Erik Meijs dies in car crash

The badminton family mourns the passing of Dutch badminton star Erik Meijs, who, according to the German newspaper Bild,  died Thursday night in a hospital in Dusseldorf after a terrible […]

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The badminton family mourns the passing of Dutch badminton star Erik Meijs, who, according to the German newspaper Bild,  died Thursday night in a hospital in Dusseldorf after a terrible car crash the same morning, while going to the training centre in Mulheim, Germany. Erik was 26.

We at Badzine send our condolences to Erik’s family and friends and to Birgit Overzier, his companion, a former national badminton team player for Germany. 

 

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Raphael is the Chief Editor of Badzine International. He is the founder of the website together with Jean François Chauveau. After many years writing for the BWF and many publications around the world about badminton, he now leads a team of young and dynamic writers for Badzine.