Indonesia upset defending champions China to end 19-year wait for Thomas Cup glory


Sheer joy. Jonatan Christie celebrates after delivering the winning point for Indonesia against China in the Thomas Cup Finals. - Badminton Photo

PETALING JAYA: The 19-year wait is over for Indonesia as they regained their supremacy in the Thomas Cup Finals when they pulled off an emphatic 3-0 win over defending champions China.

It was Indonesia's 14th triumph but not since they last tasted success in the 2002 edition in Guangzhou where they beat Malaysia in the final.

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