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2018 European Badminton Championships

The 2018 European Badminton Championships is an individual continental championships tournament of badminton, to crowns the best male and female players and pairs in Europe. This tournament will be held in Huelva, Spain, from 24 to 29 April 2018.

2018 European Badminton Championships
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Tournament details
Dates24–29 April
Edition27
VenuePalacio de Deportes de Huelva
LocationHuelva, Spain
2017 2019

TournamentEdit

The 2018 European Badminton Championships is the 27th edition of the championships. This tournament was awarded to Huelva following a decision adopted by the Executive Committee of Badminton Europe and made public at the General Assembly of the aforementioned organization that took place in Prague, Czech Republic. The candidature led by the Spanish Badminton Federation in collaboration with the city of Huelva, the Regional Government of Andalusia, the Deputation of Huelva and the Andalusian Badminton Federation will organize the European Championships to be played between 24 and 29 April 2018.[1]

The tournament consist of men's (singles and doubles), women's (singles and doubles), and also mixed doubles. 300 athletes from 25 countries will compete in this tournament.[2]

VenueEdit

The tournament will be held at the Palacio de Deportes de Huelva, Spain, also known as Carolina Marín Sports Hall – a facility dedicated to the Spanish badminton player who has managed to find her place on a podium usually taken by Asians.[3] The Principe de Asturias Sports Hall in University of Huelva will be used as training section.[4]

Point distributionEdit

Below is the tables with the point distribution for each phase of the tournament based on the BWF points system for the European Badminton Championships.[5]

Champion Runner-up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 33/64 65/128 129/256 257/512 513/1024
7,000 5,950 4,900 3,850 2,750 1,670 660 320 130 60 30

Medal summaryEdit

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Viktor Axelsen (Champion)
  2.   Anders Antonsen (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Rajiv Ouseph (Final)
  4.   Brice Leverdez (Semifinals)
  5.   Rasmus Gemke (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Mark Caljouw (Third Round)
  7.   Pablo Abián (Second Round)
  8.   Lucas Corvée (Quarterfinals)

Wild cardEdit

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Jan Ø. Jørgensen of Denmark.[6]

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Viktor Axelsen 21 21
4   Brice Leverdez 7 9
1   Viktor Axelsen 21 21
3   Rajiv Ouseph 8 7
3   Rajiv Ouseph 21 18 21
WC   Jan Ø. Jørgensen 17 21 15

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   V Axelsen 21 21
  D N Anjo 14 14   A Mendrek 11 8
  A Mendrek 21 21 1   V Axelsen 21 21
  S Parsons 13 9
  M Moreels
  S Parsons 21 23   S Parsons w / o
  L Wraber 19 21 1   V Axelsen 21 21
5   R Gemke 11 16
5   R Gemke 21 21
  K Koljonen 18 21 16   A Roovers 9 15
  A Roovers 21 14 21 5   R Gemke 21 21
  V Malkov 13 18
  V Malkov 21 21
  G Krausz 21 21   G Krausz 11 9
  R Maddaloni 18 18

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   B Leverdez 17 21 21
  C V Filimon 21 16 21   C V Filimon 21 16 15
  E Nicolaou 8 21 11 4   B Leverdez 21 21
  R Must 16 16
  R Must 21 21
  R Mann 14 15   E Lale 19 16
  E Lale 21 21 4   B Leverdez 22 21 21
  N Fransman 24 15 15
7   P Abián 9 18
  K Gunnarsson 16 17   N Nguyễn 21 21
  N Nguyễn 21 21   N Nguyễn 21 17 19
  N Fransman 14 21 21
  M Myhre 13 9
  M Abela 1 5   N Fransman 21 21
  N Fransman 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  J Nilsson 21 22
  K Schäfer 14 20   J Nilsson 21 21
  M Dratva 16 10
  J Nilsson 21 9 14
  C Kirchmayr 21 22 8   L Corvée 19 21 21
  C Savin 17 20   C Kirchmayr 16 11
8   L Corvée 21 21
8   L Corvée 21 18 11
  I Rusev 12 18 3   R Ouseph 16 21 21
  A Pochtarov 21 21   A Pochtarov 21 12 21
  E Heino 17 21 12
  A Pochtarov
  Z Đurkinjak 19 21 13 3   R Ouseph w / o
  L E Peñalver 21 13 21   L E Peñalver 19 8
3   R Ouseph 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  O Galandarov 3 7
WC   J Ø. Jørgensen 21 21 WC   J Ø. Jørgensen 21 21
  M Rogalski 9 15
WC   J Ø. Jørgensen 21 21
  S Sirant 21 21 6   M Caljouw 19 18
  M Ludik 11 11   S Sirant 19 19
6   M Caljouw 21 21
WC   J Ø. Jørgensen w / o
  I Xanthou 11 10 2   A Antonsen
  M Ivanič 21 21   M Ivanič 10 8
  M Zilberman 21 21
  M Zilberman 15 21 10
  T Penty 21 21 2   A Antonsen 21 19 21
  L Claerbout 10 7   T Penty 12 21 20
2   A Antonsen 21 15 22

