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Table Tennis at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games:

Women'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 22, 2000
Format: Round-robin qualifying pools, followed by single-elimination tournament. Top 8 seeded directly into single-elimination.

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

Summary

As usual, the tournament came down to two Chinese teams playing each other in the final. The final was a re-match of the 1999 World Championships, in which Wang Nan and Li Ju had defeated Sun Jin and Yang Ying. But the final was not close, as Wang/Li won easily in three games, 21-18, 21-11, 21-11. The bronze medal went to the Korean team of Ryu Ji-Hae and Kim Moo-Kyo, who barely defeated the Hungarian team of Csilla Bátorfi and Krisztina Tóth . Bátorfi and Tóth led by two games, but lost 3-2, and 21-19 in the fifth game.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China-1 CHN Gold
2 China-2 CHN Silver
3 South Korea-1 KOR Bronze
4 Hungary HUN
5T Croatia CRO
5T South Korea-2 KOR
5T Australia-1 AUS
5T Romania ROU
9T Japan-2 JPN
9T Chinese Taipei-2 TPE
9T Germany-2 GER
9T Singapore SIN
9T Germany-1 GER
9T Lithuania LTU
9T Belarus BLR
9T Luxembourg LUX
17T Hong Kong HKG
17T Sweden SWE
17T New Zealand NZL
17T Austria AUT
17T United States-1 USA
17T Japan-1 JPN
17T Russia RUS
17T Chinese Taipei-1 TPE
25T Nigeria-2 NGR
25T Australia-2 AUS
25T Nigeria-1 NGR
25T Canada-1 CAN
25T Egypt EGY
25T Chile CHI
25T United States-2 USA
25T Canada-2 CAN
33T Venezuela VEN
33T Cuba CUB