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Olympics, Paralympics, European U17 Championships and more
Date: 9/7/2021 8:46 AM
Published by : Alan Raftery
Have a flick through the latest edition of the BEC Magazine which looks back at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, gives you everything about Para badminton’s successful debut at the Paralympics and will get you excited for the 2021 European U17 Championships in Slovenia which is already underway.

The BEC Magazine reviews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in numbers. Did you know that the longest rally had 101 shots? Also, find out how players trained at the Centre of Excellence before the Olympics. Links to the videos are found inside.  

Play our True or False game to test your badminton knowledge while learning about the European U17 ‘wonderkids’ who saw success at a young age to then went on to reach the stars. Who will be our new Viktor Axelsen or Carolina Marin in lovely Slovenia? 

The 2021 European U17 Championships takes place 3 to 12 September.

Win prizes too! There is a chance to win a signed Brice Leverdez shirt.

A BEC Documentary
A must-watch sports documentary for anyone who wants a glimpse behind the scenes and to see what it takes to organise a tournament during a global pandemic. Read the magazine to learn more and get ready for the launch coming soon. 

The Paralympics complete guide
Para badminton’s historic moment has taken place. The debut participation at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Vittinghus: The forgotten unforgettable moment
With the Thomas & Uber Cup on the horizon, we speak with Hans-Kristian Vittinghus about his winning shot at the 2016 Thomas Cup to win it for Denmark. The journey is fascinating! 

BEC Summer School & Volunteer Blog
A tradition was restored with a successful BEC Summer School and our Communication Volunteer shares her experiences in her blog. As well as a recap of the successful BEC Webinar series on a variety of interesting topics.

Badminton Europe hopes that you enjoy reading through the magazine. #welivebadminton

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