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Badminton at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Men's Doubles

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Events:

Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Date Started: August 12, 2008
Date Finished: August 16, 2008
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: INA Indonesia-1
Silver: CHN China-1
Bronze: KOR South Korea-1

Summary

The Indonesian team of [Markis Kido] and [Hendra Setiawan] had won the 2007 World Championships and were the top seeds. They reached the final where they met China’s [Cai Yun] and [Fu Haifeng]. The Chinese crowd was looking for a home victory and was hopeful after Cai/Fu won the first set, 21-12. But their hopes were dashed as the Indonesians won the last two sets, 21-11, 21-16. The bronze medal was a big upset, won by Korea’s [Hwang Ji-Man] and [Lee Jae-Jin]. They were world ranked only #13, but defeated [Lars Paaske] and [Jonas Rasmussen] of Denmark 13-21, 21-18, 21-17.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Indonesia-1 INA Gold
2 China-1 CHN Silver
3 South Korea-1 KOR Bronze
4 Denmark-1 DEN
5T Malaysia-1 MAS
5T Poland POL
5T Japan-1 JPN
5T United States USA
9T China-2 CHN
9T Japan-2 JPN
9T South Korea-2 KOR
9T Australia AUS
9T Indonesia-2 INA
9T Malaysia-2 MAS
9T South Africa RSA
9T Denmark-2 DEN