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2004 Thomas & Uber Cup

The 2004 Thomas & Uber Cup was held from 7 May to 16 May 2004 in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was the 23rd edition of World Men's Team Badminton Championships, Thomas Cup and 20th edition of World Women's Team Badminton Championships, Uber Cup.

2004 Thomas & Uber Cup
Logo tuc04.jpg
Tournament details
Dates7 May – 16 May
Edition23rd (Thomas Cup)
20th (Uber Cup)
LevelInternational
VenueIstora Gelora Bung Karno
LocationJakarta, Indonesia
2002 2006

After a 12-year drought China finally lifted their fifth title of Thomas Cup and also won their ninth title of Uber Cup.

Host city selectionEdit

Indonesia, Japan, and the United States are the countries to submit a bid for hosting the event.[1] Indonesia was selected as host during IBF council meeting in Birmingham.[2]

TeamsEdit

The following nations from 5 continents, shown by region, qualified for the 2004 Thomas & Uber Cup. Of the 16 nations, defending champions of Uber Cup, China, and host nation as well as defending champion of Thomas Cup, Indonesia and its Uber Cup team qualified automatically and did not play the qualification round.

Thomas CupEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  China 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
  Indonesia 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
  United States 2 2 0 2 0 10 −10
May 7, 2004
China   5–0   United States
May 8, 2004
Indonesia   5–0   United States
May 10, 2004
China   5–0   Indonesia

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Korea 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
  Germany 3 2 1 1 4 6 −2
  New Zealand 2 2 0 2 1 9 −8
May 7, 2004
Korea   5–0   New Zealand
May 8, 2004
Germany   4–1   New Zealand
May 9, 2004
Korea   5–0   Germany

Group CEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Malaysia 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
  Thailand 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
  South Africa 2 2 0 2 0 10 −10
May 7, 2004
Malaysia   5–0   South Africa
May 8, 2004
Thailand   5–0   South Africa
May 9, 2004
Malaysia   5–0   Thailand

Group DEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Denmark 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
  Japan 3 2 1 1 3 8 −5
  England 2 2 0 2 2 8 −6
May 7, 2004
Denmark   5–0   England
May 9, 2004
Japan   3–2   England
May 10, 2004
Denmark   5–0   Japan

Knockout stageEdit

Wild-Card Finals Divisional Finals Championship Finals Super Final
                           
    May 12, 2004        
May 11, 2004
   China  3
   Japan  3 May 14, 2004
     Japan  0  
   South Africa  1      China  3
 
     Korea  0  
   Korea  3
   Thailand  3 May 16, 2004
     Thailand  1  
   England  1      China  3
 
     Denmark  1
   Malaysia  1
   Indonesia  3
     Indonesia  3  
   New Zealand  0      Indonesia  2
 
     Denmark  3  
   Denmark  3
   Germany  3
     Germany  1  
   United States  0  

Final roundEdit

2004 Thomas Cup Champions
 
China
Fifth title

Uber CupEdit

Group stageEdit

Group WEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  China 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
  Netherlands 3 2 1 1 3 7 −5
  Indonesia 2 2 0 2 2 8 −6
May 7, 2004
China   5–0   Indonesia
May 9, 2004
Netherlands   3–2   Indonesia
May 10, 2004
China   5–0   Netherlands

Group XEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Chinese Taipei 4 2 2 0 9 1 +8
  Germany 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
  South Africa 2 2 0 2 1 9 −8
May 7, 2004
Chinese Taipei   5–0   South Africa
May 9, 2004
Germany   4–1   South Africa
May 9, 2004
Chinese Taipei   4–1   Germany

Group YEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Denmark 4 2 2 0 8 2 +6
  Japan 3 2 1 1 6 4 +2
  Malaysia 2 2 0 2 1 9 −8
May 7, 2004
Japan   4–1   Malaysia
May 8, 2004
Denmark   5–0   Malaysia
May 9, 2004
Japan   2–3   Denmark

Group ZEdit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
  Korea 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
  Australia 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
  Canada 2 2 0 2 0 10 −10
May 7, 2004
Korea   5–0   Canada
May 8, 2004
Australia   5–0   Canada
May 10, 2004
Korea   5–0   Australia

Knockout stageEdit

Wild-Card Finals Divisional Finals Championship Finals Super Final
                           
    May 12, 2004        
May 11, 2004
   China  3
   Malaysia  3 May 13, 2004
     Malaysia  0  
   Australia  0      China  3
 
     Japan  0  
   Chinese Taipei  2
   Japan  3 May 15, 2004
     Japan  3  
   Canada  0      China  3
 
     Korea  1
   Denmark  3
   Netherlands  3
     Netherlands  2  
   South Africa  0      Denmark  2
 
     Korea  3  
   Korea  3
   Indonesia  3
     Indonesia  1  
   Germany  0  

Final roundEdit

2004 Uber Cup Champions
 
China
Ninth title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indonesia Pasti Tuan Rumah Kejuaraan Piala Thomas 2004". suaramerdeka.com. 21 November 2002. Archived from the original on 10 April 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Jakarta jadi tuan rumah". Utusan Online. 1 August 2003. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

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