Team GB secure a top 8 finish at World Padel Championships

Team Great Britain beat 8 countries and claimed 8th position at the XIII WORLD PADEL CHAMPIONSHIPS, which took place last week in Cascais, Portugal.

The World Padel Championships is the largest international event for padel. Every two years the world’s top padel players compete against each other representing their countries.

This year Team GB finished ahead of countries including Portugal, France, Mexico and Sweden, where the sport is much more established and widespread than in the UK. This is a huge achievement for the team and an encouragement to keep growing the sport.

Making it the top 8 for the first time since 1992 has not only marked a turning point in the history of the sport in this country, it also means the British team will receive automatic entry to play the next World Padel Championships in Paraguay, 2018.

British Padel is proud to have the support of Lead Partner Air Europa and Official Partners David Lloyd Leisure, Babolat and Adidas in this exciting moment for the sport.

World Rankings 2016: 

  1. Argentina
  2. Spain
  3. Brazil
  4. Uruguay
  5. Paraguay
  6. Italy
  7. Chile
  8. Great Britain
  9. Portugal
  10. Belgium
  11. France
  12. Germany
  13. Sweden
  14. USA
  15. Austria
  16. Mexico

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