2008 European Badminton Championships

The 2008 European Badminton Championships were the 21st tournament of the European Badminton Championships. They were held in Messecenter, Herning, Denmark, from April 16 to April 20, 2008, and they were organised by the Badminton Europe and the Danmarks Badminton Forbund.

2008 European Badminton Championships
Tournament details
Dates16-20 April 2008
VenueMessecenter
LocationHerning, Denmark
Champions
Men's singlesDenmark Kenneth Jonassen
Women's singlesGermany Xu Huaiwen
Men's doublesDenmark Lars Paaske
Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
Women's doublesDenmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Lena Frier Kristiansen
Mixed doublesEngland Anthony Clark
England Donna Kellogg
2006 2010

The competition was preceded by the 2008 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships, held between April 12 and April 15.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles   Kenneth Jonassen   Joachim Persson   Przemysław Wacha
  Jan Ø. Jørgensen
Women's singles   Xu Huaiwen   Tine Rasmussen   Pi Hongyan
  Juliane Schenk
Men's doubles   Lars Paaske
and Jonas Rasmussen
  Jens Eriksen
and Martin Lundgaard Hansen
  Erwin Kehlhoffner
and Svetoslav Stoyanov
  Kristof Hopp
and Ingo Kindervater
Women's doubles   Kamilla Rytter Juhl
and Lena Frier Kristiansen
  Donna Kellogg
and Gail Emms
  Elin Bergblom
and Johanna Persson
  Valeria Sorokina
and Nina Vislova
Mixed doubles   Anthony Clark
and Donna Kellogg
  Robert Mateusiak
and Nadiezda Kostiuczyk
  Nathan Robertson
and Gail Emms
  Carsten Mogensen
and Helle Nielsen

ResultsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Kenneth Jonassen 21 21
9/16   Scott Evans 9 14
  Kenneth Jonassen 21 21
  Jan Ø. Jørgensen 12 9
    Dieter Domke 17 18
    Jan Ø. Jørgensen 21 21
  Kenneth Jonassen 21 21
  Joachim Persson 13 16
5/8   Eric Pang 21 18 11
3/4   Joachim Persson 11 21 21
  Joachim Persson 17 21 21
  Przemysław Wacha 21 9 10
9/16   Pablo Abián 11 17
2   Przemysław Wacha 21 21

Women's singlesEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Pi Hongyan 21 21
5/8   Judith Meulendijks 9 17
  Pi Hongyan 11 21 18
  Xu Huaiwen 21 4 21
3/4   Xu Huaiwen 22 21
5/8   Petya Nedelcheva 20 19
  Xu Huaiwen 12 21 21
  Tine Rasmussen 21 12 17
5/8   Tracey Hallam D N S
3/4   Juliane Schenk
  Juliane Schenk 6 21 13
  Tine Rasmussen 21 16 21
5/8   Yao Jie 18 16
2   Tine Rasmussen 21 21

Men's doublesEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Paaske/Rasmussen 21 21
    Adcock/George 17 10
  Paaske/Rasmussen 22 21
  Kehlhoffner/Stoyanov 20 13
    Kehlhoffner/Stoyanov 21 16 21
5/8   Fuchs/Spitko 15 21 15
  Paaske/Rasmussen 21 21
  Eriksen/Lundgaard 19 16
5/8   Adcock/Middleton 21 21
3/4   Hopp/Kindervater 17 11
  Hopp/Kindervater 23 16 8
  Eriksen/Lundgaard 21 21 21
5/8   Claes/Mawet 11 10
2   Eriksen/Lundgaard 21 21

Women's doublesEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Emms/Kellogg 21 21
    Bankier/Yuan Gao 9 13
  Emms/Kellogg 21 21
  Bergblom/Persson 18 7
3/4   Ananina/Russkikh 21 17 18
5/8   Bergblom/Persson 18 21 21
  Emms/Kellogg 18 18
  Juhl/Kristiansen 21 21
5/8   Sorokina/Vislova 21 21
3/4   Munt/Nicholas 15 12
  Sorokina/Vislova 19 20
  Juhl/Kristiansen 21 22
5/8   Augustyn/Kostiuczyk 21 13
2   Juhl/Kristiansen 23 21

Mixed doublesEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Robertson/Emms 21 21
    Briggs/Cooper 5 9
  Robertson/Emms 21 10 6
  Mateusiak/Kostiuczyk 14 21 21
3/4   Mateusiak/Kostiuczyk 21 21
5/8   Kindervater/Piotrowski 19 15
  Mateusiak/Kostiuczyk 21 20 15
  Clark/Kellogg 16 22 21
    Mogensen/Nielsen 19 21
3/4   Laybourn/Juhl 21 13 r.
  Mogensen*/Nielsen 18 19
  Clark/Kellogg 21 21
5/8   Blair/  Bankier 21 14 14
2   Clark/Kellogg 13 21 21

* Carsten Mogensen was given a red card after the game for kicking his racquet into the crowd.

Medal countEdit

Pos Country       Total
1   Denmark 3 3 2 8
2   England 1 1 1 3
3   Germany 1 0 2 3
4   Poland 0 1 1 2
5   France 0 0 2 2
6   Sweden 0 0 1 1
  Russia 0 0 1 1

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