The 2022 Thomas Cup will be held on Sunday, May 8, at Bangkok’s Impact Arena. Here, you will know the schedule, venue, how to watch on television and live stream, teams, and a prize pool of the tournament.
Sixteen teams will compete in the final competition, held in November. This year’s tournament will have the same number of places allocated to each confederation as the previous year’s tournament: four slots apiece from Asia and Europe and one slot each from Africa, Oceania, and Pan America.
The host nation and the defending champion are both automatically qualified. The remaining quota will be filled based on the ranking of the global teams. The Thomas 2022 will feature 16 teams fighting against one other. Indonesia is the defending champion of the Thomas Cup.
Indonesia is the most successful team in the Thomas Cup, having won 14 championships, while China is the most successful team in the Uber Cup, having won 15 trophies.
When is the 2022 Thomas Cup?
The tournament will start on Sunday, May 8, and continue until Saturday, May 14. Here is the full schedule of the tournament.
|8th-11th May||Stage Matches|
|12th May||Quarter-finals begin|
- Venue: Impact Arena
- Capacity: 11,400
The 2022 Thomas Cup tournament will take place at Impact Arena, Thailand. This is the third time that Thailand will be hosting the tournament. The venue has a capacity of 11,400 people.
How to Watch the 2022 Thomas Cup?
BWF TV has reserved the right to show the 2022 Thomas Cup tournament on their channel. The live stream will be available on their official YouTube channel.
In India, Voot will show the live stream of the event. The monthly subscription fee is RS99 per month.
Here are the teams who will perform in the 2022 Thomas Cup:
|South Korea||Badminton Asia|
|Canada||Badminton Pan Am|
|New Zealand||Badminton Oceania|
|Chinese Taipei||Badminton Asia|