Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's doubles

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Badminton women's doubles
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
«2004 2012»
Badminton at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Badminton pictogram.svg
Singles   men   women  
Doubles   men   women   mixed

These are the results of the women's doubles competition in badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

The tournament consisted of a single-elimination tournament. Matches were played using a best-of-three games format. Games were played to 21 points, using rally scoring. Each game had to be won by two points, except when the game was won by a player who reached 30 even if the lead was only 1 at that point.

The top four seeds in the tournament were placed in the bracket so as not to face each other until the semifinals. All other competitors were placed by draw.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Du Jing & Yu Yang
China (CHN)
Silver  Lee Kyung-Won & Lee Hyo-Jung
South Korea (KOR)
Bronze  Zhang Yawen & Wei Yili
China (CHN)

Seeds[edit]

  1.  Yang Wei and Zhang Jiewen (CHN) (Quarterfinals)
  2.  Du Jing and Yu Yang (CHN) (Champions, Gold Medallists)
  3.  Zhang Yawen and Wei Yili (CHN) (Semifinals, Bronze Medallists)
  4.  Lee Kyung-won and Lee Hyo-jung (KOR) (Final, Silver Medallists)

Draw[edit]

First Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
1   Yang Wei (CHN)
  Zhang Jiewen (CHN)
21 21    
    Lilyana Natsir (INA)
  Vita Marissa (INA)
19 15       1   Yang Wei (CHN)
  Zhang Jiewen (CHN)
21 21 14  
    Tania Luiz (AUS)
  Eugenia Tanaka (AUS)
4 8         Miyuki Maeda (JPN)
  Satoko Suetsuna (JPN)
8 23 21  
    Miyuki Maeda (JPN)
  Satoko Suetsuna (JPN)
21 21           Miyuki Maeda (JPN)
  Satoko Suetsuna (JPN)
20 15    
4   Lee Kyung-won (KOR)
  Lee Hyo-jung (KOR)
21 21         4   Lee Kyung-won (KOR)
  Lee Hyo-jung (KOR)
22 21    
    Wong Pei Tty (MAS)
  Chin Eei Hui (MAS)
14 19       4   Lee Kyung-won (KOR)
  Lee Hyo-jung (KOR)
21 21  
    Eva Lee (USA)
  Mesinee Mangkalakiri (USA)
12 12         Jiang Yanmei (SIN)
  Li Yujia (SIN)
15 12    
    Jiang Yanmei (SIN)
  Li Yujia (SIN)
21 21         4   Lee Kyung-won (KOR)
  Lee Hyo-jung (KOR)
15 13  
    Michelle Edwards (RSA)
  Chantal Botts (RSA)
6 12         2   Du Jing (CHN)
  Yu Yang (CHN)
21 21  
    Chien Yu Chin (TPE)
  Cheng Wen-Hsing (TPE)
21 21           Chien Yu Chin (TPE)
  Cheng Wen-Hsing (TPE)
14 18    
    Gail Emms (GBR)
  Donna Kellogg (GBR)
19 13     3   Zhang Yawen (CHN)
  Wei Yili (CHN)
21 21    
3   Zhang Yawen (CHN)
  Wei Yili (CHN)
21 21         3   Zhang Yawen (CHN)
  Wei Yili (CHN)
19 12  
    Lena Frier Kristiansen (DEN)
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN)
21 14 18       2   Du Jing (CHN)
  Yu Yang (CHN)
21 21    
    Kumiko Ogura (JPN)
  Reiko Shiota (JPN)
18 21 21         Kumiko Ogura (JPN)
  Reiko Shiota (JPN)
8 5   Third place
    Ha Jung-eun (KOR)
  Kim Min-jung (KOR)
11 21 15   2   Du Jing (CHN)
  Yu Yang (CHN)
21 21         Miyuki Maeda (JPN)
  Satoko Suetsuna (JPN)
17 10  
2   Du Jing (CHN)
  Yu Yang (CHN)
21 16 21   3   Zhang Yawen (CHN)
  Wei Yili (CHN)
21 21