The world and European badminton calendar has been updated with the published invitation for the World Ranking Badminton Tournament “Yonex Latvia International”, which will be held in Jelgava, at the Zemgale Olympic Center from August 31 to September 4. Players from Portugal and Chinese Taipei have already applied for the tournament as the first.Continue reading
In cooperation with the Badminton Federation of Ukraine, Yonex Latvia tournaments have specified the conditions for the participation of Ukrainian players. They will have the opportunity to participate in all Yonex Latvian tournaments free of charge in the same status as Latvian volunteers, who help to set up the tournament venue and participate as volunteers or line judges during the tournament.Continue reading
We are few weeks before the application deadline for the Badminton Europe U17 Circuit Badminton tournament Yonex Latvia U17 2022, which will take place in the Latvian seaside city of Liepaja, from August 11 to 13, at the same time with the U13, U15, U19 tournaments and Badminton 100 relay team tournaments. The application deadline for the Yonex Latvia U17 tournament is July 12, registration is online, only national federations can apply.Continue reading
The Latvian Badminton Federation has withdrawn its application to hold the BWF Junior ranking tournament “Yonex Latvia Junior” on November 11-13, 2021 in Liepaja. “The reason is not only Covid-19. Liepaja tournament had to be the first BWF Junior ranking tournament in Latvia, and I would not want to start anything new in such restrictive circumstances. In addition, the BWF ranking is still frozen since January 1, 2021, so players and coaches reducing the interest in participating, “explains Kristians Rozenvalds, Secretary General of the Latvian Badminton Federation.Continue reading
Hello players and coaches of Yonex Latvia International 2021.
The badminton tournament in Jelgava will start in a few days.
We are ready to host. We are waiting for players, coaches, umpires in Jelgava!
This is the latest information about the tournament before participants go to Latvia
We promise to answer the status of the tournament on Friday. We decided to try to organize Latvian tournament. We know that players and coaches are waiting for the opportunity to play, the tournament is a motivation to continue training and dream of the growth of badminton with a view to the future.
But we have to be ready that the conditions for the tournament will be specific due to the limitations of Covid-19.
On August 1, the organizers of the tournament sent an e-mail to the participants, because the situation has changed within a week since the end of registration. Since this week, the situation is much worse, allowing it to get even worse.This is exactly contrary to our expectations that due to vaccination and warm weather, the spread of Covid-19 will decrease and will not interfere with the tournament.Continue reading
Polish juniors dominated in the Latvian city of Sigulda, where the Badminton Europa U17 circuit tournament Yonex Latvija U17 took place. The Polish badminton pair won the first titles in all three doubles disciplines, while in the men’s singles the title was won by Yevgeny Stolovoy from Ukraine, and the women’s singles title was won by Gianna Stiglich from Italy.Continue reading
Yonex Latvia U17 participants in Sigulda will fight not only for the valuable European U17 rating points before the European U17 Championship, but also for Evelatus wireless headphones. All 8 first place winners will receive this prize.Continue reading
“Yonex Latvia International 2021” has been postponed to August 26-29. Similarly, the Latvian tournament in 2020 was postponed due to Covid-19 from the beginning of June to the end of August. “Unfortunately, for two years in a row, the Latvian tournament cannot take place on time due to Covid-19,” says Kristians Rozenvalds, director of the tournament Yonex Latvia International and Secretary General of the Latvian Badminton Federation.Continue reading