Viktor Axelsen and Carolina Marin (Credit: Badminton Photo)
Draw has brought interesting matchups
Date: 12/14/2018 10:42 AM
Published by : Aidan Jones (BEC)
On Thursday, the draw for the 2019 European Mixed Team Championship has been concluded at Badminton Europe's headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark.

After a busy qualification stage, eight countries will play at the finals in February 2019, Denmark and England are seeded.

The draw was performed by Badminton Europe’s Senior Manager, Jimmy Andersen and Communication Manager, Rasmus Bech.

Hosts are drawn with France again

Spain is joining Denmark in Group 1 at the European Mixed Team Championships, bringing the two World Champions, Viktor Axelsen and Carolina Marin, head to head in the team competition.

Also in Group 1 is France, who was also in the same group as Denmark in the last edition of the event.

The draw was concluded with the Netherlands being drawn in Group 1, giving some healthy competition for Denmark.

The first tie of the week in this particular group will be Denmark facing France, while the Netherlands faces Spain on Wednesday, 13th of February.

Ireland drawn in tough group

England, the second-seeded country for the tournament is joined by Russia, who is expected to compete with the seeded team for the top spot in Group 2.

While Ireland, who upset the odds in the qualification stage, is drawn in the group along with Germany.

The first tie in Group 2 will be England facing Russia, while Ireland will play Germany in the afternoon on Wednesday, 13th of February.

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