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The 1998 Thomas & Uber Cup was the 20th tournament of the Thomas Cup, and the 17th tournament of the Uber Cup, which are the major international team competitions in world badminton.
1998 Thomas & Uber Cup Wikipedia
49 teams took part in the competition, and eight teams qualified for the Final Stage, including Indonesia, as defending champion, and Hong Kong, as host team. 1998 Thomas Cup is considered one of the greatest Thomas Cup competitions because the score difference of the games is very close and the games are played tightly.
40 teams took part in the competition, and eight teams qualified for the Final Stage.