Germany wins badminton European Championship opener against Scotland
Vantaa. The German national badminton team started their European team championships on Tuesday in Vantaa, Finland. In the first group game, the Germans defeated Scotland 4-1.
In the top game, the German champions Max Weißkirchen lost to Joshua Apiliga with 17:21 and 12:21. In the women’s singles, Yvonne Li prevailed against Rachel Sugden with 21: 7 and 21:13.
The men’s and women’s doubles as well as the mixed went to the Germans. In the second group game this Wednesday, Germany will face defending champions Denmark, who won against hosts Finland 5-0 at the beginning.