Venue

Yonex Latvia InternationalYonex Latvia U17
Dates: May 30 – June 2, 2019March 29 – 31, 2019
City: JelgavaCity: Sigulda
Venue:
Zemgale Olympic Center
Venue:
Sigulda Sports Center
Address:
Kronvalda 24,
Jelgava, LV-3004, Latvia
Address:
Ata Kronvalda 7A,
Sigulda LV-2150, Latvia

Zemgale Olympic Center

Total area – 1631,6 m2
Area of the Sport – 1485 m2 (45 x 33 m)
Height – 12,55 m
Light – 1700 lux
Seating capacity – 2064

Sigulda Sports Center

Area of the Sport – (48 x 30 m)
Height – 10,30 m
Seating capacity – 250
Water amusement park
Swimming Pool
Strength training area and Athletic area
Café Eklers

“Yonex Latvia International” choose Jelgava city

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Mareks Gruškevics (President of Latvian badminton federation), Andris Rāviņš (Mayor of Jelgava city), Ilgvars Strazdiņš (“Yonex” distributor for Latvia and Lithuania)

Jelgava city

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Jelgava, also referred to as Mītava or Mitau
Population: 60 000
Territory: 60,32 km2
Elevation: 2,5 – 4,5 m above the sea level
Climate: Warm summer and spring, relatively mild autumn, cold winter. First frosts are observed at the beginning of October; first snowfalls happen in December; snow melts by the end of March.
Ethnic composition: 58,9% Latvians, 26,9% Russians, 5,6% Belarusians, 2,5% Ukrainians, 1,9% Poles, 1,4% Lithuanians, 0,8% Romanies, 2% other (2015)
Situated just 42 km away from Riga.
Hub of six main motorways and five railway lines.
Notable industrial, administrative, educational and cultural centre.

Jelgava – a wonderful city

  • Jelgava is the fourth largest city in Latvia after Riga, Daugavpils, Liepaja.
  • Jelgava is a city of students – 10% of the city’s population are students of LLU.
  • Historical potential – the majority of former Latvian presidents come from Jelgava.
  • Jelgava Palace is located here, which was designed by B.Rastrelli around the same time with Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.
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