Germany
AssociationDeutscher Badminton-Verband (DBV)
ConfederationBE (Europe)
PresidentRalf Michaelis
BWF ranking
Current ranking13 Decrease 1 (2 January 2024)
Highest ranking7 (6 October 2011)
Sudirman Cup
Appearances18 (first in 1989)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2013, 2015)
Thomas Cup
Appearances11 (first in 2002)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2004, 2010, 2012)
Uber Cup
Appearances11 (first in 2002)
Best resultSemi-finals (2006, 2008)
European Mixed Team Championships
Appearances27 (first in 1972)
Best resultChampions (2013)
European Men's Team Championships
Appearances8 (first in 2006)
Best resultRunners-up (2006, 2012)
European Women's Team Championships
Appearances8 (first in 2006)
Best resultChampions (2012)
Helvetia Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1962)
Best resultChampions (1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1983, 1987)

The Germany national badminton team (German: Deutsche badminton-nationalmannschaft) represents Germany in international badminton team competitions.[1] It is controlled by the German Badminton Association (German: Deutscher Badminton-Verband), the national organization for badminton in the nation. Germany have two bronze finishes at the Uber Cup, particularly in 2006 and 2008. The woman's team were also champions in the 2012 Women's Team Badminton Championships.

In the mixed team competition, the German team won gold in the 2013 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships after upsetting Denmark with a score of 3-0 in the final tie.

Participation in BWF competitions

Participation in European Team Badminton Championships

Participation in Helvetia Cup

The Helvetia Cup or European B Team Championships was a European mixed team championship in badminton. The first Helvetia Cup tournament took place in Zurich, Switzerland in 1962.[2] The tournament took place every two years from 1971 until 2007, after which it was dissolved. Germany have only participated in the following years and have won every Helvetia Cup title they participated in.

Junior competitive record

Suhandinata Cup

Year Result
China 2000 Group stage - 6th of 24
South Africa 2002 Group stage - 6th of 23
Canada 2004 Group Z - 8th of 20
South Korea 2006 Group W2 - 11th of 28
New Zealand 2007 Group Z2 - 24th of 25
India 2008 Group X1 - 16th of 21
Malaysia 2009 Group X1 - 17th of 21
Mexico 2010 Group W2 - 12th of 24
Taiwan 2011 Group Y2 - 16th of 22
Japan 2012 Group Z2 - 10th of 30
Thailand 2013 Group Y1 - 15th of 30
Malaysia 2014 Group X1 - 11th of 33
Peru 2015 Group B2 - 12th of 39
Spain 2016 Group H2 - 13th of 52
Indonesia 2017 Group A2 - 26th of 44
Canada 2018 Group A1 - 21st of 39
Russia 2019 Group H2 - 15th of 43
New Zealand 2020 Cancelled
China 2021 Cancelled
Spain 2022 Group C - 16th of 37
United States 2023 Group D - 12th of 38

European Junior Team Badminton Championships

Mixed Team
Year Result
1999 1st place, gold medalist(s) Champions
2001 1st place, gold medalist(s) Champions
2003 1st place, gold medalist(s) Champions
2005 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Third place
2007 Fifth place
2009 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Semi-finalist
2011 1st place, gold medalist(s) Champions
2013 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Semi-finalist
2015 Quarter-finalist
2017 Quarter-finalist
2018 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Semi-finalist
2020 Quarter-finalist
2022 Quarter-finalist

Players

Current squad

As of 2 January 2024

Men's team

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
MS MD XD
Kai Schäfer (1993-06-13) 13 June 1993 (age 30) 77 - -
Fabian Roth (1995-11-29) 29 November 1995 (age 28) 80 - -
Max Weißkirchen (1996-10-18) 18 October 1996 (age 27) 98 187 -
Matthias Kicklitz (2002-04-05) 5 April 2002 (age 22) 113 187 -
Mark Lamsfuß (1994-04-19) 19 April 1994 (age 30) - 24 30
Marvin Seidel (1995-11-09) 9 November 1995 (age 28) - 24 -
Bjarne Geiss (1997-11-29) 29 November 1997 (age 26) - 57 457
Jan Colin Völker (1998-02-26) 26 February 1998 (age 26) - 57 50
Daniel Hess (1998-07-31) 31 July 1998 (age 25) - 108 254
Patrick Scheiel (1998-10-06) 6 October 1998 (age 25) - 108 73
Jones Ralfy Jansen (1992-11-12) 12 November 1992 (age 31) - 121 58
Kenneth Neumann (2004-09-17) 17 September 2004 (age 19) - 121 -

Women's team

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
WS WD XD
Yvonne Li (1998-05-30) 30 May 1998 (age 25) 27 - -
Miranda Wilson (2000-04-06) 6 April 2000 (age 24) 192 979 -
Florentine Schöffski (2003-05-08) 8 May 2003 (age 20) 216 - 1124
Antonia Schaller (2004-01-24) 24 January 2004 (age 20) 322 871 -
Isabel Lohau (1992-03-17) 17 March 1992 (age 32) - 32 30
Linda Efler (1995-01-23) 23 January 1995 (age 29) - 32 58
Stine Küspert (1999-07-24) 24 July 1999 (age 24) - 56 50
Emma Moszczynski (2001-06-07) 7 June 2001 (age 22) - 56 539
Franziska Volkmann (1994-04-04) 4 April 1994 (age 30) - 556 73
Leona Michalski (2002-06-14) 14 June 2002 (age 21) 1243 98 88
Selin Hübsch (2005-05-01) 1 May 2005 (age 19) 986 558 -
Thuc Phuong Nguyen (2003-03-23) 23 March 2003 (age 21) - - 156

References

  1. ^ Populorum, Mike. "Archiv SudirmanCup". sbg.ac.at. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ Helvetia Cup in EuropeanBadminton.org Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine