1996 Thomas & Uber Cup

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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.

About 1996 Thomas & Uber Cup[edit]

Press Conference[edit]

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 ceremony[edit]

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 champion[edit]

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

Thomas Cup[edit]

Teams[edit]

56 teams took part in the competition, and 8 teams were qualyfied to the Final Stage, including Indonesia, as defending champion, and Hong Kong, as host team.

Final stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

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 B[edit]

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

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Indonesia 3  
  Korea 2  
 
      Indonesia 5
    Denmark 0
  China 2
  Denmark 3  

Final round[edit]

1996 Thomas Cup Champions

Indonesia

Tenth title

Uber Cup[edit]

Teams[edit]

47 teams took part in the competition, and 8 teams were qualyfied to the Final Stage.

Final stage[edit]

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Indonesia 4  
  Korea 1  
 
      Indonesia 4
    China 1
  China 5
  Denmark 0  

Final round[edit]

1996 Uber Cup Champions

Indonesia

Third title

References[edit]

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