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Table Tennis at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Men's Doubles

Table Tennis at the 1988 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Gymnasium, Seoul National University, Seoul
Date Started: September 23, 1988
Date Finished: September 30, 1988
Format: Round-robin qualifying pools, followed by single-elimination tournament.

Gold: CHN China-1
Silver: YUG Yugoslavia
Bronze: KOR South Korea-2

Summary

The favorites were the 1987 World Champions, Chen Longcan and Wei Qinguang of China. They won the gold medal without losing a match, and lost only three games. In the final, they faced the Yugoslav team of Ilija Lupulesku and Zoran Primorać. This was a replay of the final of the 1987 World Championships and Chen/Wei won both matches in three games.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China-1 CHN Gold
2 Yugoslavia YUG Silver
3 South Korea-2 KOR Bronze
4 South Korea-1 KOR
5 China-2 CHN
6 Poland POL
7 Sweden-1 SWE
8 Sweden-2 SWE
9T Great Britain-2 GBR
9T Chinese Taipei-2 TPE
9T West Germany-2 FRG
9T Japan-1 JPN
13T Great Britain-1 GBR
13T Chinese Taipei-1 TPE
13T Canada CAN
13T Japan-2 JPN
17T Brazil BRA
17T Austria AUT
17T France FRA
17T Hungary HUN
21T Nigeria-1 NGR
21T West Germany-1 FRG
21T India IND
21T Hong Kong-2 HKG
25T Soviet Union URS
25T Hong Kong-1 HKG
25T Chile CHI
25T Dominican Republic DOM
29T Mauritius MRI
29T New Zealand NZL
29T Nigeria-2 NGR
29T Tunisia TUN