Europe Cup (badminton)

The Europe Cup (also known as European Badminton Club Championships) is a badminton team championships played by clubs from all around Europe, comparable to the UEFA Champions League in football. It was established in 1978 by the members of Badminton Europe.

ChampionshipsEdit

Year Number Host City Host Country Events
1978 1 Bochum   West Germany 1
1979 2 Haarlem   Netherlands 1
1980 3 Mülheim   Germany 1
1981 4 Copenhagen   Denmark 1
1982 5 Antwerp   Belgium 1
1983 6 Paris   France 1
1984 7 Malmö   Sweden 1
1985 8 Mülheim   West Germany 1
1986 9 Haarlem   Netherlands 1
1987 10 Villach   Austria 1
1988 11 Moscow   Soviet Union 1
1989 12 San Javier   Spain 1
1990 13 Budapest   Hungary 1
1991 14 Antwerp   Belgium 1
1992 15 Sofia   Bulgaria 1
1993 16 Kristiansand   Norway 1
1994 17 Most   Czech Republic 1
1995 18 Kristiansand   Norway 1
1996 19 Haarlem   Netherlands 1
1997 20 Lisburn   United Kingdom 1
1998 21 Most   Czech Republic 1
1999 22 Dornbirn   Austria 1
2000 23 Eindhoven   Netherlands 1
2001 24 Uppsala   Sweden 1
2002 25 Berlin   Germany 1
2003 26 Uppsala   Sweden 1
2004 27 Haarlem   Netherlands 1
2005 28 Issy-les-Moulineaux   France 1
2006 29 La Rinconada, Seville   Spain 1
2007 30 Amersfoort   Netherlands 1
Year Number Host City Host Country Events
2008 31 Moscow   Russia 1
2009 32 Sofia   Bulgaria 1
2010 33 Zwolle   Netherlands 1
2011 34 Zwolle   Netherlands 1
2012 35 Pécs   Hungary 1
2013 36 Beauvais   France 1
2014 37 Amiens   France 1
2015 38 Tours   France 1
2016 39 Tours   France 1
2017 40 Milan   Italy 1
2018 41 Lubin   Poland 1
2019 42 Junglinster   Luxembourg 1
2020 43 Białystok   Poland 1
2022 44 1

FinalistsEdit

Year Winner Runner up Score
1978   Gentofte BK   1. BV Mülheim 5–2
1979   Gentofte BK   BC Duinwijck 6–1
1980   Wimbledon SBC   Hvidovre BK 4–3
1981   Gentofte BK   BMK Aura Malmö 7–0
1982   Gentofte BK   BC Duinwijck 6–1
1983   Gentofte BK   BMK Aura Malmö 7–0
1984   BMK Aura Malmö   Gentofte BK 7–0
1985   Gentofte BK   BMK Aura Malmö 7–0
1986   Gentofte BK   BMK Aura Malmö 6–1
1987   Triton BK Aalborg   BMK Aura Malmö 4–3
1988   SAC Omsk   Triton BK Aalborg 4–3
1989   Headingley BC   Göteborgs BK 4–3
1990   Göteborgs BK   Velo BC van Zundert 5–2
1991   Stockholm Sparvagars GoIF   Headingley BC 5–2
1992   BC Feibra Linz   TBC Reykjavík 6–1
1993   Lillerød BK   Göteborgs BK 4–3
1994   Lillerød BK   Göteborgs BK 5–2
1995   Lillerød BK   Göteborgs BK 5–2
1996   Kastrup Magleby BK   Technokhim Moscow 4–1
1997   Hvidovre BK   Technokhim Moscow 4–3
1998   Kastrup Magleby BK   Technokhim Moscow 4–1
1999   BC Eintracht Südring   Sportschool van Zijderveld 5–1
Year Winner Runner up Score
2000   Kastrup Magleby BK   Fyrisfjädern Uppsala 5–2
2001   Hvidovre BK   Fyrisfjädern Uppsala 4–3
2002   Lokomotiv Rekord Moscow   Fyrisfjädern Uppsala 4–3
2003   Lokomotiv Rekord Moscow   Fyrisfjädern Uppsala 4–1
2004   Greve Strands BK   FC Langenfeld 4–1
2005   Kastrup Magleby BK   1. BC Beuel 4–1
20061   Issy Les Moulineaux BC 92   SC Meteor Dnipropetrovsk
  Uniao Desportiva de Santana
2007[1]   Primorye Vladivostok   BC Amersfoort 4–2
2008   Primorye Vladivostok   Favorit-Ramenskoe 4–1
2009   Favorit Ramenskoe   Issy Les Moulineaux 4–2
2010   1. BC Saarbrücken   Favorit-Ramenskoe 4–2
2011   BC Duinwijck   Van Zundert Velo 4–2
2012   Primorye Vladivostok   Team Skælskør-Slagelse 4–2
2013   Primorye Vladivostok   Team Skælskør-Slagelse 4–1
2014   Primorye Vladivostok   BC Chambly Oise 4–1
2015   Primorye Vladivostok   Aix Universite CB 3–1
2016   Issy Les Moulineaux BC 92   BC Chambly Oise 3–2
2017   Issy Les Moulineaux BC 92   BC Chambly Oise 3–1
2018   Primorye Vladivostok   BC Chambly Oise 3–1
2019   Primorye Vladivostok   BC Chambly Oise 3–0
2022   UKS Hubal Bialystok   BC Chambly Oise 3–1

^1 In 2006 the CB Rinconada team for the final included a player who was not qualified to play for them. The title was subsequently awarded to the runners-up, IMBC 92 (Issy Les Moulineaux BC 92). The losers of the two semifinals were promoted to joint second place. Thus for the first time in history, two teams emerged as silver medalists.

Championships by clubsEdit

Club Winner Runner up
  Primorye Vladivostok 8 0
  Gentofte 7 1
  Kastrup Magleby BK 4 0
  Lillerød 3 0
  Hvidovre 2 1
  Issy Les Moulineaux 2 1
  Lokomotiv Rekord Moscow 2 1
  BMK Aura Malmö 1 5
  Göteborgs BK 1 4
  BC Duinwijck 1 2
  Favorit-Ramenskoe 1 2
  Triton BK Aalborg 1 1
  Headingley BC 1 1
  BC Eintracht Südring 1 0
  BC Feibra Linz 1 0
  1. BC Saarbrücken 1 0
  Greve Strands 1 0
  Stockholm Sparvagars GoIF 1 0
  SAC Omsk 1 0
  Wimbledon SBC 1 0
  UKS Hubal Bialystok 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Europe Cup: Local Favourites Bow To Talented Russians". Badzine.net. 2 July 2007. Retrieved 18 May 2017.[permanent dead link]