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Carolina Marín (Champion)
  2.   Kirsty Gilmour (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Mia Blichfeldt (Semifinals)
  4.   Evgeniya Kosetskaya (Final)
  5.   Beatriz Corrales (Second Round)
  6.   Line Kjærsfeldt (Semifinals)
  7.   Natalia Koch Rohde (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Neslihan Yiğit (Third Round)

Wild cardEdit

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Sara Peñalver Pereira of Spain.[6]

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Carolina Marín 21 21
3   Mia Blichfeldt 17 16
1   Carolina Marín 21 21
4   Evgeniya Kosetskaya 15 7
4   Evgeniya Kosetskaya 21 21
6   Line Kjærsfeldt 10 14

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   C Marín 21 21
  M Batomene 15 12
1   C Marín 21 21
  S Jaquet 14 7
  S de V Eijbergen 21 19 16
  N Perminova 17 21 17   S Jaquet 12 21 21
  S Jaquet 21 13 21 1   C Marín 21 21
7   N K Rohde 17 10
7   N K Rohde 21 21
  M Mitsova 21 16 21   M Mitsova 15 17
  Z Pavelková 12 21 9 7   N K Rohde 21 21
WC   S Peñalver 11 19
WC   S Peñalver 21 21
  L Tan 21 21   L Tan 18 16
  A Korosi 19 19

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   M Blichfeldt 21 21
  N Voytsekh 21 21   N Voytsekh 14 9
  V Fomkinaite 15 18 3   M Blichfeldt 21 21
  A Mikkelä 15 13
  L Salehar 14 11
  M Repiská 12 10   A Mikkelä 21 21
  A Mikkelä 21 21 3   M Blichfeldt 28 21
  Y Li 26 12
8   N Yiğit 21 21
  F Deprez 21 21   F Deprez 14 15
  D Danilenko 15 11 8   N Yiğit 6 7
  Y Li 21 21
  G Saar 9 9
  E Christodoulou 6 3   Y Li 21 21
  Y Li 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  L Zetchiri 19 17
  L Heim 21 21   L Heim 21 21
  R Darragh 9 10
  L Heim 21 15 0r
  C Birch 21 21   C Birch 19 21 0
  M Pavlinić 18 11   C Birch 21 21
5   B Corrales 16 19
  C Birch 14 12
  S Goncalves 21 11 8r4   E Kosetskaya 21 21
  K Kuuba 18 21 15   K Kuuba 21 21
  I Pope 7 14
  K Kuuba 13 20
  J Hart 20 21 14 4   E Kosetskaya 21 22
  M Ulitina 22 19 21   M Ulitina 20 14
4   E Kosetskaya 22 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  C Azurmendi
  A Demirbağ w / o   A Demirbağ 21 21
  G Sotiriou 19 7
  A Demirbağ 14 16
  A Huser 21 19 19 6   L Kjærsfeldt 21 21
  A Zaitsava 19 21 21   A Zaitsava 12 21 12
6   L Kjærsfeldt 21 14 21
6   L Kjærsfeldt 21 21
  K Tomalová 16 15 2   K Gilmour 14 16
  G Mahulette 21 21   G Mahulette 21 21
  J Magnusson 10 17
  G Mahulette 11 13
  M Poulsen 21 21 2   K Gilmour 21 21
  E Wiborg 7 10   M Poulsen 18 17
2   K Gilmour 21 21

