Defending Champions India in Tough Group in Thomas Cup 2024


Thu Mar 28 2024

Thomas Cup
Uber Cup
Defending Champions
Draw Ceremony

The reigning Thomas Cup champions India have been drawn into a challenging Group C during the draw ceremony for the TotalEnergies BWF Thomas & Uber Cup 2024 held in the host city of Chengdu, China. The team will face powerhouse teams like Indonesia - 14-time champions, Thailand, and England in their group. Let's delve into the exciting matchups and prospects in this prestigious badminton tournament.

India, who clinched their first-ever Thomas Cup title in 2022, will have a tough road ahead as they navigate through a formidable group. Joining forces with Indonesia, a dominant force in the history of the tournament, along with tough competitors from Thailand and England, the defending champions will need to bring their A-game to advance in the competition.

Meanwhile, host country China, the second most successful team in Thomas Cup history with 10 titles to their name, will battle it out in Group A against South Korea, Canada, and Australia. With a rich badminton tradition, China will aim to showcase their prowess on home soil and make a strong statement in the tournament.

In the Uber Cup category, the record-holding team from China with 15 titles will look to avoid early upsets as they take on reigning Asian champions India, along with Canada and Singapore in Group A. The defending Uber Cup champions from South Korea, seeking their third title, find themselves in Group D alongside Denmark, Mexico, and the United States, who have secured the trophy thrice in the past.

The 33rd edition of the Thomas Cup and the 30th edition of the Uber Cup are set to take place from April 27th to May 5th, 2024, in Chengdu, China, featuring a total of 32 competing teams. The draw ceremony kicked off in grand style with a captivating dance performance by a group of dancers, graced by top government officials of Chengdu, key sponsors, and BWF Vice President Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul.

As badminton enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the thrilling matchups and fierce competition in the upcoming TotalEnergies BWF Thomas & Uber Cup 2024, all eyes will be on the defending champions India and other powerhouse teams as they vie for glory on badminton's grand stage. With each team determined to leave their mark in history, fans can expect an exhilarating display of skill, strategy, and sportsmanship throughout the tournament.