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.