Badminton Europe

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Badminton Europe
Badminton Europe Logo.png
Abbreviation BE
Formation 27 September 1967
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Brøndby, Denmark
52 member associations
Belgium Gregory Verpoorten

Badminton Europe (BE) is the governing body of badminton in Europe. It is one of the five continental bodies under the flag of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). It now has 52 member associations. It was founded on 27 September 1967 in Frankfurt, Germany.[1]

On its annual meeting held on April 8, 2006 the members decided to change the name from European Badminton Union, to Badminton Europe.


No. Years Name
1 1967–1968 Switzerland Hans Peter Kuntz
2 1969–1977 Sweden Stellan Mohlin
3 1977–1982 Netherlands Herman Valken
4 1982–1984 West Germany Heinrich Barge
5 1984–1992 United Kingdom Stan Mitchell
6 1992–2004 Denmark Torsten Berg
7 2004–2010 Denmark Tom Bacher
8 2010–2014 Denmark Poul-Erik Høyer
9 2014–present Belgium Gregory Verpoorten[2]

Member associations


Two events were discontinued, they are:


  1. ^ "Badminton Europe Confederation". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  2. ^ "New President Elected". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2016-08-05.

External links

  • Official website
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