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Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles

The badminton mixed doubles tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 28 July to 3 August at Wembley Arena.

Mixed doubles
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Badminton Olympics Mixed Doubles Medals.jpg
Mixed doubles victory ceremony
Venue Wembley Arena
Date 28 July to 3 August
Competitors 32 from 14 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Zhang Nan
Zhao Yunlei
 China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Xu Chen
Ma Jin
 China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Christinna Pedersen
 Denmark
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The draw was held on 23 July 2012.[1][2] Thirty-two players from 14 nations competed in the event.[3]

The Chinese team of Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei won the gold medal, defeating Xu Chen and Ma Jin, also from China, in the final. Denmark pairing Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen won the bronze.

Contents

Competition formatEdit

The tournament started with a group phase round-robin followed by a knockout stage.[4]

SeedsEdit

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Zhang Nan / Zhao Yunlei (CHN) 3 3 0 6 0 3
  Michael Fuchs / Birgit Michels (GER) 3 2 1 4 4 2
  Aleksandr Nikolaenko / Valeria Sorokina (RUS) 3 1 2 3 5 1
  Chris Adcock / Imogen Bankier (GBR) 3 0 3 2 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 09:40
  Adcock / Bankier (GBR) 21–14
9–21
18–21
  Nikolaenko / Sorokina (RUS)
28 July, 18:30
  Zhang N / Zhao Y (CHN) 21–6
21–7
  Fuchs / Michels (GER)
29 July, 08:30
  Adcock / Bankier (GBR) 21–11
17–21
14–21
  Fuchs / Michels (GER)
29 July, 12:30
  Zhang N / Zhao Y (CHN) 21–9
21–18
  Nikolaenko / Sorokina (RUS)
30 July, 18:30
  Nikolaenko / Sorokina (RUS) 18–21
21–12
19–21
  Fuchs / Michels (GER)
31 July, 15:20
  Zhang N / Zhao Y (CHN) 21–13
21–14
  Adcock / Bankier (GBR)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen (DEN) 3 3 0 6 1 3
  Robert Mateusiak / Nadieżda Kostiuczyk (POL) 3 2 1 5 2 2
  Shintaro Ikeda / Reiko Shiota (JPN) 3 1 2 2 5 1
  Toby Ng / Grace Gao (CAN) 3 0 3 1 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 08:30
  Ikeda / Shiota (JPN) 18–21
20–22
  Mateusiak / Kostiuczyk (POL)
28 July, 14:19
  Nielsen / Pedersen (DEN) 21–12
21–11
  Ng / Gao (CAN)
29 July, 20:50
  Ikeda / Shiota (JPN) 21–10
11–21
21–15
  Ng / Gao (CAN)
30 July, 09:42
  Nielsen / Pedersen (DEN) 21–9
14–21
21–17
  Mateusiak / Kostiuczyk (POL)
31 July, 19:40
  Nielsen / Pedersen (DEN) 21–11
21–10
  Ikeda / Shiota (JPN)
31 July, 20:17
  Mateusiak / Kostiuczyk (POL) 21–13
21–16
  Ng / Gao (CAN)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Tantowi Ahmad / Lilyana Natsir (INA) 3 3 0 6 0 3
  Thomas Laybourn / Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN) 3 2 1 4 2 2
  Lee Yong-dae / Ha Jung-eun (KOR) 3 1 2 2 4 1
  Valiyaveetil Diju / Jwala Gutta (IND) 3 0 3 0 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 08:30
  Ahmad / Natsir (INA) 21–16
21–12
  Diju / Gutta (IND)
29 July, 09:07
  Ahmad / Natsir (INA) 21–19
21–12
  Lee Y-d / Ha J-e (KOR)
29 July, 13:05
  Laybourn / Juhl (DEN) 21–12
21–16
  Diju / Gutta (IND)
30 July, 12:30
  Laybourn / Juhl (DEN) 21–15
21–12
  Lee Y-d / Ha J-e (KOR)
31 July, 09:42
  Lee Y-d / Ha J-e (KOR) 21–15
21–15
  Diju / Gutta (IND)
31 July, 18:30
  Ahmad / Natsir (INA) 24–22
21–16
  Laybourn / Juhl (DEN)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Xu Chen / Ma Jin (CHN) 3 3 0 6 0 3
  Sudket Prapakamol / Saralee Thoungthongkam (THA) 3 2 1 4 2 2
  Chen Hung-ling / Cheng Wen-hsing (TPE) 3 1 2 2 5 1
  Chan Peng Soon / Goh Liu Ying (MAS) 3 0 3 1 6 0
Team 1 Score Team 2
28 July, 12:30
  Chen H-l / Cheng W-h (TPE) 21–12
6–21
21–15
  Chan / Goh (MAS)
29 July, 12:30
  Chen H-l / Cheng W-h (TPE) 15–21
16–21
  Prapakamol / Thoungthongkam (THA)
29 July, 19:09
  Xu C / Ma J (CHN) 21–14
21–8
  Chan / Goh (MAS)
30 July, 13:40
  Xu C / Ma J (CHN) 21–19
21–12
  Prapakamol / Thoungthongkam (THA)
31 July, 08:30
  Prapakamol / Thoungthongkam (THA) 21–16
21–15
  Chan / Goh (MAS)
31 July, 20:15
  Xu C / Ma J (CHN) 21–16
22–20
  Chen H-l / Cheng W-h (TPE)

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                             
A1   Zhang Nan (CHN)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
21 21  
C2   Thomas Laybourn (DEN)
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN)
13 17  
A1   Zhang Nan (CHN)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
17 21 21
B1   J Fischer Nielsen (DEN)
  Christinna Pedersen (DEN)
21 17 19
B1   J Fischer Nielsen (DEN)
  Christinna Pedersen (DEN)
21 21  
D2   Sudket Prapakamol (THA)
  Saralee Thoungthongkam (THA)
15 13  
A1   Zhang Nan (CHN)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
21 21  
D1   Xu Chen (CHN)
  Ma Jin (CHN)
11 17  
A2   Michael Fuchs (GER)
  Birgit Michels (GER)
15 9  
C1   Tontowi Ahmad (INA)
  Lilyana Natsir (INA)
21 21  
C1   Tontowi Ahmad (INA)
  Lilyana Natsir (INA)
23 18 13 Bronze medal match
D1   Xu Chen (CHN)
  Ma Jin (CHN)
21 21 21
B2   Robert Mateusiak (POL)
  Nadieżda Kostiuczyk (POL)
21 16 21 B1   J Fischer Nielsen (DEN)
  Christinna Pedersen (DEN)
21 21  
D1   Xu Chen (CHN)
  Ma Jin (CHN)
19 21 23 C1   Tontowi Ahmad (INA)
  Lilyana Natsir (INA)
12 12  

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