1 August, 2023
A ten-strong England squad can be heading to Vilnius for the European U17 Championships, with workforce and particular person medals up for grabs throughout the approaching two weeks.
The England squad will first contend the Group Championships from the 4-8 August, earlier than particular person singles and doubles motion takes place from 8-12 August within the Lithuanian capital.
England’s workforce competitors will begin on Friday, with a gap tie towards Israel, earlier than additional group stage encounters towards Ukraine and Italy.
Ought to the squad prime their group, they’ll then progress to the elimination stage, the place they are going to be joined by seven different group winners within the quarter-finals.
And following Group Championships motion, there can be English illustration in all 5 of the person disciplines.
The squad have launched into a number of coaching camps over the previous few months and have been amongst these competing on the YONEX All England Junior Badminton Championships.
All one of the best to Group England 🏴 who’re heading to the U17 European Badminton Championships in Lithuania 🏸
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— Badminton England (@BadmintonEnglnd) August 1, 2023
“A few of our coaching has been about attempting to get into an enormous competitors mindset,” stated coach Kat Hurrell.
“So issues we are able to do to manage video games, management momentum, and usually attempt to be actually good opponents on the courtroom after we’re doing matchplay.
“All year long we have now some actually particular themes that we work on in every camp and it’s been actually good to see how the gamers have gone all year long.
“I’ve undoubtedly seen a whole lot of progress and a whole lot of onerous work getting into away from the camps as properly in order that after we meet, we are able to actually see one of the best of the place they’re.
“Our gamers are actually prepared with some good coaching underneath their belt, some aggressive match play – so hopefully every part they should go and do their greatest.”
You may maintain updated with match motion here.
U17 European Championships squad