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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 52 member associations. It was founded on 27 September 1967 in Frankfurt, Germany.[1]

Badminton Europe
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Abbreviation BE
Formation 27 September 1967
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Brøndby, Denmark
52 member associations
Belgium Gregory Verpoorten

On its annual meeting held on April 8, 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–present   Gregory Verpoorten[2]

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  1. ^ "Badminton Europe Confederation". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  2. ^ "New President Elected". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2016-08-05.

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