Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's doubles
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
|Venue||Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium|
|Date||12 August to 16 August|
|Competitors||32 from 10 nations|
|Badminton at the
2008 Summer Olympics
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 a margin of 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.
- Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan (INA) (Gold Medallists)
- Fu Haifeng and Cai Yun (CHN) (Silver Medallists)
- Jung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae (KOR) (First Round)
- Choong Tan Fook and Lee Wan Wah (MAS) (First Round)