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
  Jelle Maas
  Robin Tabeling
15 18
3   Kim Astrup
  Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
21 21
3   Kim Astrup
  Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
21 0
2   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
15 0r
4   Vladimir Ivanov
  Ivan Sozonov
11 21 19
2   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
21 19 21

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   M Boe
  C Mogensen
  B Lane
  S Vendy
w / o
  B Lane
  S Vendy
22 12
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
24 21
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
21 19 29
  A Dunn
  A Hall
16 21 27
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
21 21
7   J R Jansen
  J Zurwonne
19 13
7   J R Jansen
  J Zurwonne
21 21
  M Dratva
  M Hliničan
10 11
7   J R Jansen
  J Zurwonne
17 24 22
  E Dremin
  D Grachev
21 22 20
  E Dremin
  D Grachev
21 21 22
  E Adam
  S Corvee
23 15 20

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
21 21
  M Dierickx
  F Golinski
14 12
3   K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
21 21
  P Boichinov
  I Panev
11 11
  P Boichinov
  I Panev
21 21
  A Bass
  S Geffen
12 17
3   K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
21 20 21
5   M Ellis
  C Langridge
8 22 16
5   M Ellis
  C Langridge
21 21
  L Osele
  K Strobl
12 17
5   M Ellis
  C Langridge
21 21
  K Abramov
  A Zinchenko
12 17
  P Prądziński
  J Rudziński
13 18
  K Abramov
  A Zinchenko
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  K Kaljurand
  R Kasner
22 20 12
  Nguyễn N
  P Reynolds
20 22 21
  Nguyễn N
  P Reynolds
12 7
6   M Christiansen
  D Daugaard
21 21
  J Arends
  R Jille
21 15 22
6   M Christiansen
  D Daugaard
15 21 24
6   M Christiansen
  D Daugaard
15 19
4   V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
21 21
  M Christensen
  F Kristensen
12 12
  M Bochat
  A Cwalina
21 21
  M Bochat
  A Cwalina
19 10
4   V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
21 21
  D Stipsits
  R Zirnwald
14 14
4   V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  T Gicquel
  R Labar
21 21
  D Benz
  A Heinz
19 18
  T Gicquel
  R Labar
16 8
8   M Lamsfuß
  M E Seidel
21 21
WC   J Suárez
  A Zapico
9 11
8   M Lamsfuß
  M E Seidel
21 21
8   M Lamsfuß
  M E Seidel
21 15 18
2   M C-Petersen
  M P Kolding
13 21 21
  P Briggs
  T Wolfenden
21 21
  G Greco
  R Maddaloni
13 10
  P Briggs
  T Wolfenden
20 13
2   M C-Petersen
  M P Kolding
22 21
  D Nikolov
  I Rusev
13 12
2   M C-Petersen
  M P Kolding
21 21

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

Wild cardEdit

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Olga Konon and Linda Efler of Germany.[6]

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
6   Émilie Lefel
  Anne Tran
17 21 21
5   Selena Piek
  Cheryl Seinen
21 18 19
6   Émilie Lefel
  Anne Tran
12 10
2   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
21 21
3   Maiken Fruergaard
  Sara Thygesen
10 18
2   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
21 21

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   K R Juhl
  C Pedersen
  B Ercetin
  N Inci
w / o
  B Ercetin
  N Inci
16 9
  E Bolotova
  A Davletova
21 21
  E Bolotova
  A Davletova
21 21
  I Salehar
  L Salehar
18 11
  E Bolotova
  A Davletova
18 11
6   É Lefel
  A Tran
21 21
6   É Lefel
  A Tran
21 21
  E Fernandez
  L Usle
18 7
6   É Lefel
  A Tran
21 21
  J Finne-Ipsen
  R Søby Hansen
15 12
  J Finne-Ipsen
  R Søby Hansen
21 21
  V Fomkinaite
  G Voitechovskaja
7 9

