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Table Tennis at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games:

Women's Doubles

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Atlanta, United States
Venue(s): Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Date Started: July 23, 1996
Date Finished: July 29, 1996
Format: Round-robin qualifying pools, followed by single-elimination tournament.

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

Summary

Deng Yaping and Qiao Hong were the defending gold medalists and 1995 World Champions. But their countrywoman, Liu Wei and Qiao Yunping, had defeated Deng/Qiao at the 1993 Worlds and the 1994 Asian Games. They met again in the final in Atlanta, with Liu and Qiao winning the first games, but Deng and Qiao won in four games. In the second game, they were down 8-18, but won 25-23.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China-1 CHN Gold
2 China-2 CHN Silver
3 South Korea-1 KOR Bronze
4 South Korea-2 KOR
5T Chinese Taipei-2 TPE
5T Hong Kong HKG
5T Russia RUS
5T Japan-1 JPN
9T Chinese Taipei-1 TPE
9T Hungary HUN
9T Germany-2 GER
9T France FRA
9T Japan-2 JPN
9T North Korea-1 PRK
9T Germany-1 GER
9T United States USA
17T Great Britain GBR
17T Canada CAN
17T Croatia CRO
17T Romania ROU
17T Netherlands-1 NED
17T Netherlands-2 NED
17T North Korea-2 PRK
17T Sweden SWE
25T Italy ITA
25T Chile CHI
25T Nigeria NGR
25T Peru PER
25T Brazil BRA
25T Uganda UGA
25T Australia AUS