Yonex Latvia International 2022
Dates: (August 31 – September 4, 2022)
City: Jelgava
Venue: Zemgale Olympic Centre
Address: Kronvalda iela 24, Jelgava, LV-3004

Yonex Latvia International choose Jelgava city

Mareks Gruškevics (President of Latvian badminton federation), Andris Rāviņš (Mayor of Jelgava city), Ilgvars Strazdiņš (“Yonex” distributor for Latvia and Lithuania)

Jelgava city


Jelgava, also referred to as Mītava or Mitau
Population: 60 000
Territory: 60,32 km2
Elevation: 2,5 – 4,5 m above the sea level
Climate: Warm summer and spring, relatively mild autumn, cold winter. First frosts are observed at the beginning of October; first snowfalls happen in December; snow melts by the end of March.
Ethnic composition: 58,9% Latvians, 26,9% Russians, 5,6% Belarusians, 2,5% Ukrainians, 1,9% Poles, 1,4% Lithuanians, 0,8% Romanies, 2% other (2015)
Situated just 42 km away from Riga.
Hub of six main motorways and five railway lines.
Notable industrial, administrative, educational and cultural centre.

Jelgava – a wonderful city

  • Jelgava is the fourth largest city in Latvia after Riga, Daugavpils, Liepaja.
  • Jelgava is a city of students – 10% of the city’s population are students of LLU.
  • Historical potential – the majority of former Latvian presidents come from Jelgava.
  • Jelgava Palace is located here, which was designed by B.Rastrelli around the same time with Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.