The 27th European Youth Team Championships, which started on Fri 5th July in Oslo, Norway, have now come to an end with our U16 (pictured) and U21 (picture) teams both placing third in their groups, to win bronze medals. The U26 and U26 Women's teams each came eighth in their respective groups, which just puts the U26 team among the qualifiers for the next world championships.
The four teams of six selected to represent England were:
- Jasmine Bakhshi, Dido Coley, Jamie Fegarty, Kim Hudson, Henry Rose and Theodore Sinclair
Giorgio Provenza (NPC) and Laura Covill (Coach)
- Sam Anoyrkatis, Elizabeth Gahan, Harry Madden, Liam Sanderson, Oscar Selby and Daniel Winter
Michael Byrne (NPC) and Alex Roberts (Coach)
- Stephen Kennedy, Shahzaad Natt, Ben Norton, Ian Robson, Eshan Singhal and Junyuan Ye
David Bakhshi (NPC) and Andrew Mcintosh (Coach)
Under 26 Women:
- Olivia Bailey, Daisy Dillon, Laura Ersek, India Leeming, Hanna Tuus and Ewa Wieczorek
Sally Brock (NPC) and David Burn (Coach)
Michael Byrne has written a blog for the event, you can read it here.
The Under 16s team have also been keeping a video diary of the events, see their short videos on the EBU YouTube channel
Live coverage of events will be shown on Bridge Base Online