1978 Uber Cup
LocationNew Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
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The 1978 Uber Cup was the eighth edition of the Uber Cup, the women's badminton team competition. The tournament took place in the 1977-78 badminton season, 15 countries competed. Japan won its fourth title in the Uber Cup, after beating Indonesia in the Final Round in Auckland.[1]


Asian Zone

First qualifying round

Malaysia Malaysia w.o. India India Kuala Lumpur
Japan Japan 7–0 South Korea South Korea Tokyo

Final qualifying round

Malaysia Malaysia 3-4 Japan Japan Kuala Lumpur

European Zone

First qualifying round

Scotland Scotland 5-2 Norway Norway
Netherlands Netherlands 4-3 Sweden Sweden Tilburg

Second qualifying round

Scotland Scotland 4-3 West Germany West Germany Edinburgh
Netherlands Netherlands 5-2 Canada Canada Haarlem

Third qualifying round

Denmark Denmark 7-0 Scotland Scotland Perth
England England 6-1 Netherlands Netherlands Washington

Final qualifying round

Denmark Denmark 5-2 England England Copenhagen

Pan American Zone

Final qualifying round

United States United States 5-2 Taiwan Taiwan San Diego

Final Tournament

First round

United States  7–0  New Zealand
Japan  7–0  Australia

Second round

Indonesia  7–0  United States
Japan  6–1  Denmark

Grand Final

1978 Uber Cup Champions


Fourth title


  1. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.