Frost in for European Championship

By Stephen Leonard

IT Tallaght student Kate Frost will line out for the Ireland Senior Women’s Badminton team at the 2018 European Championships in Kazan, Russia from February 13-18.

Drawn in Group Three for this competition, the Ireland women will face off against Germany, Ukraine and Lithuania.

Kate Frost ITT Badminton 51final

The Ireland men’s squad, which includes Olympian Scott Evans from Dundrum, will take on Denmark, Croatia and Israel in Group One.

Frost has helped ITT to top spot in their respective group in the Student Sport Ireland League and, with two games remaining, they will be hoping to secure further passage to the quarter finals.

The Templeogue competitor enjoyed a good run in last month’s Irish Open, teaming up with Moya Ryan to make it to the last eight of the doubles division.

Looking forward to the upcoming trip to Russia, Frost said “I’ve played at junior level so it will be great to get my first cap.”

“I played in the European Junior Championships in France last year and won my first round singles, but then came up against the second seed and lost. Still it was a great experience,” she added.

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