India beats Indonesia 3-0 to win maiden Thomas Cup title
India's men's badminton team lifted the Thomas Cup title for the first time with a commanding 3-0 win over Indonesia on 15th May.
India won three straight matches, two men’s singles and a men’s doubles match to seal the championship.
With this win, India has become the sixth country to win the title.
India's Kidambi Srikanth defeated Indonesia's Leonardus Jonatan Christie in Thomas Cup Final 2022 by 21-15, 23-21, held in Bangkok.
It is a historic triumph that will enhance the country's status in the sport.
About Thomas Cup
Thomas Cup is an international badminton competition.
The 16 teams that compete for the prestigious title.
All the 16 teams represent member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
The championship was started by a great English badminton player, Sir George Alan Thomas, who was inspired by the Davis Cup of Tennis and the World Cup of Football.
The first tournament was held in 1948–1949.
After 1982, it was conducted every two years.
The three teams with the most titles in the championship are Indonesia, China, and Malaysia with 14, 10, and 5 titles, respectively.
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