Badminton Asian Cup

The Asian Cup was an Asian continental championship in the five individual disciplines in badminton.[1] It was held in 1991, 1994, 1995 and 1996. From 1997 a team competition called the Asia Cup followed. The Asian Cup Individual championship featured the best players in Asia with the aim of further strengthening and consolidating Asian development in the world badminton. This prestigious invitation event witnessed the best players in Asia to compete for the prize money of US$100,000, one of the richest purses in Asian badminton event.[2]

VenuesEdit

Yeat Edition City Country
1991 I Jakarta   Indonesia
1994 II Beijing   China
1995 III Qingdao   China
1996 IV Seoul   South Korea

WinnersEdit

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1991   Rashid Sidek   Tang Jiuhong   Cheah Soon Kit
  Soo Beng Kiang
  Hwang Hye-young
  Chung So-young
  Shon Jin-hwan
  Gil Young-ah
1994   Dong Jiong   Ye Zhaoying   Ricky Subagja
  Rexy Mainaky
  Jang Hye-ock
  Chung So-young
  Liu Jianjun
  Ge Fei
1995   Joko Suprianto   Bang Soo-hyun   Huang Zhanzhong
  Jiang Xin
  Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
  Liu Jianjun
  Sun Man
1996   Rashid Sidek   Zhang Ning   Yoo Yong-sung
  Kim Dong-moon
  Jang Hye-ock
  Chung So-young
  Park Joo-bong
  Ra Kyung-min

Performances by nationEdit

Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1   China 1 3 1 1 2 8
2   South Korea 1 1 3 2 7
3   Malaysia 2 1 3
4   Indonesia 1 1 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The History Of Badminton. Where Badminton Started". www.athleticscholarships.net. Retrieved 2020-12-08.
  2. ^ "The Official Asian Badminton Confederation Website". web.archive.org. 2006-01-07. Retrieved 2020-12-08.