1988 Thomas & Uber Cup

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1988 Thomas and Uber Cup
Location Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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The 1988 Thomas Cup & Uber Cup was the 15th tournament of Thomas Cup and the 12th tournament of Uber Cup, the most important badminton team competitions in the world.

China won its third title in the Thomas Cup and in the Uber Cup, after beating in the final round Malaysia and Korea, respectively.

Thomas Cup[edit]

Teams[edit]

35 teams took part in the competition. China, as defending champion, and Malaysia, as host team, skipped the Qualifications and played directly at the Final Stage.

Qualification groups[edit]

Final stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L
 China 3 3 0
 Malaysia 3 2 1
 England 3 1 2
 India 3 0 3
China  4–1  England
China  5–0  India
China  3–2  Malaysia
Malaysia  5–0  India
Malaysia  4–1  England
England  4–1  India

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L
 Indonesia 3 3 0
 Denmark 3 2 1
 South Korea 3 1 2
 Sweden 3 0 3
Indonesia  5–0  Sweden
Indonesia  4–1  South Korea
Indonesia  3–2  Denmark
Denmark  4–1  Sweden
Denmark  4–1  South Korea
South Korea  3–2  Sweden

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Malaysia  3  
  Indonesia  2  
 
      Malaysia  1
    China  4
Third place
  Denmark  0   Indonesia  5
  China  5     Denmark  0

Final[edit]

1988 Thomas Cup Champions

China

Third title

Uber Cup[edit]

Teams[edit]

31 teams took part in the competition, and eight teams qualified for the Final Stage.

Final stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L
 China 3 3 0
 Japan 3 1 2
 Netherlands 3 1 2
 Denmark 3 1 2
China  4–1  Japan
China  5–0  Netherlands
China  5–0  Denmark
Japan  3–2  Denmark
Denmark  3–2  Netherlands
Netherlands  3–2  Japan

Group B[edit]

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

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  China  5  
  Indonesia  0  
 
      China  5
    South Korea  0
Third place
  Japan  0   Indonesia  5
  South Korea  5     Japan  0

Final[edit]

1988 Uber Cup Champions

China

Third title

References[edit]