- The thomas cup world team championships
- Jeff : therefore , the ibf changed the competition system in 1969 , which let the four winning teams from the four areas , and the champion team of the previous thomas cup as well as the host country team compete for the championship through the elimination series . then , the final winner will be the champion
The Thomas Cup, sometimes called the World Men's Team Championships, is an international badminton competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the sport's global governing body. The championships have been conducted every two years since the 1982 tournament, amended from being conducted every three years since the first tournament held in 1948-1949.