Liévin will have the privilege to host this year the European men's and women's team championships and the U15 European championships. The competition will start on Tuesday 11th of February 2020.

The European Championships

After 2 editions held in Kazan (Russia), the men and women's team championships will take place in France this year. The city of Liévin (North of France) will host the competition from the 11th to the 16th of February 2020. More than 30 teams will fight for the titles (both men and women).

In the meantime, the best young players (under 15) will fight for the individual titles from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th.

" From the 11th to the 16th of february, the Arena Stade Couvert of Liévin will host the European championships "

Some figures about Liévin 2020

  • 6 days of competition
  • More than 450 players
  • the 30 best european nations represented

A great badminton show

The French team (men and women) will aim for medals at home. In 2016, the men's team qualified for the final for the first time. They were defeated by Denmark and came back home with the silver medal. Two years after, they reached the semi-final and won bronze. 
The women's team is still waiting for its first international medal. No doubt that they will try everything to achieve this goal at home.

Facing the French teams, Denmark, England, Germany and Russia will be among the favorites for the titles. 

Make badminton more popular in the North of France

Credit : ON L’Agence | Legal Notice | Photo credit : ©FFBaD / BadmintonPhoto