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   L Smith
  S Walker
21 21
  M Ilyinskaya
  Y Zharka
13 16
4   L Smith
  S Walker
19 21 21
  E Karlsson
  J Magnusson
21 14 12
  A Cherniavskaya
  A Zaitsava
8 10
  E Karlsson
  J Magnusson
21 21
4   L Smith
  S Walker
10 10
5   S Piek
  C Seinen
21 21
5   S Piek
  C Seinen
21 21
  I Pope
  M Radovska
13 10
5   S Piek
  C Seinen
21 22
  J Goliszewski
  L Käpplein
16 20
  A Bášová
  M Fuchsova
11 14
  J Goliszewski
  L Käpplein
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  S Garino
  L Iversen
25 21
  S F Jørgensen
  N Syvertsen
23 11
  S Garino
  L Iversen
6 10
8   C Birch
  J Pugh
21 21
  B Unlu
  E Yazgan
9 9
8   C Birch
  J Pugh
21 21
8   C Birch
  J Pugh
11 9
3   M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 21
  L Jaques
  F Vandenhoucke
14 11
  D Delrue
  L Palermo
21 21
  D Delrue
  L Palermo
19 10
3   M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 21
  K Kuuba
  H Rüütel
17 19
3   M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  J Nyström
  S Pekkola
21 15 21
  S Boyle
  R Darragh
15 21 16
  J Nyström
  S Pekkola
10 12
  D Jille
  I van der Aar
21 21
  D Jille
  I van der Aar
21 21
7   I Herttrich
  C Nelte
13 15
  D Jille
  I van der Aar
8 6
2   G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21
  N Bukoviczki
  D Gonda
13 9
  A Högström
  C Nistad
21 21
  A Högström
  C Nistad
13 12
2   G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21
WC   L Efler
  O Konon
16 15
2   G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

Wild cardEdit

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Alexandra Bøje of Denmark.[6]

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Chris Adcock
  Gabrielle Adcock
21 15 25
5   Mark Lamsfuß
  Isabel Herttrich
17 21 23
1   Chris Adcock
  Gabrielle Adcock
21 17 21
2   Mathias Christiansen
  Christinna Pedersen
18 21 18
3   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
16 21 12
2   Mathias Christiansen
  Christinna Pedersen
21 19 21

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 21
  P Śmiłowski
  M Świerczyńska
16 10
1   C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 21
WC   J F Nielsen
  A Bøje
17 15
  T Gicquel
  D Delrue
16 21
WC   J F Nielsen
  A Bøje
21 23
1   C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 21
6   E Dremin
  E Dimova
14 18
6   E Dremin
  E Dimova
21 21
  D Yanakiev
  M Mitsova
16 7
6   E Dremin
  E Dimova
21 21
  B Kersaudy
  L Palermo
18 15
  J Maas
  I van der Aar
21 12
  B Kersaudy
  L Palermo
23 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   J Arends
  S Piek
21 21
  O Schaller
  C Burkart
14 11
4   J Arends
  S Piek
21 21
  M Dratva
  M Repiská
3 9
  M Dratva
  M Repiská
21 17 21
  D Stipsits
  A Meinke
17 21 15
4   J Arends
  S Piek
21 10 16
5   M Lamsfuß
  I Herttrich
19 21 21
5   M Lamsfuß
  I Herttrich
21 21
  A Zapico
  L Usle
7 14
5   M Lamfuß
  I Herttrich
21 23
  N Nøhr
  S Thygesen
9 21
  S Merits
  K-K Marran
9 11
  N Nøhr
  S Thygesen
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  M Zilberman
  S Zilberman
17 16
  A Kaisti
  J Nyström
21 21
  A Kaisti
  J Nyström
12 21 19
7   M E Seidel
  L Efler
21 18 21
  A Pochtarov
  N Voytsekh
15 11
7   M E Seidel
  L Efler
21 21
7   M E Seidel
  L Efler
22 13
3   M Ellis
  L Smith
24 21
  F Kristensen
  S F Jørgensen
9 13
  R Eidestedt
  C Nistad
21 21
  R Eidestedt
  C Nistad
11 16
3   M Ellis
  L Smith
21 21
  R Tabeling
  C Seinen
21 11 15
3   M Ellis
  L Smith
17 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  V Uladzizmir
  K Silich
6 13
  K Strobl
  S Garino
21 21
  K Strobl
  S Garino
16 9
8   R Labar
  A Fontaine
21 21
  J Bitman
  A Bášová
15 17
8   R Labar