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11-04-2010, 12:18 AM #1
world badminton BIG FOUR??? CHINA, MALAYSIA, S.KOREA and INDONESIA....
Any others team can join this big 4???maybe denmark....
11-04-2010, 12:46 AM #2
if you just count 4,, than Malaysia should be out and Denmark should be in,,,, coz Malaysia has no ever World Champions and Olympic champions....
but if you changed it to BIG FIVE than it's CHINA,INDONESIA,S.KOREA,DENMARK and MALAYSIA
11-04-2010, 01:13 AM #3
Top 4 or 5, seems like you pick and choose the criteria to rate the top 4 nations.
11-04-2010, 01:20 AM #4
uncle otb,u stay near to cooler now?i remember he once stated his location as icy cold place
current big four?
or the history big four?
i believe england win most AE title,does they in the fray?
thomas is from england i believe
japan had 3 uber cup too
if junior,i do think malaysia is in top 4,haha
11-04-2010, 01:42 AM #5
i think to be fair, we need to look at recent history.
otherwise, we will have to include USA into the discussion as well...
Malaysia is an interesting case. the last time MAS won TC was 1992, after that, there have been no WC/TC/UC/SC/OG gold. but at the same time, they have a lot of silvers, which also carries some weight.
11-04-2010, 01:49 AM #6
Denmark has won an Olympic gold in 1996, and have also won the occasional WC (in XD/MD) and have been consistent semi-finalists in TC and SC. overall, Denmark has a very balanced team.
11-04-2010, 02:03 AM #7
Malaysia is out, never mind...why wanna argue on small petty issue???
Big Four just a name given by fans and supporters...
11-04-2010, 02:05 AM #8
let's make it big 5 and there will be no issues anymore.
11-04-2010, 02:19 AM #9
11-04-2010, 02:19 AM #10
Should be only Big 3, Gold - Silver - Bronze.
11-04-2010, 03:27 AM #11
Why Four, Five or Three? Should be BIG ONE = CHINA. . Case closed.
11-04-2010, 03:29 AM #12
11-04-2010, 04:43 AM #13
11-04-2010, 10:50 PM #14
Malaysia may be a shadow of its former self, but I think its men's doubles will continue to shine in the future as it always has
with world class coaches like Tan Kim Her or Choong Tan Fook showing the way,this speciality will make it even the
envy of China.
11-04-2010, 11:34 PM #15
MAS shd wait until they have won WC or OG then to be included in ........
11-05-2010, 12:23 AM #16
Big One can already lar, no need to compete. We know which nation's flag means that no matter how unknown he/she is it's not gonna be any pushover.
11-05-2010, 11:19 AM #17
e.g. Established ones would be like Park Joo Bong, Rexy and Ha Tae Kwon
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