Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Date Started: August 10, 2008
Date Finished: August 15, 2008
Format: Single-elimination tournament.
The three Chinese pairs were seeded 1-2-3, with the Korean team of Lee Hyo-Jeong and Lee Gyeong-Won seeded fourth. The #1 seeds were Yang Wei and Zhang Jiewen, the 2007 World Champions, but they lost in three sets in the quarter-finals to the Japanese team of Maeda Miyuki and Satoko Suetsuna. The final came down to Lee/Lee and the second seeds, Du Jing and Yu Yang. The Chinese pair won comfortably in two sets, 21-15, 21-13. The third Chinese team, Wei Yili and Zhang Yawen, defeated Miyuki and Satoko in straight sets to win the bronze medal.