1952 THOMAS CUP TEAM

Sport : BADMINTON
Category : Athlete
Year Inducted: 2015

The team players were Wong Peng Soon, Ooi Teik Hock, Ong Poh Lim, Chan Kon Leong, Abdullah Piruz and Ismail Marjan. The Thomas Cup competition is an International team tournament for supremacy in men’s badminton (its female counterpart is the Uber Cup). Beginning in 1948-1949, it was held every 3 years until 1982 and thereafter held every 2 years.

The 1952 Thomas Cup was held in Singapore from 31st May until 1st June 1952. In the final round, Malaya beat United States 7-2 and retained the Thomas Cup.