Badminton - Badminton: Denmark beat Indonesia to win first Thomas Cup title

Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (L) of Denmark celebrates next to teammate Viktor Axelsen (R) after winning his men's singles final group match against Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament in Kunshan, in eastern China's Jiangsu Province on May 22, 2016. (AFP Photo/JOHANNES EISELE)

- Denmark beat Indonesia 3-2 in the Thomas Cup final, 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 number five Jan O. Jorgensen. They became the first European nation to win the Thomas Cup.

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