International U17 training camp in Sofia

During the period from 1 to 7 August a Regional project from Badminton Europe was held in Sofia. 21 players and 6 coaches from 5 countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Armenia, Macedonia and Greece) were taking part and experienced 8 tough but very instructive days. The camp was organised by Badminton Bulgaria. Yasen Borisov (National coach) was the responsible head coach for the camp.

His training sessions were focused on the technical & tactical improvement of the players. There were two training sessions per day with a duration of 150 minutes each followed by a tournament on the last day.

The winners:

1. Vladimir Shishkov (Bul)
2. Danail Balkanski (Bul)
3. Gorgen Pogosyan (Arm)

1. Lilit Minasyan (Arm)
2. Marina Karypidou (Gre)
3. Lilit Pogosyan (Arm)

1. Vl.Shishkov-D.Balkanski (Bul)
2. G.Pogosyan-Gor Hakopyan (Arm)
3. David Nitu-Cosmin Panfil (Rom)

1. Magda Dimitrova-Borislava Dineva (Bul)
2. Soraia Askari-Miruna Nitu (Rom)
3. Poluvia Tzika-Marina Karypidou (Gre)

Story by Prof. Puzant Kassabian