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Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Badminton competitions at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics were held from 9 August to 17 August at the Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium.

Badminton
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
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VenueBeijing University of Technology Gymnasium
Dates9 – 17 August 2008
No. of events5 (2 men, 2 women, 1 mixed)
Competitors173 from 50 nations

Contents

QualificationEdit

The qualification for 2008 Summer Olympics began from May 2007 until April 2008. During that period, all of tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (except test events) awarded points to qualify for Olympic Games.

Competition scheduleEdit

August 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Men's singles Round of 64 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Bronze Final
Women's singles Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Bronze / Final
Men's doubles Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Bronze / Final
Women's doubles Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Bronze / Final
Mixed doubles Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Bronze / Final

DrawEdit

The Draw of the competition was held on July 26, 2008 in Beijing Henan Plaza Hotel at 16:00 CST (UTC+8). The draw was originally scheduled on August 4, 2008, just five days before the start of the competition. However it was brought forward to ensure better television broadcast scheduling.[1]

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Retrieved from Beijing Olympics 2008 Official Website.[2]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)3238
2  Indonesia (INA)1113
  South Korea (KOR)1113
4  Malaysia (MAS)0101
Totals (4 nations)55515

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Lin Dan
  China
Lee Chong Wei
  Malaysia
Chen Jin
  China
Men's doubles
details
  Markis Kido
and Hendra Setiawan (INA)
  Cai Yun
and Fu Haifeng (CHN)
  Lee Jae-jin
and Hwang Ji-man (KOR)
Women's singles
details
Zhang Ning
  China
Xie Xingfang
  China
Maria Kristin Yulianti
  Indonesia
Women's doubles
details
  Du Jing
and Yu Yang (CHN)
  Lee Kyung-won
and Lee Hyo-jung (KOR)
  Zhang Yawen
and Wei Yili (CHN)
Mixed doubles
details
  Lee Yong-dae
and Lee Hyo-jung (KOR)
  Nova Widianto
and Lilyana Natsir (INA)
  He Hanbin
and Yu Yang (CHN)

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Badminton Draw Brought Forward". BWF. 7 July 2008. Archived from the original on 11 July 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Badminton Medal Standings". Archived from the original on 18 August 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)