What is Racketlon?


Racketlon is the combination of the four biggest racket sports in the world: Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Tennis.

In Racketlon, syou play your opponent at Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Tennis, in that order, with each sport played to 21 points: the player who scores the most points across all four sports wins the Racketlon match.

It is a great sport for all racket sports fans. Every point in every sport counts towards your score, so there are a lot of tactics, mental pressure and fun to be had in every match.

Racketlon turnaments

All Racketlon tournaments have classes for all abilities and all ages, so they are open to everyone to play: from beginners to elite players.

How to become a racketlon player

It’s very common for players to first come to Racketlon with experience in only one of the 4 sports. However, racket sports players are able to pick up the basics of all the sports very quickly and after their first tournament, soon catch the Racketlon bug.

The best racketlon players always have a stronger sport, but they mostly master at least two sports, generally badminton and squash.

It is better to have an average level in the four sports, rather than being specialized in only 1 or 2.

about Racketlon

Origin of Racketlon

Racketlon is a sport invented in Northern Europe. In 1986, the Finns organized the first competition, followed by the Swedes in 1989. The first International Open was held in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2001, and the International Racketlon Federation was founded in 2002.

(traduction FR, déjà faite, à utiliser stp pour la partie française) Le Racketlon est un sport inventé dans le nord de l’Europe. En 1986, les Finlandais créent une première compétition, imités par les Suédois en 1989. Le 1er open International est organisé à Göteborg (Suède) en 2001 et la Fédération Internationale de Racketlon est fondée en 2002.

Popularity of Racketlon

Racketlon is played all over the world, but it is mainy developped in Europe. It has been popular in Northern Europe for many years. Central Europe, the UK and France are catching up.

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