thomas FOURCADE, Yaëlle HOYAUX, Ronan LABAR, Alex LANIER. 

SHARKS - Thom GICQUEL (Capt.), Xuefei QI (Capt.), Lucas CORVÉE, Samy CORVÉE, Margot LAMBERT, Arnaud MERKLE, Lea PALERMO, Emilie VERCELOT.

TITANS - Emilie LEFEL (Capt.), Ophelia CASIER, Lucas CLAERBOUT, Fabien DELRUE, Vimala HERIAU, Leonice HUET, Julien MAIO, Anna TATRANOVA.

Which team will you be supporting? 

Play starts tonight at 18:45 CET with the first semifinal, followed by the second semifinal at 20:30 CET. The final clash will take place Tuesday 9 February at 19:00 CET.

To watch the action, make sure you have downloaded our Badminton Live App, and you will have access to the livestream. 

For more information about the competition, click here

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