1996 Thomas & Uber Cup

The 1996 Thomas & Uber Cup was the 19th tournament of the Thomas Cup, and the 16th tournament of the Uber Cup, which are the major international team competitions in world badminton.

1996 Thomas and Uber Cup
Location Hong Kong
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About 1996 Thomas & Uber CupEdit

Press ConferenceEdit

The 1996 Thomas Cup press conference was held in Bank Rakyat Indonesia's building in Sentra BRI complex in Sudirman, Central Jakarta. The press conference is led by Putera Sampoerna, the chairman of PT HM Sampoerna Tbk, manufacturer of A Mild, the 5th Indonesian largest cigarette brand. A Mild also as the main sponsor of the 1996 TUC.

Opening and closing ceremonyEdit

The opening and closing ceremony of the 1996 TUC also led by Putera Sampoerna, because A Mild was the main sponsor of the 1996 TUC.

Indonesia's double title championEdit

Indonesia's Thomas & Uber Cup Squads unite the title champion in Thomas Cup (tenth title) and Uber Cup (third title).

Thomas CupEdit

TeamsEdit

56 teams took part in the competition, and eight teams qualified for the Final Stage, including Indonesia, as defending champion, and Hong Kong, as host team.

Final stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L
  Indonesia 3 3 0
  China 3 2 1
  Sweden 3 1 2
  England 3 0 3
Indonesia   5–0   England
Indonesia   3–2   China
Indonesia   5–0   Sweden
China   5–0   England
China   5–0   Sweden
Sweden   4–1   England

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L
  Denmark 3 3 0
  South Korea 3 2 1
  Malaysia 3 1 2
  Hong Kong 3 0 3
Denmark   3–2   South Korea
Denmark   4–1   Malaysia
Denmark   5–0   Hong Kong
South Korea   5–0   Hong Kong
South Korea   3–2   Malaysia
Malaysia   5–0   Hong Kong

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Indonesia3
 
 
 
  South Korea2
 
  Indonesia5
 
 
 
  Denmark0
 
  China2
 
 
  Denmark3
 

Semi FinalsEdit

FinalEdit


1996 Thomas Cup Champions
 
Indonesia

Tenth title


Uber CupEdit

TeamsEdit

47 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
  Indonesia 3 2 1
  Japan 3 1 2
  Russia 3 0 3
China   5–0   Japan
China   5–0   Indonesia
China   5–0   Russia
Indonesia   5–0   Japan
Indonesia   5–0   Russia
Japan   5–0   Russia

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L
  Denmark 3 3 0
  South Korea 3 2 1
  England 3 1 2
  Hong Kong 3 0 3
Denmark   5–0   Hong Kong
Denmark   3–2   South Korea
Denmark   4–1   England
South Korea   5–0   Hong Kong
South Korea   5–0   England
England   3–2   Hong Kong

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Indonesia4
 
 
 
  South Korea1
 
  Indonesia4
 
 
 
  China1
 
  China5
 
 
  Denmark0
 

Semi FinalsEdit

FinalEdit


1996 Uber Cup Champions
 
Indonesia

Third title

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit