The 37th edition of the SELL Student Games were hosted last week in Riga, where students from seven international universities competed in 14 sports, including badminton. The SELL Student Games badminton competition took place from May 20 to 22, in Pepsi Center, Riga. Students from Latvia, Lithuania, India, and Sri Lanka, representing seven universities, participated in the competition.Turpināt lasīšanu “Lithuanian students from Kaunas win all SELL Student Games badminton tournaments”
On the final day of the Baltic Youth Championship in the Latvian seaside city of Liepaja, the team tournament on Badminton 100 relay format took place. The Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian and Belarusian teams competed in three age groups U14, U16 and U18. Estonia won in the U16 and U18, while Belarus won in the U14.Turpināt lasīšanu “The Baltic Youth Championship is dominated by Estonian and Belarusian badminton players”
1) While in the hall, all players coaches and staff members are required to wear face masks. No exceptions include drinking or eating. Masks can be taken off outside of Sport hall only. The mask can only be removed during a badminton game on the court and during warm-up, keeping a distance of 2 meters. Masks may not be used in the Dining Area while sitting at the dining table.
2) Players need to come to court with their bags, so their belongings can be placed in them, not on the floor.
3) The players are expected to come to Sport hall before the match, and leave the Sport hall after their match, to avoid crowding in the hall.
4) In order to ensure that participants registered in the yellow zone are completely separated from participants registered in the green zone, they shall not be entitled to cross the boundaries of their zone.
5) While in Sport hall and hotel, participants keep a distance of 2 meters from each other. Participants from one team do not come into contact with participants from another team, except in badminton games when the participants are not shaking hands and everyone is on their side of the net.
6) The participant undertakes to comply with the epidemiological safety requirements set by the Sports Hall, including written and mutual instructions from the Sports Hall and the Competition management.
7) The tournament participant understands that if these procedures are not followed, he / she may be denied participation in the Sports Hall and the opportunity to participate in the tournament.
Evelīna Paula Miltoviča
Annemarija Lorena Priede
Marta Marija Mediņa
Rīgas Badmitnona skola
FZ Forza Valmiera
Dārta Alise Demitere
Rīgas Badmintona Skola
Uvis R. Kronenbergs
FZ Forza / Latvin.lv
FZ Forza Valmiera
FZ Forza Valmiera
The Latvian Badminton Federation has identified Latvia’s most powerful men’s badminton team in Badmiton100 format. For the first time in Latvia, the Ceresit men’s badminton Team Cup was held, 12 teams and 65 players including 9 existing and former Latvian champions. Latvian Sports TV SportaCentrs was broadcast in final games. The tournament was won by the “Oliver Latvia” team, winning the TopMedia team in the final with 100:70. Bronze for Fisher team, winning the small final against the international student team of Latvian Agricultural University. Turpināt lasīšanu “Oliver Latvia – the strongest Latvian men’s team in Badminton 100 format”
At the beginning of November, for the second year in a row, the Baltic Open Youth Teams and Individual Championships in the three age groups U14, U16 and U18 took place. This year the Baltic Open Youth Championship was held in Lithuania’s capital city of Vilnius. 122 players participated not only from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, but also from Finland, Belarus and Poland. Turpināt lasīšanu “Estonia’s triumph at Baltic Open Youth Championships”
On the Day of the Baltic unity on September 22, a new tradition – the Latvian and Lithuanian annual badminton team game – is being started in Lithuanian border town Biržai. Starting the tradition in 2017 Latvian and Lithuanian U15 played, but next year also U17, U19 and adult team matches will be scheduled, as well as a joint dinner and meeting for organizers of both countries’ badminton’s life. Turpināt lasīšanu “A new Latvian and Lithuanian tradition on the Day of the Baltic Unity”