Balanced finals representation in Murca

9/13/2014 4:47 PM | |  Manuel Røsler
The European Para-Badminton Championships, being held in Murcia, Spain, from 8 – 14 September, reached its final stage. While Switzerland, Germany, England, France and Turkey are showing their domination in the wheelchair competitions, it is also the host country Spain, Israel, Denmark, Scotland, Poland and Norway having representatives in the standing events in tomorrow's finals. All matches will be played in the High Performance Center in Los Narejos, Los Alcázares

Tomorrow's finals will commence at 10.00 CET.

What is Para-Badminton?

There are many national federations, clubs and associations around the world who are involved in badminton training and competition for people with a disability. BWF promotes a “one sport – one team” philosophy – badminton and Para-Badminton.

Para-Badminton players compete in singles (men / women), doubles (men/women) and mixed doubles. Players are classified into “Sport Classes” to ensure fairness in competition. In para-badminton there are 6 Sport Classes.

- Wheelchair Sport Classes - WH 1 and WH 2
- Standing Sport Classes - SL 3, SL 4 and SU 5
- Short Stature Sport Class - SS 6

Classification is a central activity in Paralympic sports. The BWF has Classification Regulations which comply with the IPC Classification Code and International Standards.

Draws and results are available here.

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