1973 European Junior Badminton Championships

The 1973 European Junior Badminton Championships was the third edition of the European Junior Badminton Championships. It was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, in the month of April.[1] Danish players won both the singles disciplines and mixed doubles while England won Girls' doubles, and Sweden won Boys' doubles title.[2]

1973 European Junior Badminton Championships
Tournament details
Dates19–21 April 1973
Edition3rd
LocationEdinburgh, Scotland
1971 Gottwaldov 1975 Copenhagen

MedalistsEdit

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Boys' singles   Jesper Helledie   Petter Thoresen   Willy Nilsson
  Christian Lundberg
Girls' singles   Mette Myhre   Anette Börjesson   Els van Eeuwijk
  Kathleen Whiting
Boys' doubles   Stefan Karlsson
  Willy Nilsson
  Jesper Helledie
  Jacob Dynnes Hansen
  Gordon Hamilton
  Alan Gilliland
  Christian Lundberg
  Claes Nordin
Girls' doubles   Anne Forrest
  Kathleen Whiting
  Mette Myhre
  Susanne Berg
  Marianne Christensen
  Susanne Johansen
  Kathleen Redhead
  D. Kirby
Mixed doubles   Jesper Helledie
  Susanne Johansen
  Hans Olaf Birkholm
  Mette Myhre
  Hans Hjulmand
  Susanne Berg
  Alan Gilliland
  Christine Heatly

ResultsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Category Winner Runner-up Score
Boys' singles   Jesper Helledie   Willy Nilsson 15–10, 15–9
  Petter Thoresen   Christian Lundberg 15–11, 15–12
Girls' singles   Mette Myhre   Kathleen Whiting 11–2, 11–7
  Anette Börjesson   Els van Eeuwijk 11–7, 11–6
Boys' doubles   Stefan Karlsson
  Willy Nilsson
  Alan Gilliland
  Gordon Hamilton
15–9, 18–13
  Jacob Dynnes Hansen

  Jesper Helledie

  Christian Lundberg
  Claes Nordin
10–15, 15–5, 18–14
Girls' doubles   Mette Myhre
  Susanne Berg
  D. Kirby
  Kathleen Redhead
15–3, 15–9
  Anne Forrest
  Kathleen Whiting
  Marianne Christensen
  Susanne Johansen
18–15, 1–15, 15–6
Mixed doubles   Jesper Helledie
  Susanne Johansen
  Hans Hjulmand
  Susanne Berg
15–4, 15–18, 15–10
  Hans Olaf Birkholm
  Mette Myhre
  Alan Gilliland
  Christine Heatly
10–15, 15–4, 15–5

FinalsEdit

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Boys' singles   Jesper Helledie   Petter Thoresen 15–1, 15–7
Girls' singles   Mette Myhre   Anette Börjesson 1–11, 12–9, 11–6
Boys' doubles   Stefan Karlsson
  Willy Nilsson
  Jacob Dynnes Hansen
  Jesper Helledie
15–9, 15–12
Girls' doubles   Anne Forrest
  Kathleen Whiting
  Mette Myhre
  Susanne Berg
15–10, 7–15, 18–14
Mixed doubles   Jesper Helledie
  Susanne Johansen
  Hans Olaf Birkholm
  Mette Myhre
15–8, 15–10

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Denmark (DEN)3328
2  Sweden (SWE)1135
3  England (ENG)1023
4  Norway (NOR)0101
5  Scotland (SCO)0022
6  Netherlands (NED)0011
Totals (6 nations)551020

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, INDIVIDUALS". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Badminton Museet magazine 1973–06" (PDF) (in Danish).