Sudirman Cup Winners List And The Prize Money And Award Given To The Winner

Sudirman Cup Winners List And The Prize Money And Award Given To The Winner

Know everything you need to know about the Sudirman Cup including the prize money and the winners list in the badminton competition

Sudirman Cup is one of the most prestigious badminton tournament in the world. It is a mixed badminton championship that is contested every two years. Earlier it used to be in the same year as that of the world championship until 2003.

Every Sudirman Cup tie has five matches, men’s and women’s singles matches, men’s and women’s double’s matches and a mixed double match. The competition was started back in 1989 and 2021 saw it’s 17th edition. 16 teams participated in this year’s competition which kicked off on 23rd competition.

Sudirman Cup prize money and all time winners list

Interestingly enough Sudirman Up does not give any sort of prize money to it’s winners. It is hard to think of a competition of Sudirman Cup’s stature that does not have any prize money for it’s winners. Instead the winners get a 22 carat gold plated all silver trophy which is worth around $15,000.

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Sudirman Cup winners list

Since it’s inception in 1989 many countries have participated in the competition. However, no team has been as successful as China in the competition who have it 11 times. Take a look at all the winners of the competition below:

YEAR HOST WINNER RUNNER-UP
1989 Jakarta (Indonesia) Indonesia Korea
1991 Copenhagen (Denmark) Korea Indonesia
1993 Birmingham (England) Korea Indonesia
1995 Lausanne (Switzerland) China Indonesia
1997 Glasgow (Scotland) China Korea
1999 Copenhagen (Denmark) China Denmark
2001 Seville (Spain)  China Indonesia
2003 Eindhoven (Netherlands) Korea China
2005 Beijing (China) China Indonesia
2007 Glasgow (Scotland) China Indonesia
2009 Guangzhou (China) China Korea
2011 Qingdao (China) China Denmark
2013 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) China Korea
2015 Dongguan (China) China Japan
2017 Gold Coast (Australia)  South Korea China
2019 Nanning ( China ) China Japan

Sudirman Cup 2021 Final

This year’s Sudirman Cup was hosted in Finland and the final will be played on 3rd October. This year’s final will see a rematch of the 2019 final match between China and Japan. Japan have yet to win a Sudirman Cup in the competition’s history.

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This will be Japan’s third appearance in the final. However, it will not be easy to beat the 11 times champions. But they will look to upset the odds to win the Sudirman Cup 2021.

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