2022 European Badminton Championships
Tournament details
DatesApril 25, 2022 (2022-04-25)
April 30, 2022 (2022-04-30)
VenuePolideportivo Municipal Gallur
LocationMadrid, Spain
Champions
Men's singlesDenmark Viktor Axelsen
Women's singlesSpain Carolina Marín
Men's doublesGermany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Marvin Seidel
Women's doublesBulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
Mixed doublesGermany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Isabel Lohau
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The 2022 European Badminton Championships was the 29th tournament of the European Badminton Championships. It was held in Madrid, Spain, from 25 to 30 April 2022.[1][2]

Tournament

The 2022 European Badminton Championships was the 29th edition of the championships. The tournament was organized by the Badminton Europe with the local organizer Spanish Badminton Federation and sanctioned by the BWF.[3]

The tournament consisted of men's (singles and doubles), women's (singles and doubles), and mixed doubles.

Finland was originally announced as the host for this championships during the 2021 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships,[4] but withdrew due to COVID-19-related concerns.[5]

Venue

The tournament was held at the Polideportivo Municipal Gallur in Madrid, Spain.[3]

Point distribution

Below are the tables with the point distribution for each phase of the tournament based on the BWF points system for the European Badminton Championships, which is equivalent to a Super 500 event.[6]

Winner Runner-up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 33/64
9,200 7,800 6,420 5,040 3,600 2,220 880

Medal summary

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles Denmark Viktor Axelsen Denmark Anders Antonsen Israel Misha Zilberman
France Toma Junior Popov
Women's singles Spain Carolina Marín Scotland Kirsty Gilmour Turkey Neslihan Yiğit
Denmark Mia Blichfeldt
Men's doubles Germany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Marvin Seidel
Scotland Alexander Dunn
Scotland Adam Hall
Netherlands Ruben Jille
Netherlands Ties van der Lecq
England Ben Lane
England Sean Vendy
Women's doubles Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
Germany Linda Efler
Germany Isabel Lohau
Denmark Maiken Fruergaard
Denmark Sara Thygesen
Denmark Amalie Magelund
Denmark Freja Ravn
Mixed doubles Germany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Isabel Lohau
France Thom Gicquel
France Delphine Delrue
Denmark Mikkel Mikkelsen
Denmark Rikke Søby Hansen
Netherlands Robin Tabeling
Netherlands Selena Piek

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Spain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Germany2103
2 Denmark1146
3 Bulgaria1001
 Spain*1001
5 Scotland0202
6 France0112
7 Netherlands0022
8 England0011
 Israel0011
 Turkey0011
Totals (10 entries)551020

Participants

216 players from 35 nations will participate this championship.

Participants of 2022 European Badminton Championships
Nation MS[7] WS[8] MD[9] WD[10] XD[11] Total Players
 Austria 1 1 1 1 4 5
 Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2
 Belgium 2 1 3 3
 Bulgaria 1 2 1 1 1 6 7
 Croatia 1 1 2 2
 Cyprus 1 1 1 3 5
 Czech Republic 1 2 2 1 0.5 6.5 9
 Denmark 3 4 2 3 2 14 21
 England 1 2 3 1 2 9 13
 Estonia 1 1 1 1 1 5 8
 Finland 1 1 0.5 2.5 3
 France 4 3 3 2 2 9 12
 Germany 2 1 2 2 2 9 12
 Greece 1 1 2 3
 Hungary 1 2 3 3
 Iceland 1 1 2 3
 Ireland 1 1 1 1 1 5 6
 Israel 1 1 1 3 3
 Italy 1 1 1 2 5 7
 Latvia 1 1 2
 Malta 1 1
 Moldova 1 1 2 2
 Netherlands 2 1 1 1 2 7 9
 Norway 1 1 1 1 4 7
 Poland 1 1 1 3 5
 Portugal 1 1 1 3 3
 Scotland 1 1 2 1 2 7 9
 Serbia 1 1 2 3
 Slovakia 1 1 1 3 3
 Slovenia 1 1 1 1 4 5
 Spain (H) 2 3 2 1 1 9 11
 Sweden 1 1 1 1 1 5 7
  Switzerland 1 1 1 1 4 5
 Turkey 2 2 2
 Ukraine 1 2 1 1 1 6 9
Total (35 NOCs) 40 39 28 28 28 163 216

