Markis Kido

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Markis Kido
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Markis Kido - Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth — Chris Adcock - Gabrielle White 13.jpg
Markis Kido at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Country  Indonesia
Born (1984-08-11) 11 August 1984 (age 30)
Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's doubles
Highest ranking 1 (September, 2007)
Current ranking 14 (August 29 2013 [1])
BWF profile

Markis Kido (born August 11, 1984 in Jakarta, DKI Jakarta) is a male badminton player from Indonesia, one of the world's leading men's doubles specialists. He won the men's doubles Olympic gold medal in 2008 with Hendra Setiawan.

Career[edit]

In 2005, with Hendra Setiawan, he won the Asian Badminton Championships and the Indonesia Open. In 2006, the pair also won the Jakarta Satellite, the Hong Kong Open and the China Open after defeating Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng 21–16, 21–16 at the finals.

In 2007 they became world champions after defeating Jung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae from South Korea, 21–19 and 21–19, at the World Championships finals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2007 was a very big year for them. They also won the China Super Series after beating China's Guo Zhengdong and Xie Zhongbo 21–12, 21–19 in the finals, and the BWF World Cup Invitation after defeating Malaysia's Mohd. Fairuzizuan Mohd. Tazari and Lin Woon Fui 21–18, 21–15 in the finals at Yiyang, Hunan. They were runners-up at the China Masters Super Series, losing the final to China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, 15–21, 16–21. In September they won the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold event. In December 2007, they won the Hong Kong Super Series, defeating the famous veterans Candra Wijaya and Tony Gunawan 21–12, 18–21, 21–13 in the finals. At the 2007 Southeast Asian Games in Thailand, they helped the Indonesian team win the gold medal in the men's team event, and won gold in men's doubles at the individual event after beating the Indonesian born pair of Hendri Kurniawan Saputra and Hendra Wijaya who represented Singapore, 21–17 and 21–12.

In January 2008 they won the Malaysian Super Series. Later that year they teamed to capture their most prestigious prize, the Olympic gold medal in men's doubles at the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, China. They defeated the Chinese pair of Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng 12–21, 21–11, 21–16 in a thrilling match which more than avenged their loss to the same pair at the China Masters the previous summer. In September 2008 they took the 2008 China Masters Super Series after beating China's Sun Junjie and Xu Chen in straight sets in the final round. In October 2008 Kido and Setiawan teamed to win the Denmark Super Series after beating China's Fu Haifeng and Shen Ye 21–18, 21–19 in the finals. They captured the French Super Series in early November 2008 after beating yet another Chinese pairing, Cai Yun and Xu Chen, in the final round.

In January 2009 they won the Malaysian Super Series. In September 2009 they won Japan Super Series after beating other Indonesian pair, Rian Sukmawan and Yonatan Suryatama 21–19 and 24–22 in the final round. In October 2009 they won French Super Series

On 17 December 2009 they defeated Malaysian duo Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong to win Gold at the 2009 Southeast Asian Games in Vientiane, Laos

They continued their domination to win the Gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou after beating Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong. They won all their round matches of the competition in 3 games as well.

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Personal life[edit]

He started playing badminton in Jaya Raya Jakarta badminton club. His parents are Djumharbey Anwar (father) and Yul Asteria Zakaria (mother). In spare time he plays football. His brother, Bona Septano, and sister, Pia Zebadiah Bernadet, are also Indonesian national badminton players.

Achievements[edit]

Mixed Doubles with Pia Zebadiah Bernadet

Year Tournament Venue Round
2013
SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Thailand Winner
2012
Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open Grand Prix Vietnam Winner

Mens Doubles with Markus Fernaldi Gideon

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2013
Yonex French Open 2013 France Winner

Mens Doubles with Alvent Yulianto Chandra

Year Tournament Venue Round
2012
Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix Netherlands Winner

Mens Doubles with Hendra Setiawan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2012
Li-Ning Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Winner
Yonex Australian Badminton Open Australia Winner
2010
Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Winner
Yonex-Sunrise Hongkong Open Super Series Hongkong Runner-up
Asian Games Men's Doubles China Winner
2009
Sea Games Men's Doubles Laos Winner
Aviva Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Runner-up
Badminton Asia Championships Korea Winner
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner
French Open Super Series France Winner
2008
Olympic Beijing China Winner
Malaysia Open Super Series Malaysia Winner
China Master Super Series China Winner
Denmark Open Super Series Denmark Winner
French Open Super Series France Winner
Wilson Swiss Open Switzerland Runner-up
2007
BWF World Championships Malaysia Winner
China Open Super Series China Winner
Sea Games Men's Doubles Thailand Winner
Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
Hongkong Open Super Series Hongkong Winner
China Master Super Series China Runner-up
2006
Hongkong Open Super Series Hongkong Winner
China Open Super Series China Winner
Djarum Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Runner-up
2005
Sea Games Men's Doubles Philippines Winner
Badminton Asia Championships India Winner
Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Winner
2004
Denmark Open Denmark Runner-up

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