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Badminton at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games:

Women's Doubles

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Host City: Sydney, Australia
Venue(s): The Dome and Exhibition Complex, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Date Started: September 18, 2000
Date Finished: September 23, 2000
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: CHN China-2
Silver: CHN China
Bronze: CHN China-1


The defending gold medalists were [Ge Fei] and [Gu Jun] (CHN), and they were overwhelming favorites to win again. They had won the World Championships in 1997 and 1999, the 1998 Asian Games, and the All-England title in 1996-98. They won the gold medal again easily, winning all 8 sets in four matches, defeating Chinese teams in the semi-final and final, winning the final in only 35 minutes. The Chinese swept the medals, the first medal sweep in badminton.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China-2 CHN Gold
2 China CHN Silver
3 China-1 CHN Bronze
4 South Korea-1 KOR
5T Denmark DEN
5T Great Britain-2 GBR
5T Netherlands NED
5T Indonesia-1 INA
9T Denmark-2 DEN
9T Russia RUS
9T Great Britain-1 GBR
9T South Korea-2 KOR
9T Canada CAN
9T Germany GER
9T Thailand THA
9T Japan-2 JPN
17T Denmark-1 DEN
17T Chinese Taipei TPE
17T Indonesia-2 INA
17T Bulgaria BUL
17T Japan-1 JPN
17T Ukraine UKR
17T Australia-2 AUS
17T Hong Kong HKG
17T Australia-1 AUS
17T Mauritius MRI