The World Cup in badminton was an annual tournament organized by the International Management Group (IMG).[1] It was held from 1979 to 1997. After the tournament ceased for seven years, Badminton World Federation decided to bring it back as invitational tournament in 2005,[2] but it was ended after the 2006 event.

Locations

Year No. Host City Country
1979 I Tokyo  Japan
1980 II Kyoto  Japan
1981 III Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
1982 IV Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
1983 V Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
1984 VI Jakarta  Indonesia
1985 VII Jakarta  Indonesia
1986 VIII Jakarta  Indonesia
1987 IX Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
1988 X Bangkok  Thailand
1989 XI Guangzhou  China
1990 XII Bandung/Jakarta  Indonesia
1991 XIII Macau
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Macau
1992 XIV Guangzhou  China
1993 XV New Delhi  India
1994 XVI Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam
1995 XVII Jakarta  Indonesia
1996 XVIII Jakarta  Indonesia
1997 XIX Yogyakarta  Indonesia
2005 XX Yiyang  China
2006 XXI Yiyang  China

Past winners

See also: List of Badminton World Cup medalists

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1979 Indonesia Liem Swie King Denmark Lene Køppen Indonesia Ade Chandra
Indonesia Christian Hadinata
Japan Emiko Ueno
Japan Yoshiko Yonekura
no competition
1980 Japan Atsuko Tokuda
Japan Yoshiko Yonekura
1981 India Prakash Padukone China Chen Ruizhen no competition no competition
1982 Indonesia Liem Swie King Denmark Lene Køppen
1983 China Han Jian China Han Aiping South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Park Joo-bong
China Han Aiping
China Li Lingwei
England Martin Dew
England Gillian Gilks
1984 China Li Lingwei Indonesia Hariamanto Kartono
Indonesia Liem Swie King
China Lin Ying
China Wu Dixi
Sweden Thomas Kihlström
England Nora Perry
1985 Indonesia Icuk Sugiarto Indonesia Christian Hadinata
Indonesia Ivana Lie
1986 Indonesia Bobby Ertanto
Indonesia Liem Swie King
China Han Aiping
China Li Lingwei
Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Verawaty Fadjrin
1987 China Zhao Jianhua South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Park Joo-bong
China Wang Pengren
China Shi Fangjing
1988 China Yang Yang China Han Aiping China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
1989 Indonesia Susi Susanti South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
1990 China Wu Wenkai Indonesia Sarwendah Kusumawardhani Malaysia Jalani Sidek
Malaysia Razif Sidek
China Lai Caiqin
China Yao Fen
Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Rosiana Tendean
1991 Indonesia Ardy Wiranata China Huang Hua South Korea Chung So-young
South Korea Hwang Hye-young
1992 Indonesia Joko Suprianto China Tang Jiuhong Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
Malaysia Soo Beng Kiang
China Lin Yanfen
China Yao Fen
1993 Indonesia Alan Budikusuma Indonesia Susi Susanti Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Sweden Lim Xiaoqing
Sweden Christine Magnusson
Sweden Peter Axelsson
England Gillian Gowers
1994 Indonesia Hariyanto Arbi Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
Malaysia Soo Beng Kiang
Indonesia Finarsih
Indonesia Lili Tampi
Denmark Thomas Lund
Sweden Catrine Bengtsson
1995 Indonesia Joko Suprianto China Ye Zhaoying Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Eliza Nathanael
Indonesia Zelin Resiana
Indonesia Tri Kusharjanto
Indonesia Minarti Timur
1996 China Dong Jiong Indonesia Susi Susanti Indonesia Antonius Ariantho
Indonesia Denny Kantono
China Ge Fei
China Gu Jun
Indonesia Sandiarto
Indonesia Minarti Timur
1997 China Sun Jun Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
China Liu Yong
China Ge Fei
1998-2004 Not held
2005 China Lin Dan China Xie Xingfang China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
China Xie Zhongbo
China Zhang Yawen
2006 China Wang Yihan Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir

Performances by nation

Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1  China 10 12 2 13 4 41
2  Indonesia 10 6 10 2 8 36
3  South Korea 3 1 1 5
4  Malaysia 4 4
5  Denmark 3 0.5 3.5
6  Sweden 1 1.5 2.5
7  England 2 2
7  Japan 2 2
8  India 1 1

References