The qualifying phase of the XIII European Championships organized by the FIP will take place at Oslo in Norway, from Friday June 7 to Sunday June 9.

33 national teams will travel to Nordic Padel of Oslo and its 14 slopes to try to get a ticket for the final stages in Cagliari from July 22 to 27. A number which illustrates the expansion of the FIP and the inclusion of as many countries as possible in this type of continental events which evolve the padel internationally.

In the Men's category, 21 teams will participate in the qualifications: Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Czech Republic, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland , Turkey, Vatican and Ukraine.

On the Ladies side, 12 teams will fight to get their ticket to Cagliari: Austria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic and Switzerland.

Martin Schmuda

A competitive tennis player, Martin discovered the padel in 2015 in Alsace and appeared in a few tournaments in Paris. Today a journalist, he deals with current affairs padel while continuing its rise in the world of the little yellow ball!