Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles

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Mixed doubles
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Badminton Olympics Mixed Doubles Medals.jpg
Mixed doubles victory ceremony
Venue Wembley Arena
Date 28 July to 3 August
Competitors 32 from 14[1] nations
Medalists
Gold medal    China
Silver medal    China
Bronze medal    Denmark
«2008 2016»
Badminton at the
2012 Summer Olympics

Badminton pictogram.svg
Singles   men   women  
Doubles   men   women   mixed

The badminton mixed doubles tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 28 July to 3 August at Wembley Arena.

The draw was held on 23 July 2012.[2][3] Thirty-two players from 14 nations competed in the event.

The Chinese team of Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei won the gold medal, defeating Xu Chen and Ma Jin, also from China, in the final. Denmark pairing Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen won the bronze.

Competition format[edit]

The tournament started with a group phase round-robin followed by a knockout stage.[4]

Seeds[edit]

Results[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
 Zhang Nan / Zhao Yunlei (CHN) 3 3 0 6 0 3
 Michael Fuchs / Birgit Michels (GER) 3 2 1 4 4 2
 Aleksandr Nikolaenko / Valeria Sorokina (RUS) 3 1 2 3 5 1
 Chris Adcock / Imogen Bankier (GBR) 3 0 3 2 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 09:40
 Adcock / Bankier (GBR) 21–14
9–21
18–21
 Nikolaenko / Sorokina (RUS)
28 July, 18:30
 Zhang N / Zhao Y (CHN) 21–6
21–7
 Fuchs / Michels (GER)
29 July, 08:30
 Adcock / Bankier (GBR) 21–11
17–21
14–21
 Fuchs / Michels (GER)
29 July, 12:30
 Zhang N / Zhao Y (CHN) 21–9
21–18
 Nikolaenko / Sorokina (RUS)
30 July, 18:30
 Nikolaenko / Sorokina (RUS) 18–21
21–12
19–21
 Fuchs / Michels (GER)
31 July, 15:20
 Zhang N / Zhao Y (CHN) 21–13
21–14
 Adcock / Bankier (GBR)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
 Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen (DEN) 3 3 0 6 1 3
 Robert Mateusiak / Nadieżda Kostiuczyk (POL) 3 2 1 5 2 2
 Shintaro Ikeda / Reiko Shiota (JPN) 3 1 2 2 5 1
 Toby Ng / Grace Gao (CAN) 3 0 3 1 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 08:30
 Ikeda / Shiota (JPN) 18–21
20–22
 Mateusiak / Kostiuczyk (POL)
28 July, 14:19
 Nielsen / Pedersen (DEN) 21–12
21–11
 Ng / Gao (CAN)
29 July, 20:50
 Ikeda / Shiota (JPN) 21–10
11–21
21–15
 Ng / Gao (CAN)
30 July, 09:42
 Nielsen / Pedersen (DEN) 21–9
14–21
21–17
 Mateusiak / Kostiuczyk (POL)
31 July, 19:40
 Nielsen / Pedersen (DEN) 21–11
21–10
 Ikeda / Shiota (JPN)
31 July, 20:17
 Mateusiak / Kostiuczyk (POL) 21–13
21–16
 Ng / Gao (CAN)

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
 Tantowi Ahmad / Lilyana Natsir (INA) 3 3 0 6 0 3
 Thomas Laybourn / Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN) 3 2 1 4 2 2
 Lee Yong-dae / Ha Jung-eun (KOR) 3 1 2 2 4 1
 Valiyaveetil Diju / Jwala Gutta (IND) 3 0 3 0 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 08:30
 Ahmad / Natsir (INA) 21–16
21–12
 Diju / Gutta (IND)
29 July, 09:07
 Ahmad / Natsir (INA) 21–19
21–12
 Lee Y-d / Ha J-e (KOR)
29 July, 13:05
 Laybourn / Juhl (DEN) 21–12
21–16
 Diju / Gutta (IND)
30 July, 12:30
 Laybourn / Juhl (DEN) 21–15
21–12
 Lee Y-d / Ha J-e (KOR)
31 July, 09:42
 Lee Y-d / Ha J-e (KOR) 21–15
21–15
 Diju / Gutta (IND)
31 July, 18:30
 Ahmad / Natsir (INA) 24–22
21–16
 Laybourn / Juhl (DEN)

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
 Xu Chen / Ma Jin (CHN) 3 3 0 6 0 3
 Sudket Prapakamol / Saralee Thoungthongkam (THA) 3 2 1 4 2 2
 Chen Hung-ling / Cheng Wen-hsing (TPE) 3 1 2 2 5 1
 Chan Peng Soon / Goh Liu Ying (MAS) 3 0 3 1 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 12:30
 Chen H-l / Cheng W-h (TPE) 21–12
6–21
21–15
 Chan / Goh (MAS)
29 July, 12:30
 Chen H-l / Cheng W-h (TPE) 15–21
16–21
 Prapakamol / Thoungthongkam (THA)
29 July, 19:09
 Xu C / Ma J (CHN) 21–14
21–8
 Chan / Goh (MAS)
30 July, 13:40
 Xu C / Ma J (CHN) 21–19
21–12
 Prapakamol / Thoungthongkam (THA)
31 July, 08:30
 Prapakamol / Thoungthongkam (THA) 21–16
21–15
 Chan / Goh (MAS)
31 July, 20:15
 Xu C / Ma J (CHN) 21–16
22–20
 Chen H-l / Cheng W-h (TPE)

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                     
A1   Zhang Nan (CHN)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
21 21    
C2   Thomas Laybourn (DEN)
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN)
13 17    
  A1   Zhang Nan (CHN)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
17 21 21  
  B1   J Fischer Nielsen (DEN)
  Christinna Pedersen (DEN)
21 17 19  
B1   J Fischer Nielsen (DEN)
  Christinna Pedersen (DEN)
21 21  
D2   Sudket Prapakamol (THA)
  Saralee Thoungthongkam (THA)
15 13    
    A1   Zhang Nan (CHN)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
21 21  
  D1   Xu Chen (CHN)
  Ma Jin (CHN)
11 17  
A2   Michael Fuchs (GER)
  Birgit Michels (GER)
15 9    
C1   Tantowi Ahmad (INA)
  Lilyana Natsir (INA)
21 21    
C1   Tantowi Ahmad (INA)
  Lilyana Natsir (INA)
23 18 13
  D1   Xu Chen (CHN)
  Ma Jin (CHN)
21 21 21     Bronze medal match
B2   Robert Mateusiak (POL)
  Nadieżda Kostiuczyk (POL)
21 16 21
D1   Xu Chen (CHN)
  Ma Jin (CHN)
19 21 23     B1   J Fischer Nielsen (DEN)
  Christinna Pedersen (DEN)
21 21  
  C1   Tantowi Ahmad (INA)
  Lilyana Natsir (INA)
12 12  

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