1955 Thomas Cup

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India national badminton team

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As it had in the 1951-1952 series, India won the Asian zone, its toughest competition coming in its opening contest against an improving Thailand 6–3.

Thomas Cup

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For a more detailed description of the Thomas Cup format see Wikipedia's general article on the Thomas Cup.
The former Pacific zone was converted into Asian and Australasian zones for the 1954–1955 tournament.

Denmark national badminton team

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In Europe Denmark, now boasting nineteen-year-old prodigy Finn Kobbero, beat three opponents with the loss of only one individual match.

United States national badminton team

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In the Pan American zone the USA lost 4 of 5 singles matches to Canada but won the tie by sweeping the doubles.

Australia national badminton team

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In the Australasian zone J. E. Robson's singles victories were not enough to keep his New Zealand team from falling to Australia 2–7.

Thailand national badminton team

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As it had in the 1951-1952 series, India won the Asian zone, its toughest competition coming in its opening contest against an improving Thailand 6–3.

1952 Thomas Cup

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As it had in the 1951-1952 series, India won the Asian zone, its toughest competition coming in its opening contest against an improving Thailand 6–3.

Wong Peng Soon

Peng Soon Wong
The competitive swan song of Malaya's venerable Wong Peng Soon was successful though he dropped a game to both Kobbero and Jorn Skaarup.
He was also a member of the victorious Malayan Thomas Cup teams of 1949, 1952, and 1955, serving as captain of the last.

Ooi Teik Hock

Teik Hock Ooi
Ong Poh Lim was once again stalwart, winning his match at third singles and both of his doubles partnered by veteran Ooi Teik Hock.
Teik Hock played on four consecutive Malayan Thomas Cup (men's international) teams (1949, 1952, 1955, 1958) the first three of which claimed world titles.

Ong Poh Lim

Poh Lim Ong
Ong Poh Lim was once again stalwart, winning his match at third singles and both of his doubles partnered by veteran Ooi Teik Hock.
Ong played on three consecutive world champion Malayan Thomas Cup teams (1949, 1952, 1955) and won all of his individual matches in these contests.

Badminton

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The Thomas Cup competition is an international team tournament for supremacy in men's badminton (its female counterpart is the Uber Cup).

Uber Cup

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The Thomas Cup competition is an international team tournament for supremacy in men's badminton (its female counterpart is the Uber Cup).

1949 Thomas Cup

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Beginning in 1948-1949, it was held every three years until 1982 and has been held every two years thereafter.

1982 Thomas Cup

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Beginning in 1948-1949, it was held every three years until 1982 and has been held every two years thereafter.

Malaysia national badminton team

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Winners from each zone played-off in Singapore in late May and early June for the right to play Malaya which, as defending champion, was exempt until it met a challenger in a conclusive challenge round tie.

Finn Kobberø

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In Europe Denmark, now boasting nineteen-year-old prodigy Finn Kobbero, beat three opponents with the loss of only one individual match.

New Zealand national badminton team

New Zealandwomen's team
In the Australasian zone J. E. Robson's singles victories were not enough to keep his New Zealand team from falling to Australia 2–7.

Nandu M. Natekar

Nandu Natekar
He won all four of his matches which included a fine three game duel with India's stylish Nandu Natekar, leading Denmark to a 6–3 victory.

Asia

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Australasia

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