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Badminton at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games:

Women's Doubles

Badminton at the 1992 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Mar Bella Pavillion, Barcelona
Date Started: July 28, 1992
Date Finished: August 4, 1992
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

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

Summary

Korea’s Hwang Hye-Yeong was the best female doubles player in the world. She had won the All-England title in 1986, 1987, 1990, and 1991, the first three titles with Chung Myung-Hee, who retired after the 1990 season. The 1991 championship was won with Jeong So-Yeong and they were the top-seeded pair in Barcelona. The second-seeded team was China’s Guan Weizhen and Nong Qunhua, the 1991 World Champions. Both teams won their first three matches easily. The first game of the final was an 18-16 marathon, with Hwang/Chung prevailing. But Guan/Nong came back to win the second game. The decider was very close, with Korea having five match points before winning, 15-13. The top four seeded teams all reached the semi-finals.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 South Korea-2 KOR Gold
2 China-1 CHN Silver
3T South Korea-1 KOR Bronze
3T China-2 CHN Bronze
5T Australia AUS
5T Great Britain-2 GBR
5T Indonesia-1 INA
5T Sweden SWE
9T Germany GER
9T Japan-2 JPN
9T Poland-1 POL
9T Japan-3 JPN
9T Thailand THA
9T Great Britain-1 GBR
9T Denmark-1 DEN
9T Japan-1 JPN
17T United States USA
17T Indonesia-2 INA
17T Hungary HUN
17T Denmark-2 DEN
17T Bulgaria-2 BUL
17T Switzerland SUI
17T Bulgaria-1 BUL
17T Poland-2 POL
17T Mauritius MRI
17T New Zealand NZL
17T Netherlands NED
17T France FRA
17T Canada CAN