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Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's doubles

These are the results of the men's doubles competition in badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Men's doubles
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing University of Technology Gymnasium
Date12–16 August
Competitors32 from 10 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Markis Kido
Hendra Setiawan
2nd, silver medalist(s) Cai Yun
Fu Haifeng
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hwang Ji-man
Lee Jae-jin
 South Korea

The tournament consisted of a single-elimination tournament. Matches were played using a best-of-three games format. Games were played to 21 points, using rally scoring. Each game had to be won by a margin of two points, except when the game was won by a player who reached 30 even if the lead was only 1 at that point.

The top four seeds in the tournament were placed in the bracket so as not to face each other until the semifinals. All other competitors were placed by draw.


  1.   Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan (INA) (Gold Medallists)
  2.   Fu Haifeng and Cai Yun (CHN) (Silver Medallists)
  3.   Jung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae (KOR) (First Round)
  4.   Choong Tan Fook and Lee Wan Wah (MAS) (First Round)


First Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
1   Markis Kido (INA)
  Hendra Setiawan (INA)
22 10 21
    Guo Zhendong (CHN)
  Xie Zhongbo (CHN)
20 21 17 1   Markis Kido (INA)
  Hendra Setiawan (INA)
21 21  
    Koo Kien Keat (MAS)
  Tan Boon Heong (MAS)
21 21       Koo Kien Keat (MAS)
  Tan Boon Heong (MAS)
16 18  
    Shuichi Sakamoto (JPN)
  Shintaro Ikeda (JPN)
12 16   1   Markis Kido (INA)
  Hendra Setiawan (INA)
21 21  
3   Jung Jae-sung (KOR)
  Lee Yong-dae (KOR)
16 19       Lars Paaske (DEN)
  Jonas Rasmussen (DEN)
19 17  
    Lars Paaske (DEN)
  Jonas Rasmussen (DEN)
21 21       Lars Paaske (DEN)
  Jonas Rasmussen (DEN)
17 21 21
    Michał Łogosz (POL)
  Robert Mateusiak (POL)
21 21       Michał Łogosz (POL)
  Robert Mateusiak (POL)
21 11 15
    Glenn Warfe (AUS)
  Ross Smith (AUS)
13 16   1   Markis Kido (INA)
  Hendra Setiawan (INA)
 12  21  21
    Luluk Hadiyanto (INA)
  Alvent Yulianto (INA)
21 14 14 2   Fu Haifeng (CHN)
  Cai Yun (CHN)
 21  11  16
    Tadashi Ohtsuka (JPN)
  Keita Masuda (JPN)
19 21 21     Tadashi Ohtsuka (JPN)
  Keita Masuda (JPN)
12 21 9
    Lee Jae-jin (KOR)
  Hwang Ji-man (KOR)
20 21 21     Lee Jae-jin (KOR)
  Hwang Ji-man (KOR)
21 18 21
4   Choong Tan Fook (MAS)
  Lee Wan Wah (MAS)
22 13 16     Lee Jae-jin (KOR)
  Hwang Ji-man (KOR)
 20  8   Third place
    Roelof Dednam (RSA)
  Chris Dednam (RSA)
10 16   2   Fu Haifeng (CHN)
  Cai Yun (CHN)
 22  21  
    Howard Bach (USA)
  Bob Malaythong (USA)
21 21       Howard Bach (USA)
  Bob Malaythong (USA)
9 10       Lars Paaske (DEN)
  Jonas Rasmussen (DEN)
21 18 17
    Jens Eriksen (DEN)
  Martin Lundgaard Hansen (DEN)
12 11   2   Fu Haifeng (CHN)
  Cai Yun (CHN)
21 21       Lee Jae-jin (KOR)
  Hwang Ji-man (KOR)
13 21 21
2   Fu Haifeng (CHN)
  Cai Yun (CHN)
21 21