Denmark beat Indonesia to win 1st Thomas Cup
DENMARK beat Indonesia 3-2 in the Thomas Cup final yesterday, securing the nation's first world badminton team championship after racking up eight second-place finishes over the decades.
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus led the Danes to victory in the fifth and final match of the tie on the back of strong singles performances from fourth-ranked Viktor Axelsen and world No. 5 Jan O. Jorgensen.
They became the first European nation to win the Thomas Cup.
AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE