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  • Jan Ø. Jørgensen

    Jan Ø. Jørgensen

    Country: Denmark
    DoB: 31/12/87
    Disciplin: Men’s Singles
    2016: Winner of China Open // runner up in European Championships // Indonesia Open // Japan Open
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  • Danish Men's Team

    Danish Men's Team

    Country: Denmark
    2016: Winner of European Men's Team Championsships and first ever European winners of Thomas Cup
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  • Ivan Sozonov / Vladimir Ivanov

    Ivan Sozonov / Vladimir Ivanov

    Country: Russia
    DoB: 6/7/89 + 3/7/87
    Disciplin: Men's doubles
    2016: All England Champions // Winner of Russian Open // Bronze Medal winners at the European Championships
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  • Viktor Axelsen

    Viktor Axelsen

    Country: Denmark
    DoB: 04/01/94
    Disciplin: Men’s Singles
    2016: European Champion, Olympic Bronze medal, Winner of Dubai SS Finals, Runner up in India Open
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  • Carolina Marin

    Carolina Marin

    Country: Spain
    DoB: 15/6/93
    Disciplin: Women’s Singles
    2016: European and Olympic Champion
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  • Gabrielle Adcock

    Gabrielle Adcock

    Country: England
    DoB: 30/9/90
    Disciplin: Mixed Doubles
    2016: Runner up at Dubai SS Finals and Bitburger Open in XD // Semifinalist at Denmark Open and All England in XD
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  • Kamilla Rytter-Juhl / Christinna Pedersen

    Kamilla Rytter-Juhl / Christinna Pedersen

    Country: Denmark
    DoB: 3/11/83 + 12/5/86
    Disciplin: Women's doubles
    2016: European Champions and silver medal at the Olympic Games // Winners of Japan Open and Hong Kong Open
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  • Christinna Pedersen

    Christinna Pedersen

    Country: Denmark
    DoB: 12/5/86
    Disciplin: Mixed Doubles and Women’s Doubles
    2015: European Champion in XD and WD // Olympic Silver medal in WD // Winner of Japan Open and Hong Kong in WD // Winner of Denmark Open and runner up at All England in XD
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  • Alexandra Bøje

    Alexandra Bøje

    Country: Denmark
    DoB: 12/06/99
    2016: Gold in the team event before winning both the WD and XD titles at the European U17 Championships
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  • Paw Eriksen

    Paw Eriksen

    Country: Denmark
    DoB: 1/15/99
    2016: Gold in the team event before winning both the MD and XD titles at the European U17 Championships
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  • Nhat Nguyen

    Nhat Nguyen

    Country: Ireland
    DoB: 6/16/00
    2016: Gold in MS and bronze in MD at the European U17 Championships
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  • Toma Junior Popov

    Toma Junior Popov

    Country: France
    DoB: 25/9/98
    2016: 2 Quarter finals at the World Junior Championships - ending the year in World Top 10 in both MS and MD in U19
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  • Christine Black

    Christine Black

    Country: Scotland
    2016: 2 Gold and 1 Silver at the 2016 European Senior Championships in 60+
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  • Georgy van Soerland-Trouerbach

    Georgy van Soerland-Trouerbach

    Country: The Netherlands
    2016: 2 Gold and 1 Silver at the 2016 European Senior Championships in 40+
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  • Jim Garrett

    Jim Garrett

    Country: England
    2016: 2 Gold and 1 Bronze at the 2016 European Senior Championships in 65+/70+
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  • Vadim Nazarov

    Vadim Nazarov

    Country: Russia
    2016: 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze at the 2016 European Senior Championships in 40+/45+
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  • Lucas Mazur

    Lucas Mazur

    Country: France
    2016: 3 Gold medals at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships (Standing)
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  • Karin Suter-Erath

    Karin Suter-Erath

    Country: Switzerland
    2016: 3 Gold medals at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships (Wheelchair)
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  • Thomas Wandschneider

    Thomas Wandschneider

    Country: Germany
    2016: 2 Gold medals at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships (Wheelchair)
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  • Krysten Coombs

    Krysten Coombs

    Country: England
    2016: 2 Gold medals at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships (Short Stature)
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Deadline for voting is 23rd February, 12.00 CET. Simultaneously we will also be offering this vote on our official Facebook and Instagram page to all badminton fans worldwide. After receiving all votes, a BEC Voting panel determines the winner from the shortlist of two candidates in all categories. The winners of these Awards will be invited and distinguished at the 5th BEC Awards Gala on 1 April 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The BEC Player Awards recognize the achievements and the contribution to European badminton by players engaged in all categories of our sport. The Best European Male Player, the Best European Female Player, the Best Young Player, the Best Senior Player and the Best Para-Badminton Player award recognizes the best players playing for a nation within the territory of a BEC Member Association during the previous year. The awards shall honor the achievement of European players at international stage. For the award, players were judged by their performances during the previous year.