1998 Thomas & Uber Cup

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The 1998 Thomas & Uber Cup was the 20th tournament of the Thomas Cup, and the 17th tournament of the Uber Cup, which are the major international team competitions in world badminton.

Thomas Cup[edit]

Teams[edit]

49 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. 1998 Thomas Cup is considered one of the greatest Thomas Cup competitions because the score difference of the games is very close and the games are played tightly.

Final stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L
 Denmark 3 3 0
 China 3 2 1
 Sweden 3 1 2
 Hong Kong 3 0 3
Denmark  3–2  China
Denmark  4–1  Hong Kong
Denmark  4–1  Sweden
China  5–0  Hong Kong
China  5–0  Sweden
Sweden  4–1  Hong Kong

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L
 Indonesia 3 3 0
 Malaysia 3 2 1
 Korea 3 1 2
 Netherlands 3 0 3
Indonesia  4–1  Korea
Indonesia  4–1  Malaysia
Indonesia  5–0  Netherlands
Malaysia  4–1  Korea
Malaysia  5–0  Netherlands
Korea  3–2  Netherlands

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Denmark 2  
  Malaysia 3  
 
      Indonesia 3
    Malaysia 2
  China 2
  Indonesia 3  

Semi Final[edit]

Final[edit]

1998 Thomas Cup Champions

Indonesia

Eleventh title

Uber Cup[edit]

Teams[edit]

40 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 1
    China 4
  China 5
  Denmark 0  

Final round[edit]

1998 Uber Cup Champions

China

Sixth title

References[edit]