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.

Locations of the Europe CupEdit

Year No. Host City Country
1978 I Bochum   West Germany
1979 II Haarlem   Netherlands
1980 III Mülheim   Germany
1981 IV Copenhagen   Denmark
1982 V Antwerp   Belgium
1983 VI Paris   France
1984 VII Malmö   Sweden
1985 VIII Mülheim   West Germany
1986 IX Haarlem   Netherlands
1987 X Villach   Austria
1988 XI Moscow   Soviet Union
1989 XII San Javier   Spain
1990 XIII Budapest   Hungary
1991 XIV Antwerp   Belgium
1992 XV Sofia   Bulgaria
1993 XVI Kristiansand   Norway
1994 XVII Most   Czech Republic
1995 XVIII Kristiansand   Norway
1996 XIX Haarlem   Netherlands
1997 XX Lisburn   United Kingdom
1998 XXI Most   Czech Republic
1999 XXII Dornbirn   Austria
Year No. Host City Country
2000 XXIII Eindhoven   Netherlands
2001 XXIV Uppsala   Sweden
2002 XXV Berlin   Germany
2003 XXVI Uppsala   Sweden
2004 XXVII Haarlem   Netherlands
2005 XXVIII Issy-les-Moulineaux   France
2006 XXIX La Rinconada, Seville   Spain
2007 XXX Amersfoort   Netherlands
2008 XXXI Moscow   Russia
2009 XXXII Sofia   Bulgaria
2010 XXXIII Zwolle   Netherlands
2011 XXXIV Zwolle   Netherlands
2012 XXXV Pécs   Hungary
2013 XXXVI Beauvais   France
2014 XXXVII Amiens   France
2015 XXXVIII Tours   France
2016 XXXIX Tours   France
2017 XL Milan   Italy
2018 XLI Lubin   Poland
2019 XLII Junglinster   Luxembourg
2020 XLIII Białystok   Poland

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
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

^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

ReferencesEdit

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