Host City: Sydney, Australia
Venue(s): State Sports Centre, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Date Started: September 16, 2000
Date Finished: September 23, 2000
Format: Round-robin qualifying pools, followed by single-elimination tournament. Top 8 seeded directly into single-elimination.
Kong Linghui and Liu Guoliang had won the 1996 gold medal and the 1997 and 1999 World Championships. In 1999, they defeated their countrymen, Wang Liqin and Yan Sen, in the final of the Worlds. The Sydney doubles final came down to the same two teams, who were seeded #1 and #2, but this time Wang and Yan had the better of it, winning in four games, although all were closely fought. Wang and Yan would also win the World Championships in 2001 and 2003.
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