Men's singles

Seeds

  1. Denmark Viktor Axelsen (champion)
  2. Denmark Anders Antonsen (final)
  3. Denmark Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (quarter-finals)
  4. Netherlands Mark Caljouw (third round)
  5. France Toma Junior Popov (semi-finals)
  6. France Brice Leverdez (quarter-finals)
  7. France Thomas Rouxel (quarter-finals)
  8. Republic of Ireland Nhat Nguyen (quarter-finals)

Wild card

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Alex Lanier of France.[12]

Finals

Semi-finals Final
          
1 Denmark Viktor Axelsen 21 21
Israel Misha Zilberman 10 11
1 Denmark Viktor Axelsen 21 21
2 Denmark Anders Antonsen 17 15
5 France Toma Junior Popov 16 21 15
2 Denmark Anders Antonsen 21 19 21

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
1 Denmark V Axelsen 21 21
WC France A Lanier 12 11
1 Denmark V Axelsen w / o
Germany M Weißkirchen
Germany M Weißkirchen 21 21
Hungary G Pytel 11 17
Hungary G Pytel 21 21
Moldova C Savin 15 8
1 Denmark V Axelsen 21 21
7 France T Rouxel 16 14
7 France T Rouxel 21 21
Belgium J Carraggi 11 12
7 France T Rouxel 22 21
England T Penty 20 12
Spain P Abián 16 21 18
England T Penty 21 11 21
Slovenia M Ivanič 17 11
England T Penty 21 21

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
4 Netherlands M Caljouw 22 17 21
Finland K Koljonen 20 21 10
4 Netherlands M Caljouw 16 21 16
Israel M Zilberman 21 15 21
Iceland K Gunnarsson 20 16
Israel M Zilberman 22 21
Croatia L Ban 21 18
Israel M Zilberman 23 21
Israel M Zilberman 21 21
6 France B Leverdez 18 15
6 France B Leverdez 21 21
Austria L Wraber 15 18
6 France B Leverdez 24 16 21
Slovakia M Dratva 22 21 16
Norway M Barth 12 16
Slovakia M Dratva 21 21
Estonia K Kert 14 13
Slovakia M Dratva 21 21

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
Italy F Caponio 21 21
Scotland C Smith 15 3
Italy F Caponio 21 16 21
Sweden F Burestedt 19 21 23
Sweden F Burestedt 16 7
5 France T J Popov 21 21
Portugal B Atilano 16 11
5 France T J Popov 21 21
5 France T J Popov 20 21 21
3 Denmark H-K Vittinghus 22 14 13
Greece S Tsigirdakis 12 11
Switzerland T Künzi 21 21
Switzerland T Künzi 21 21
Malta M Abela 12 7
Switzerland T Künzi 21 24 12
3 Denmark H-K Vittinghus 17 26 21
Bulgaria D Nikolov 21 10 17
3 Denmark H-K Vittinghus 12 21 21

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
Poland M Szymanowski 6 15
Netherlands J Kweekel 21 21
Netherlands J Kweekel 21 21
Ukraine D Bosniuk 16 14
Netherlands J Kweekel 15 14
8 Republic of Ireland N Nguyen 21 21
Azerbaijan A R Dwicahyo 10 14
8 Republic of Ireland N Nguyen 21 21
8 Republic of Ireland N Nguyen 15 17
2 Denmark A Antonsen 21 21
Czech Republic J Louda 21 21
Belgium M Moreels 12 12
Czech Republic J Louda 17 21 10
Spain L E Peñalver 21 18 21
Spain L E Peñalver 13 15
2 Denmark A Antonsen 21 21
Germany K Schäfer 17 21 13
2 Denmark A Antonsen 21 18 21

Women's singles

Seeds

  1. Spain Carolina Marín (champion)
  2. Denmark Mia Blichfeldt (semi-finals)
  3. Scotland Kirsty Gilmour (final)
  4. Denmark Line Christophersen (quarter-finals)
  5. Germany Yvonne Li (third round)
  6. Turkey Neslihan Yiğit (semi-finals)
  7. Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt (quarter-finals)
  8. Belgium Lianne Tan (quarter-finals)

Finals

Semi-finals Final
          
1 Spain Carolina Marín 21 21
6 Turkey Neslihan Yiğit 14 13
1 Spain Carolina Marín 21 21
3 Scotland Kirsty Gilmour 10 12
3 Scotland Kirsty Gilmour 21 19 21
2 Denmark Mia Blichfeldt 19 21 10

