The European Badminton Championships is a tournament organized by the Badminton Europe (BE).
The first of these competitions was held in 1968. The competition was held once every two years to determine the best badminton players in Europe. European Mixed Team Badminton Championships usually started prior to the individual championships until it was split in 2009. From 2017 on the European badminton championship is held annually except for the year with European Games. Since 2008, it is being graded as a Grand Prix Gold tournament by the Badminton World Federation.
Location of the European Championships
The table below gives an overview of all host cities and countries of the European Championships.
On 15 January 2008, Manchester of England won the bids to stage the 2010 events. Starting from 2017, the championship will be an annual event except for the year with European Games.
Below is the list of the most ever successful players in the European Badminton Championships:
* included medals won by the USSR and the CIS