2002 Thomas & Uber Cup

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The 2002 Thomas & Uber Cup was held in Guangzhou, China from May 9 to May 19, 2002. It was the 22nd tournament of World Men's Team Badminton Championships of Thomas Cup and 19th tournament of World Women's Team Badminton Championships of Uber Cup.

2002 Thomas & Uber Cup
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Tournament details
Dates9 May – 19 May
Edition22nd (Thomas Cup)
19th (Uber Cup)
LevelInternational
LocationGuangzhou, China
2000 2004

It is the only Thomas & Uber Cup that was played in a 7 points / 5 sets scoring system.

Indonesia won the Thomas Cup for the fifth time in a row and China won the Uber Cup for the third time in a row.

Host city selectionEdit

Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi and Tokyo were among the cities interested to host the events.[1] However, after a long discussion with Chinese Badminton Association,[2] Guangzhou was confirmed as host in January 2002.[3]

TeamsEdit

The following nations from 2 continents, shown by region, qualified for the 2002 Thomas & Uber Cup. Of the 11 nations, defending champions of Thomas Cup, Indonesia, and host nation as well as defending champion of Uber Cup, China and its Thomas Cup team qualified automatically and did not play the qualification round.

Thomas CupEdit

GroupsEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  China 6 3 3 0 12 3 +9
  Denmark 5 3 2 1 10 5 +5
  Korea 4 3 1 2 8 7 +1
  Sweden 3 3 0 3 0 15 −15

May 9, 2002

China   5–0   Sweden
Denmark   3–2   Korea

May 11, 2002

China   3–2   Denmark
Korea   5–0   Sweden

May 14, 2002

Denmark   5–0   Sweden
China   4–1   Korea

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Indonesia 6 3 3 0 14 1 +13
  Malaysia 5 3 2 1 11 4 +7
  Thailand 4 3 1 2 4 11 −7
  Germany 3 3 0 3 1 14 −13

May 10, 2002

Malaysia   5–0   Germany
Indonesia   5–0   Thailand

May 12, 2002

Malaysia   1–4   Indonesia
Thailand   4–1   Germany

May 14, 2002

Malaysia   5–0   Thailand
Indonesia   5–0   Germany

Knockout stagesEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
May 16, 2002
 
 
  China1
 
May 19, 2002
 
  Malaysia3
 
  Malaysia2
 
May 17, 2002
 
  Indonesia3
 
  Indonesia3
 
 
  Denmark0
 

Semi FinalsEdit

FinalEdit


 2002 Thomas Cup Champion 
 
Indonesia
Thirteenth title

Uber CupEdit

GroupsEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Netherlands 6 3 3 0 9 6 +3
  Hong Kong 5 3 2 1 8 7 +1
  Indonesia 4 3 1 2 8 7 +1
  Denmark 3 3 0 3 5 10 −5

May 9, 2002

Hong Kong   3–2   Indonesia
Denmark   2–3   Netherlands

May 11, 2002

Denmark   2–3   Hong Kong
Indonesia   2–3   Netherlands

May 13, 2002

Hong Kong   2–3   Netherlands
Denmark   1–4   Indonesia

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  China 6 3 3 0 14 1 +13
  Korea 5 3 2 1 9 6 +3
  Japan 4 3 1 2 4 11 −7
  Germany 3 3 0 3 3 12 −9

May 10, 2002

China   5–0   Germany
Korea   4–1   Japan

May 12, 2002

China   4–1   Korea
Japan   3–2   Germany

May 13, 2002

Korea   4–1   Germany
China   5–0   Japan

Knockout stagesEdit

Semi FinalsEdit

FinalEdit

2002 Uber Cup Champions
 
China
Eighth title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Korn Dabbaransi new IBF President". Utusan Online. p. 4 June 2001. Archived from the original on 10 April 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  2. ^ "China to host its first ever Thomas & Uber Cup Finals?". World Badminton. 24 October 2001. Archived from the original on 6 June 2002. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Guangzhou to Host Thomas and Uber Badminton Cup Finals". en.people.cn. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

External linksEdit