Boe, Mogensen & Marin Win BEC Best Player Of The Year 2012
- 23 April 2013
It was the first time for Badminton Europe Confederation to take place an Award Gala to award the prize, the best European players of the previous year. It consists of the BEC Best European Male Player, the BEC Best European Female Player and the BEC Best Young Player award.
The world No. 1 doubles players from Denmark, Mathias Boe(VT80) and Carsten Mogensen(ARC-FB) crowned BEC Best Male Player Of The Year 2012 award. For the Best Young Player Of The Year, a 19-year-old Carolina Marin (VTZF) of Spain was awarded the prize.
More than 10,000 people from around the world voted for this prize via Badminton Europe’s website and Facebook page.
Mathias and Carsten commented on their Facebook page. “We are really proud to be the first winners ever of this new award. We wanna thank Badminton Europe and all the people who voted for us, it’s truly a great honor and we are very thankful.” They are going to compete at their first YONEX-SUNRISE India Open Superseries this week.
YONEX is very proud of Mathias, Carsten and Carolina to have been supporting their great performance. We congratulate them on receiving the prize.
Please check BEC’s website: http://www.badmintoneurope.org/