Credit: Badminton Association of Serbia
Denmark’s U19 team – Champions of Europe
Date: 8/22/2022 5:51 PM
Published by : Thomas Fuchs (BEC)
In the final of the European Junior Team Championships 2022 in Belgrade, Denmark bet the top-seeded French team 3-1. 

After Alex Lanier got the first win beating Jakob Houe 21-9 and 21-15 in men’s singles, the Danes took over. Benedicte Sillassen equalized the match with an undisputed 21-13 21-10 victory over Emilie Drouin before Jakob Houe and Christian Faust Kjær gave the Danes the lead with a win in men’s doubles. After a close 21-19 against Mael Cattoen and Lucas Renoir, the Danes increased the tempo and won 21-10. 

The women's doubles turned out to be a thrilling battle between the two teams. Benedicte Sillassen and Maria Højlund Tommerup won the first game 21-17 but the French pair, Elsa Jacob and Camille Pognante, came back to take game two 21-17. In the decider, the French were already leading 19-18 before Sillassen and Tommerup scored three points in a row to win the game and crown their team European champions of 2022. 

Right after the medal ceremony, the first rounds of the individual event began. 

Finals results from the team final.
Draws of the individual event

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