Badminton World Cup

The World Cup in badminton was an annual tournament organized by the International Management Group (IMG).[1] It was held from 1979 to 1997. After the tournament ceased for seven years, Badminton World Federation decided to bring it back as invitational tournament in 2005,[2] but it was ended after the 2006 event.

LocationsEdit

Year No. Host City Country
1979 I Tokyo   Japan
1980 II Kyoto   Japan
1981 III Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1982 IV Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1983 V Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1984 VI Jakarta   Indonesia
1985 VII Jakarta   Indonesia
1986 VIII Jakarta   Indonesia
1987 IX Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1988 X Bangkok   Thailand
1989 XI Guangzhou   China
1990 XII Bandung/Jakarta   Indonesia
1991 XIII Macau   Macau
1992 XIV Guangzhou   China
1993 XV New Delhi   India
1994 XVI Ho Chi Minh City   Vietnam
1995 XVII Jakarta   Indonesia
1996 XVIII Jakarta   Indonesia
1997 XIX Yogyakarta   Indonesia
2005 XX Yiyang   China
2006 XXI Yiyang   China

Past winnersEdit

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1979   Liem Swie King   Lene Køppen   Ade Chandra
  Christian Hadinata
  Emiko Ueno
  Yoshiko Yonekura
no competition
1980   Atsuko Tokuda
  Yoshiko Yonekura
1981   Prakash Padukone   Chen Ruizhen no competition no competition
1982   Liem Swie King   Lene Køppen
1983   Han Jian   Han Aiping   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
  Han Aiping
  Li Lingwei
  Martin Dew
  Gillian Gilks
1984   Li Lingwei   Hariamanto Kartono
  Liem Swie King
  Lin Ying
  Wu Dixi
  Thomas Kihlström
  Nora Perry
1985   Icuk Sugiarto   Christian Hadinata
  Ivana Lie
1986   Bobby Ertanto
  Liem Swie King
  Han Aiping
  Li Lingwei
  Eddy Hartono
  Verawaty Fadjrin
1987   Zhao Jianhua   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
  Wang Pengren
  Shi Fangjing
1988   Yang Yang   Han Aiping   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
  Guan Weizhen
  Lin Ying
1989   Susi Susanti   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
  Park Joo-bong
  Chung Myung-hee
1990   Wu Wenkai   Sarwendah Kusumawardhani   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
  Lai Caiqin
  Yao Fen
  Rudy Gunawan
  Rosiana Tendean
1991   Ardy Wiranata   Huang Hua   Chung So-young
  Hwang Hye-young
1992   Joko Suprianto   Tang Jiuhong   Cheah Soon Kit
  Soo Beng Kiang
  Lin Yanfen
  Yao Fen
1993   Alan Budikusuma   Susi Susanti   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
  Lim Xiaoqing
  Christine Magnusson
  Peter Axelsson
  Gillian Gowers
1994   Hariyanto Arbi   Cheah Soon Kit
  Soo Beng Kiang
  Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
  Thomas Lund
  Catrine Bengtsson
1995   Joko Suprianto   Ye Zhaoying   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
  Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
  Tri Kusharjanto
  Minarti Timur
1996   Dong Jiong   Susi Susanti   Antonius Ariantho
  Denny Kantono
  Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
  Sandiarto
  Minarti Timur
1997   Sun Jun   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
  Liu Yong
  Ge Fei
2005   Lin Dan   Xie Xingfang   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
  Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
  Xie Zhongbo
  Zhang Yawen
2006   Wang Yihan   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
  Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
  Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir

Performances by nationEdit

Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1   China 10 12 2 13 4 41
2   Indonesia 10 6 10 2 8 36
3   South Korea 3 1 1 5
4   Malaysia 4 4
5   Denmark 3 0.5 3.5
6   Sweden 1 1.5 2.5
7   England 2 2
7   Japan 2 2
8   India 1 1

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