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Category: Badminton News Published: 27 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Markis Kido - the olympic gold medalist, now partnering with Gidoen Markus Fernaldi, still has passion to do well in badminton world.

The duo is now ranks 11th position in the world, after just six months into their partnership. They are ready to play for Indonesia in the Thomas cup final and are qualified for the World Championships in Copenhagen in August.Young partner reignites fire for badminton: Markis


Markis Kido said partnering with 23-year-old Gideon has re-ignited his love for the game.

“I can use my experience to guide my young partner who is very energetic. We believe we are able to compete at the highest level of the men's doubles competition” said Markis.

Gideon said: “I have learnt so much from Markis in such a short time span. I play with more confident and I am looking forward to achieve greater results with him.”

Markis also shared some insights about his previous partner, Hendra Setiawan, who has conquered several major tiles with a younger player (Hendra and Mohd Ahsan are currently the world No. 1): “Ha, it's interesting, isn't it? I didn't mean to copy him. I am a veteran, I must change with the times and in order to stay ahead of the game. Right now, my partnership with Gideon is working very well, I am trying my best to transfer whatever I know to him or other younger generation.”

Markis-Gideon have an easy second round match against Malaysia's Jagdish Singh-Roni Tan Wee Long on Thursday and will take on Malaysia's Tan Boon Heong-Ow Yao Han on Friday.

 

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