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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

Summary

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