1988 Thomas & Uber Cup

The 1988 Thomas Cup & Uber Cup was the 15th tournament of Thomas Cup and the 12th tournament of Uber Cup, the most important badminton team competitions in the world.

1988 Thomas and Uber Cup
LocationMalaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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China won its third title in the Thomas Cup and in the Uber Cup, after beating in the final round Malaysia and Korea, respectively.

Thomas CupEdit

TeamsEdit

35 teams took part in the competition. China, as defending champion, and Malaysia, as host team, skipped the Qualifications and played directly at the Final Stage.

Qualification groupsEdit

Final stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L
  China 3 3 0
  Malaysia 3 2 1
  England 3 1 2
  India 3 0 3
China   4–1   England
China   5–0   India
China   3–2   Malaysia
Malaysia   5–0   India
Malaysia   4–1   England
England   4–1   India

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L
  Indonesia 3 3 0
  Denmark 3 2 1
  South Korea 3 1 2
  Sweden 3 0 3
Indonesia   5–0   Sweden
Indonesia   4–1   South Korea
Indonesia   3–2   Denmark
Denmark   4–1   Sweden
Denmark   4–1   South Korea
South Korea   3–2   Sweden

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Malaysia3
 
 
 
  Indonesia2
 
  Malaysia1
 
 
 
  China4
 
  Denmark0
 
 
  China5
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Indonesia5
 
 
  Denmark0

FinalEdit

1988 Thomas Cup Champions
 
China

Third title

Uber CupEdit

TeamsEdit

31 teams took part in the competition, and eight teams qualified for the Final Stage.

Final stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L
  China 3 3 0
  Japan 3 1 2
  Netherlands 3 1 2
  Denmark 3 1 2
China   4–1   Japan
China   5–0   Netherlands
China   5–0   Denmark
Japan   3–2   Denmark
Denmark   3–2   Netherlands
Netherlands   3–2   Japan

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L
  South Korea 3 3 0
  Indonesia 3 2 1
  England 3 1 2
  Malaysia 3 0 3
South Korea   5–0   England
South Korea   5–0   Malaysia
South Korea   4–1   Indonesia
Indonesia   5–0   Malaysia
Indonesia   3–2   England
England   5–0   Malaysia

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  China5
 
 
 
  Indonesia0
 
  China5
 
 
 
  South Korea0
 
  Japan0
 
 
  South Korea5
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Indonesia5
 
 
  Japan0

FinalEdit

1988 Uber Cup Champions
 
China

Third title

ReferencesEdit