Badminton Europe

Badminton Europe (BE) is the governing body of badminton in Europe. It is one of the five continental bodies under the flag of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). It now has 53 member associations and 1 associate member. It was founded on 27 September 1967 in Frankfurt, Germany.[1]

Badminton Europe
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Formation27 September 1967
TypeSports federation
HeadquartersBrøndby, Denmark
53 member associations
1 associate member
Slovakia Peter Tarcala

On its annual meeting held on 8 April 2006 the members decided to change the name from European Badminton Union, to Badminton Europe.


No. Years Name
1 1967–1968   Hans Peter Kuntz
2 1969–1977   Stellan Mohlin
3 1977–1982   Herman Valken
4 1982–1984   Heinrich Barge
5 1984–1992   Stan Mitchell
6 1992–2004   Torsten Berg
7 2004–2010   Tom Bacher
8 2010–2014   Poul-Erik Høyer
9 2014–2019   Gregory Verpoorten[2]
10 2019-present   Peter Tarcala[3]

Member associationsEdit

Associate memberesEdit


Two events were discontinued, they are:


  1. ^ "Badminton Europe Confederation". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  2. ^ "New President Elected". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  3. ^ Bech, Rasmus. "Peter Tarcala new BEC President". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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