1966 Uber Cup
LocationNew Zealand Wellington, New Zealand
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The 1966 Uber Cup was the fourth edition of the Uber Cup, the women's badminton team competition. The tournament took place in the 1965-66 badminton season, 17 countries competed. Japan won its first title in the Uber Cup, after beating defending champions United States in the Challenge Round.


5 teams from 4 regions took part in the Inter-Zone ties. As defending champion, the United States skipped the Final Round and played directly in the Challenge Round.

Panamerican zone
Australasian zone
Asian zone
European zone

Knockout stages

Qualifying round


Indonesia Indonesia 6–1 Australia Australia
England England 7–0 West Germany West Germany
Japan Japan 7–0 Thailand Thailand

First round

Japan  5–2  Indonesia Napier, New Zealand
England  6–1  Canada Dunedin

Final round

Japan  4–3  England Auckland

Challenge round

1966 Uber Cup Champions


First title


  1. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.