2002 Thomas & Uber Cup

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2002 Thomas & Uber Cup
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Tournament details
Dates 9 May – 19 May
Edition 22nd (Thomas Cup)
19th (Uber Cup)
Level International
Location Guangzhou, China
2000 2004

The 2002 Thomas & Uber Cup was held in Guangzhou, China from May 9 to May 19, 2002. It was the 22nd tournament of World Men's Team Badminton Championships of Thomas Cup and 19th tournament of World Women's Team Badminton Championships of Uber Cup.

It is the only Thomas & Uber Cup that was played in a 7 points / 5 sets scoring system.

Indonesia won the Thomas Cup for the fifth time in a row and China won the Uber Cup for the third time in a row.

Host city selection[edit]

Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi and Tokyo were among the cities interested to host the events.[1] However, after a long discussion with Chinese Badminton Association[2], Guangzhou was confirmed as host in January 2002. [3]

Teams[edit]

The following nations from 2 continents, shown by region, qualified for the 2002 Thomas & Uber Cup. Of the 11 nations, defending champions of Thomas Cup, Indonesia, and host nation as well as defending champion of Uber Cup, China and its Thomas Cup team qualified automatically and did not play the qualification round.

Thomas Cup[edit]

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
China China 6 3 3 0 12 3 +9
Denmark Denmark 5 3 2 1 10 5 +5
South Korea Korea 4 3 1 2 8 7 +1
Sweden Sweden 3 3 0 3 0 15 −15

May 9, 2002

China China 5–0 Sweden Sweden
Denmark Denmark 3–2 South Korea Korea

May 11, 2002

China China 3–2 Denmark Denmark
Korea South Korea 5–0 Sweden Sweden

May 14, 2002

Denmark Denmark 5–0 Sweden Sweden
China China 4–1 South Korea Korea

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Indonesia Indonesia 6 3 3 0 14 1 +13
Malaysia Malaysia 5 3 2 1 11 4 +7
Thailand Thailand 4 3 1 2 4 11 −7
Germany Germany 3 3 0 3 1 14 −13

May 10, 2002

Malaysia Malaysia 5–0 Germany Germany
Indonesia Indonesia 5–0 Thailand Thailand

May 12, 2002

Malaysia Malaysia 1–4 Indonesia Indonesia
Thailand Thailand 4–1 Germany Germany

May 14, 2002

Malaysia Malaysia 5–0 Thailand Thailand
Indonesia Indonesia 5–0 Germany Germany

Knockout stages[edit]

Semi-finals Final
May 16, 2002
 China China 1  
 Malaysia Malaysia 3  
 
May 19, 2002
     Malaysia Malaysia 2
   Indonesia Indonesia 3
May 17, 2002
 Indonesia Indonesia 3
 Denmark Denmark 0  

Semi Finals[edit]

Final[edit]


 2002 Thomas Cup Champion 

Indonesia
Thirteenth title


Uber Cup[edit]

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Netherlands Netherlands 6 3 3 0 9 6 +3
Hong Kong Hong Kong 5 3 2 1 8 7 +1
Indonesia Indonesia 4 3 1 2 8 7 +1
Denmark Denmark 3 3 0 3 5 10 −5

May 9, 2002

Hong Kong Hong Kong 3–2 Indonesia Indonesia
Denmark Denmark 2–3 Netherlands Netherlands

May 11, 2002

Denmark Denmark 2–3 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Indonesia Indonesia 2–3 Netherlands Netherlands

May 13, 2002

Hong Kong Hong Kong 2–3 Netherlands Netherlands
Denmark Denmark 1–4 Indonesia Indonesia

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
China China 6 3 3 0 14 1 +13
South Korea Korea 5 3 2 1 9 6 +3
Japan Japan 4 3 1 2 4 11 −7
Germany Germany 3 3 0 3 3 12 −9

May 10, 2002

China China 5–0 Germany Germany
Korea South Korea 4–1 Japan Japan

May 12, 2002

China China 4–1 South Korea Korea
Japan Japan 3–2 Germany Germany

May 13, 2002

Korea South Korea 4–1 Germany Germany
China China 5–0 Japan Japan

Knockout stages[edit]

Semi Finals[edit]

Final[edit]


2002 Uber Cup Champions
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China
Eighth title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Korn Dabbaransi new IBF President". Utusan Online. p. 4 June 2001. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "China to host its first ever Thomas & Uber Cup Finals?". World Badminton. 24 October 2001. Archived from the original on 6 June 2002. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Guangzhou to Host Thomas and Uber Badminton Cup Finals". en.people.cn. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 

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