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Table Tennis at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games:

Men's Doubles

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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.

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

Summary

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.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China-2 CHN Gold
2 China-1 CHN Silver
3 France-1 FRA Bronze
4 South Korea-2 KOR
5T Chinese Taipei TPE
5T France-2 FRA
5T Austria AUT
5T South Korea-1 KOR
9T Hong Kong HKG
9T Netherlands NED
9T Sweden-1 SWE
9T Sweden-2 SWE
9T Poland POL
9T Denmark DEN
9T Japan-2 JPN
9T Serbia and Montenegro SCG
17T Brazil BRA
17T Belgium BEL
17T Canada CAN
17T Greece GRE
17T Japan-1 JPN
17T Nigeria NGR
17T Germany GER
17T Belarus BLR
25T Australia-2 AUS
25T India IND
25T Chile CHI
25T Argentina ARG
25T Czech Republic CZE
25T Australia-1 AUS
25T United States-2 USA
25T United States-1 USA
33T Egypt EGY
33T Algeria ALG
33T Cuba CUB
33T Indonesia INA