Sudirman Cup

Sudirman Cup is the world mixed team badminton championship which takes place every two years. There are five matches in every round: men and women's singles, men and women's doubles and mixed doubles. The Cup is named after Dick Sudirman, a former Indonesian badminton player and the founder of the Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI). The first Sudirman Cup tournament took place in Bung Karno Stadium, Central Jakarta, Indonesia on May 24-May 29, 1989.

There is no prize money in Sudirman Cup; players play for their respective countries and to earn BWF world ranking points and national prestige.

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... have reached through to the semifinal round in all tournaments of Sudirman Cup China, Denmark, England, Indonesia, Korea and Malaysia ... China is the most successful national team in the Sudirman Cup (8 victories), followed by Korea (3 victories) and Indonesia (1 victory) ... The Cup has never been won by a non-Asian country, Denmark is the only European country that came close to winning it, in 1999 and 2011 ...
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... At the 2003 Sudirman Cup held in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Lee helped his team to win its third Sudirman Cup title, winning all three singles matches ... Team Korea had always struggled to win the Thomas and Sudirman Cup competitions due to the lack of top men's singles players ... However, Lee, the winner of the 2003 Swiss Open, showed spectacular performances through the Sudirman Cup tourney, not dropping a single set ...
Fu Haifeng - Career
... Cai and Fu have helped China win five consecutive Thomas Cup (Men’s Team World Badminton Championships) (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012) and four consecutive Sudirman Cup (World ... An ancillary badminton achievement of Fu is that while competing in the 2005 Sudirman Cup, one of his smashes was clocked at 332 km/h (206 mph), the fastest ... The fastest smash by Fu during the 2011 Sudirman Cup final was clocked at 291 km/h ...

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