The International Padel Federation -IPF- announced yesterday that Italy will host the upcoming XI European Padel Championships. The event will take place from 3rd to 9th November 2019.
The European Padel Championships is organized every two years. The 2017 edition of the competition was hosted by Portugal. Spain won both the male and female categories. The previous organizer, for the 2015 edition, was organized by Holland. The Portuguese ladies and French gentlemen took the highest position in the podium. Spain did not participate.
Italy is one of the countries were padel is growing at the fastest rates in the world. According to IPF, the country offers “… a great event, organized following the highest international sporting standards, with great diffusion throughout all media, and involving the entire international sports community…”.
Started playing padel in Argentina in 1987. Contributor to the structural development of the sport in Holland since 2006. University lecturer in International Business, specialized in media, sports and entertainment. Senior padel coach, sports journalist, manager and pioneer. Eternal student.