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Chinese badminton players Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei snatch gold in women's doubles

2012-08-04 16:32:23 GMT2012-08-05 00:32:23(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

China's Zhao Yunlei (R)/Tian Qing attend awarding ceremony of women's badminton doubles, at London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, August 4, 2012. China's Zhao Yunlei/Tian Qing won gold medal. (Xinhua/Ren Zhenglai)

Gold medalists Zhao Yunlei/Tian Qing of China, silver medalists Mizuki Fuji/Reika Kakiiwa of Japan, and bronze medalists Valeria Sorokina/Nina Vislova of Russia attend awarding ceremony of women's badminton doubles, at London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, August 4, 2012. China's Zhao Yunlei/Tian Qing won gold medal. (Xinhua/Ren Zhenglai)

LONDON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese badminton players Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei outplayed Japanese pair Mizuki Fujii/Reika Kakiiwa 2-0 Saturday afternoon, winning the gold medals in women's doubles.

The world No. 2 seed duo breezed past the Japanese in the first game 21-10, before winning a hard battle in the second 25-23.

The bronze fell into pockets of Valeri Sorokina and Nina Vislova from Russia.

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