World Youth Team Championships

The Under 26 competition is often called 'Juniors' by the organisers, and was previously called Under 25s; The Under 21 competition is often called 'Youngsters' and has previously been called 'Schools' and 'Under 20s'; The Under 16 competition is often called 'Kids'; the 'Girls' competition has also been called 'Young Women' and 'Under 25 Women'.

Participation in the event is dependent on qualification - usually for European teams this is through results at the preceding European Youth Team Championships.

[*] - This was a Great Britain team prior to 2003
[1] - Held as part of the World Bridge Series Championships
[2] - Held as part of the World Mind Sports Games
[3] - England did not qualify for the U26 competition, but entered a team in the Under 28 category which was an additional event within the Games. The team was: Fiona Brown & Susan Norton; Oliver Burgess & Andrew Woodcock; Ben Green & Duncan Happer. They finished 5th=.

Year Venue U26 Winners England* U21 Winners England* Girls Winners England* U16 Winners England*
2016 Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy POLAND 15th: Shivam Shah & Freddie Illingworth; Alex Roberts & Ankush Khandelwal; Ben Norton & Yvonne Wiseman; NPC: Alan Shillitoe; Coach: Jon Cooke ITALY - NETHERLANDS - ISRAEL 8th: Harry Madden & Oscar Selby; Jasmine Bakhshi & Liz Gahan; Megan Jones & Henry Rose; NPC: Sarah O’Connor; Coach: Mike Bell
2014 Istanbul, Turkey NORWAY - SWEDEN - FRANCE - POLAND -
2012 Taicang, China NETHERLANDS - POLAND 5th=:Shivam Shah & Alex Roberts, Toby Nonnenmacher & Michael Alishaw, Freddie Illingworth & Chris Huber POLAND - - -
2010 [1] Philadelphia, USA ISRAEL - POLAND 2nd: James Paul & Dan McIntosh; Tom Paske & Graeme Robertson; Shivam Shah & Tom Rainforth; NPC: Michael Byrne; Coach: Alan Shillitoe POLAND - - -
2008 [2] Beijing, China DENMARK -[3] FRANCE 2nd: Adam Hickman & Dan McIntosh; Tom Paske & Ed Jones; Ben Paske & Rob Myers; NPC: Michael Byrne; Coach: Alan Shillitoe - - - -
2006 Bangkok, Thailand USA - ISRAEL - - - - -
2005 Sydney, Australia USA 13th: Michael Byrne, Ben Green, Duncan Happer, Alex Morris, Andrew Woodcock, NPC: Paul Hackett - - - - - -
2003 Paris, France ITALY 7th: Gareth Birdsall, Oliver Burgess, David Gold, Alex Hydes, Ed Levy, Andrew Woodcock, NPC: Jason Hackett, coach: Mel Starkings - - - - - -
2001 Mangaratiba, Brazil USA - - - - - - -
1999 Fort Lauderdale, USA ITALY - - - - - - -
1997 Hamilton, Canada DENMARK - - - - - - -
1995 Bali, Indonesia GREAT BRITAIN 1st: Jeffrey Allerton, Danny Davies, Jason Hackett, Justin Hackett, Phil Souter, Tom Townsend - - - - - -
1993 Aarhus, Denmark GERMANY - - - - - - -
1991 Ann Arbor, USA USA - - - - - - -
1989 Nottingham, UK GREAT BRITAIN 1st: John Hobson, Derrick Patterson, John Pottage, Andrew Robson, Gerald Tredinnick, Stuart Tredinnick - - - - - -
1987 Amsterdam, Netherlands NETHERLANDS - - - - - - -