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
1 Spain C Marín 21 21
Czech Republic K Tomalová 10 6
1 Spain C Marín 21 21
Ukraine M Ulitina 7 8
Portugal S Gonçalves 21 17 16
Ukraine M Ulitina 19 21 21
1 Spain C Marín 21 14 21
7 Denmark L Kjærsfeldt 11 21 17
7 Denmark L Kjærsfeldt 21 21
France M Batomene 10 11
7 Denmark L Kjærsfeldt 21 21
Spain B Corrales 12 12
Serbia M Sudimac 9 8
Spain B Corrales 21 21
Spain B Corrales 20 21 21
Israel K Polikarpova 22 17 17

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
4 Denmark L Christophersen 21 21
Slovenia P Polanc 14 11
4 Denmark L Christophersen 21 23
France L Huet 16 21
France L Huet 18 21 21
England F Redfearn 21 19 17
England F Redfearn 21 21
Bulgaria H Popovska 13 12
4 Denmark L Christophersen 10 21 15
6 Turkey N Yiğit 21 15 21
6 Turkey N Yiğit 21 21
Italy Y Hamza 11 9
6 Turkey N Yiğit 21 21
Republic of Ireland R Darragh 16 12
Austria K Neudolt 5 6
Republic of Ireland R Darragh 21 21
Republic of Ireland R Darragh 21 21
Hungary V Sándorházi 16 18

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
Bulgaria M Mitsova 21 14 21
Spain C Azurmendi 13 21 17
Bulgaria M Mitsova 21 21
Moldova V Ginga 11 9
Bulgaria M Mitsova 21 9 16
8 Belgium L Tan 8 21 21
Switzerland J Stadelmann 14 17
8 Belgium L Tan 21 21
8 Belgium L Tan 13 21 15
3 Scotland K Gilmour 21 12 21
Estonia K Kuuba 21 21
Cyprus E Christodoulou 8 16
Estonia K Kuuba 21 21
England A Holden 18 17
Estonia K Kuuba 21 9 15
3 Scotland K Gilmour 18 21 21
Netherlands G Mahulette 16 11
3 Scotland K Gilmour 21 21

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals
                    
Slovakia M Repiská 16 17
Turkey A Demirbağ 21 21
Turkey A Demirbağ 10 8
France Qi XF 21 21
France Qi XF 21 21
5 Germany Y Li 13 15
Sweden E Urell 9 18
5 Germany Y Li 21 21
France Qi XF 21 10 17
2 Denmark M Blichfeldt 16 21 21
Czech Republic T Švábíková 21 21
Hungary Á Körösi 15 8
Czech Republic T Švábíková 16 13
Denmark J D Jakobsen 21 21
Denmark J D Jakobsen 21 11 17
2 Denmark M Blichfeldt 14 21 21
Ukraine P Buhrova 13 7
2 Denmark M Blichfeldt 21 21

Men's doubles

Seeds

  1. Denmark Kim Astrup / Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (withdrew)
  2. Germany Mark Lamsfuß / Marvin Seidel (champions)
  3. England Ben Lane / Sean Vendy (semi-finals)
  4. France Christo Popov / Toma Junior Popov (quarter-finals)
  5. Denmark Jeppe Bay / Lasse Mølhede (quarter-finals)
  6. Scotland Alexander Dunn / Adam Hall (final)
  7. France Fabien Delrue / William Villeger (quarter-finals)
  8. Netherlands Ruben Jille / Ties van der Lecq (semi-finals)

Wild card

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to José Molares and Jaume Pérez of Spain.[12]

Finals

Semi-finals Final
          
8 10 20
6 21 22
6 17 16
2 21 21
3 21 17
2 23 21

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
1
  • Norway T Flåtten
  • Norway V Rikheim
w / o
  • Norway T Flåtten
  • Norway V Rikheim
22 17 21
20 21 14
  • Norway T Flåtten
  • Norway V Rikheim
13 13
8 21 21
8 11 21 21
21 13 17
8 21 21
17 17
  • Sweden J Hansson
  • Sweden M Z-Bexell
28 17 17
26 21 21

Section 2

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
4 21 22
  • Spain J Monroy
  • Spain C Piris
10 20
  • Spain J Monroy
  • Spain C Piris
21 21
  • Germany M Datko
  • Germany P Scheiel
10 8
4 16 13
6 21 21
6 21 21
15 19
6 10 21 21
21 12 18
19 21 21
21 9 9

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
WC
  • Spain J Molares
  • Spain J Pérez
14 8
21 21
18 14
5 21 21
19 12
5 21 21
5 14 21
3 21 23
13 16
21 21
22 17 10
3 20 21 21

