Team England have won Bronze in the European Team Championship after a spirited display against Denmark in the Semi Finals. This equals their result in 2011 (the tournament is played every 2 years), with Denmark now going on to face Germany in the Finals.
One particular highlight was English Mens Doubles pair Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis overcoming World No 1 pair and London 2012 silver medallists Matthias Boe and Carsten Mogensen in a thrilling 3-gamer.
You can read a full report here.
The Mereway Badminton Club Northampton Mixed Doubles team have recently enjoyed success in back-to-back fixtures against Wellingborough Northampton Road ‘B’.
The first game was away on Monday 28 January. After five of the nine rubbers the match was balanced at 2-3 in favour of Mereway. Then the team went on to win three of the last four rubbers to establish a final result of 3-6 to Mereway.
The return fixture was played eleven days later at home. This time we won four of the first five rubbers with all three pairs winning their opening games against their opposite numbers, giving us a great start. The final result was a very comfortable 7-2 to Mereway.
These results mean that the mixed team is in a really strong position having won all of its matches so far this season, and having now played all the other teams in the division at least once promotion back to the 1st division is our target.
Mereway Badminton Club Northampton offers competitive badminton through 4 varied teams in the Northampton Badminton league.
Team England raced through to the quarter finals of the European Mixed Team Badminton Championships in Moscow today by winning all five of their matches against Lithuania, which follows a similarly comprehensive win over Latvia earlier in the week. They now face Ukraine in the quarter finals. Read a full report here.
The European Mixed Team Badminton Championships is played every other year to crown the best Badminton mixed national team in Europe. England won Bronze in 2011.
Our doubles team goes from strength to strength, with a brilliant team effort to produce a 6-3 home win against Pyghtle club, turning around a defeat earlier in the season.
At the midway point in the season the team have played 6 matches, winning 4 and losing 2, with 6 matches left to play.
Mereway Badminton Club Northampton offers competitive badminton through 4 teams in the Northampton Badminton league.
There is an interesting article on the BBC Website this week about the launch of a new Badminton league in India, which hopes to raise the profile of the sport. India achieved some Badminton success at London 2012, with Saina Nehwal winning Bronze in the Women’s Singles. You can read the full article here – Could badminton become cool?
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