From 16th June to 21st June 2017, Clermont-Ferrand, a French city of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, hosted one of the European Schools Championship Badminton 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation and the French School Sport Federation. The event was also supported by the World Badminton Federation, the French Badminton Federation, and also more specifically by the Badminton Europe which produced the Live Broadcasting of the competition.
World Badminton Federation - Development Director, Mr Ian Wright visited the event. Watch his interview below.
150 boys and girls from 12 countries such as RUSSIA, LATVIA, SCOTLAND, ROMANIA, GREECE, GEORGIA, GERMANY, CROATIA, BULGARIA, FRANCE, SWEDEN, CZECH REPUBLIC gathered together not only to compete in the 3 disciplines, but also learnt from each other during educational side events during the event. Indeed for the first time the ISF European Schools Badminton Championship proposed non formal educational workshop lead by young volunteers of the @V2Sproject.
Thank you to our Ambassadors Hongyan Pi, Ronan Labar and Gaetan Mittelheiser who inspired young athletes all along the event.
Watch the Interview of Ronan Labar - Bronze Medalist European Championships 2017 (Mixed Double)
Thanks to the 24 young volunteers of the V2S project and to speakers of the confence of our European Conference on the topic of "Sport,Volunteering, Skills Development" !
The ISF European Schools Championship Badminton 2017 has been the occasion to promote the European School Sport Day
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