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2012 Olympics, Badminton Mixed Doubles Medal Event: Top-Ranked Chinese Team Takes Home The Gold

It was the final day of action in the mixed doubles badminton event at the 2012 Olympic games in London, and when it was all said and done it was the top-ranked Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat of China taking out the No. 2 ranked squad of Xu Chen and Ma Jin 21-11, 21-17 in an all-Chinese final of badminton mixed doubles at the London Olympics on Friday.

Zhao will have a chance at winning another gold medal in women's doubles event on Saturday.

Earlier in the day Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen of Denmark won the bronze medal, using their great starts in both games to push them 21-12, 21-12 victory over Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir of Indonesia at Wembley Stadium.

Check out SI's complete medal tracker here.

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