About Racketlon - 1st European University Racketlon Championships

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Christoph Krenn (AUT), World Champion 2009
Rules of Racketlon
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You play your opponent in the order Tabletennis, Badminton,
Squash and Tennis
Four sets (one in each sport) first to 21 points (two points
difference at 20:20)
Running score, each rally counts
Gummiarm (one single serve in Tennis) decides in Tennis if score
is equal after four sets
Lots are drawn once before the match who serves in Tabletennis
and Squash. Opponent serves in Badminton and Tennis
Each player serves twice in all sports before change of service
Change ends when one player has 11 points in each set
All other rules of the individual sports apply
History/Organization of FIR
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1988/89 Racketlon tournaments in Finland and Sweden
2001 First World Championships in Gothenburg
2003 FIR World Tour started
IRF founded in 2005 Gothenburg, Sweden
FIR established in Austria
FIR head office in Vienna
FIR has 40 member countries
FIR Council with 9 members from 9 countries
FIR Executive-President Marcel Weigl
Annual General Meeting with all the member countries
Around 2500 players on FIR World Rankings
40 FIR member countries (1.12.2014)
27 EUROPE
Armenia
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Denmark
England
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Macedonia
Netherlands
Poland
Romania
Russia
Scotland
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Switzerland
6 ASIA
Hong Kong, China
India
Iraq
Israel
Malaysia
Turkey
2 AFRICA
Ghana
South Africa
3 AMERICA
Brazil
Canada
USA
2 OCEANIA
Australia
New Zealand
Potential new members
China
Egypt
Iceland
Luxemburg
Malta
Portugal
Ukraine
Zimbabwe
Aims for the future and 2015
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A recognized worldwide sport
SportAccord member
The game also attracts the world class stars of the
individual racket sports
World Tour 2015 with 16 tournaments in 14 countries
1st European Championships, November 2015
1st European University Championships in
Szombathely/Hungary from 16 – 18 June 2015
Join the World of the fastest
growing Racket Sport
Racketlon
– One Game, Four Sets,
One thrilling Show
Copyright: FIR December 2014
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