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Another entry record – 336 players from 29 nations expected in Berlin

The international German youth badminton championships – the YONEX German Junior 2024 – will take place in the Sportforum Berlin from March 6th – 10th, 2024. The organizer, SG EBT Berlin, can announce another entry record. Currently 336 players have registered. Over the five days of the tournament, the top international U19
badminton talents will enter to demonstrate their skills and compete with the best U19 players from 29 countries.

“We are once again extremely satisfied with the reporting results. In particular, the fact that we can top the nations record from 2023 again is great and we are looking forward to another high-class and well-staffed tournament.”, says the new tournament manager Marcus Köster. “This new registration record and, above all, the
registration of all Asian badminton top nations shows the continued high status of the YONEX German Junior in the world. And of course that makes the entire organization team happy and increases the already high level of anticipation and enthusiasm,” continues Marcus Köster.

Badminton fans can look forward to players from all over the world, especially from the top Asian and European nations such as China, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Denmark, France and England. But exotic badminton players such as those from Costa Rica and the United Arab Emirates also compete in Berlin. The YONEX German Junior
promise extremely high quality and internationality in the field of participants in 2024 and guarantee a badminton event at the highest level. The competitions start on Wednesday, March 6th at 9:00 a.m. The finalists in the five disciplines will then be determined over four days and will compete for the coveted titles on Sunday,
March 10th.

As in previous years, the YONEX German Junior will once again have a lot to offer in the media. In addition to the website www.german-junior.de, the tournament will again be present primarily on social media. News, successes, and surprises are broadcasted to the world via Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. German Junior TV will also be on air again and will provide impressions from the hall in moving images.

The SG EBT Berlin and the German Badminton Association are looking forward to the 14th YONEX German Junior in Berlin and cordially invite all fans and interested parties to follow the tournament live on site in the Great Hall of the Sportforum Berlin and to see the young talents in action see. Further information on tickets, schedule and participants will be released soon.

Marcus Köster
SG EBT Berlin

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Important Information

the entry lists for the YONEX German Junior 2024 have been published and are available at


For selecting the players/pairs the BWF Junior Rankings from 6 February 2024 has been used.

For withdrawals before the withdrawal deadline (February 19, 2024) you have to use the online entry system. The entry lists will then be updated online accordingly.

Before the withdrawal deadline has passed, a promotion from the “Reserve List” to the main draw is obligated and will be done automatically, unless the respective player/pair has withdrawn from the “Reserve List” beforehand.

The adjusted frame schedule and the daily starting times, will be published as soon as possible.

Team Managers Meeting

The Team Managers Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 8 pm at the official tournament hotel – City Hotel Berlin East.

On Tuesday evening please check the screens at the reception / front desk to get guided to the meeting room.

The practice schedule will follow later.

Please double check if you already send your

· hotel booking request
· visa applications to German authorities (supporting letters can be provided)
· transport details
· accreditation details (not needed for players but for officials

For more details please see the invitation for this event.

Finally, on behalf of the German Badminton Association as the organizer and SG Empor Brandenburger Tor Berlin as the local host, I would like to express my thanks for being part of this event again. We all will be happy welcoming your players and officials in Berlin.

Have a save journey!

Best regards

Thomas Lohwieser

Tournament-Director YONEX German Junior