Section 4

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
21 23
16 21
10 22 14
7 21 20 21
  • Cyprus A Ioannou
  • Cyprus C Temereas
8 9
7 21 21
7 17 18
2 21 21
  • England R Easton
  • England Z Russ
21 21
  • Ukraine G Beketov
  • Ukraine M Makhnovskiy
8 14
  • England R Easton
  • England Z Russ
18 18
2 21 21

Women's doubles

Seeds

  1. Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva / Stefani Stoeva (champions)
  2. Denmark Maiken Fruergaard / Sara Thygesen (semi-finals)
  3. Denmark Amalie Magelund / Freja Ravn (semi-finals)
  4. Germany Linda Efler / Isabel Lohau (final)
  5. Scotland Julie MacPherson / Ciara Torrance (first round)
  6. Netherlands Debora Jille / Cheryl Seinen (quarter-finals)
  7. Sweden Johanna Magnusson / Clara Nistad (quarter-finals)
  8. Denmark Christine Busch / Amalie Schulz (quarter-finals)

Wild card

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Chloe Birch and Jessica Pugh of England.[12]

Finals

Semi-finals Final
          
1 21 21
3 11 12
1 21 21
4 14 10
4 20 21 22
2 22 15 20

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
1 21 21
  • France F Vallet
  • France E Vercelot
12 10
21 18 16
  • France F Vallet
  • France E Vercelot
10 21 21
1 21 21
6 16 13
6 21 21
15 17
6 21 18 21
WC 10 21 17
  • Latvia A Babre
  • Latvia A Priedniece
4 8
WC 21 21

Section 2

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
3 21 21
  • Italy M Corsini
  • Italy J Mair
11 14
  • Italy M Corsini
  • Italy J Mair
21 21
  • Portugal A F. Gonçalves
  • Portugal S Gonçalves
12 10
3 21 9 21
7 14 21 18
7 21 21
  • Cyprus E Kattirtzi
  • Cyprus I Pissi
17 6
7 21 21
14 17
w / o

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
  • Norway M Christensen
  • Norway A Hong
w / o
  • Norway M Christensen
  • Norway A Hong
10 18
8
  • Denmark C Busch
  • Denmark A Schulz
21 21
  • Austria S Au Yeong
  • Austria K Hochmeir
15 9
8
  • Denmark C Busch
  • Denmark A Schulz
21 21
8
  • Denmark C Busch
  • Denmark A Schulz
9 21 13
4 21 13 21
21 22
16 20
15 17
4 21 21

Section 4

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
  • Poland D Kwaśnik
  • Poland K Marczak
w / o
  • Poland D Kwaśnik
  • Poland K Marczak
6 14
21 21
21 21
5 10 15
21 16 17
2 19 21 21
  • Republic of Ireland K Frost
  • Republic of Ireland M Ryan
18 21 5
21 15 21
22 11
2 24 21

Mixed doubles

Seeds

  1. England Marcus Ellis / Lauren Smith (quarter-finals)
  2. France Thom Gicquel / Delphine Delrue (final)
  3. Denmark Mathias Christiansen / Alexandra Bøje(quarter-finals)
  4. Germany Mark Lamsfuß / Isabel Lohau (champions)
  5. Netherlands Robin Tabeling / Selena Piek (semi-finals)
  6. Denmark Mikkel Mikkelsen / Rikke Søby Hansen (semi-finals)
  7. Scotland Adam Hall / Julie MacPherson (quarter-finals)
  8. England Callum Hemming / Jessica Pugh (quarter-finals)

Wild card

Badminton Europe (BEC) awarded a wild card entry to Alberto Zapico and Lorena Uslé of Spain.[12]

Finals

Semi-finals Final
          
6 21 16 17
4 12 21 21
4 16 22 21
2 21 20 16
5 19 15
2 21 21

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
1 13 21 21
21 16 19
21 21
18 17
1 11 17
6 21 21
6 21 17 21
17 21 19
6 21 21
18 9
21 22 21
  • Switzerland N A. Müller
  • Switzerland R Stern
17 24 13

Section 2

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
4 21 21
14 18
  • Sweden M Z-Bexell
  • Sweden T Sjöö
16 21 18
21 17 21
4 25 21
7 23 17
7 21 21
  • Greece P Tentas
  • Greece E Moutevelidou
6 2
7 21 21
  • Serbia M Tomic
  • Serbia A Vitman
10 14
  • Serbia M Tomic
  • Serbia A Vitman
21 21
15 19

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Quarter-finals
               
24 13 21
  • Ukraine V Yakovlev
  • Ukraine P Tkach
22 21 19
15 7
5 21 21
9 13
5 21 21