Who is Markis Kido? Markis Kido Wikipedia
Markis Kido was an Indonesian badminton player who was one of the best in the world at men’s doubles. He was born on 11 August 1984 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
With Hendra Setiawan, he won the gold medal in the discipline at the 2006 World Cup, 2007 World Championships, and 2008 Olympic Games.
He was 36 years old.
Richa Sari Pawestri is the wife of Markis Kido.
He won the Asian Badminton Championships and the Indonesia Open in 2005 alongside Hendra Setiawan.
After defeating Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng 21–16, 21–16 in the finals of the Jakarta Satellite, Hong Kong Open, and China Open in 2006, the pair also won the Jakarta Satellite, Hong Kong Open, and China Open. They won the Malaysian Super Series in January 2008. They won their most prestigious prize later that year, the Olympic gold medal in men’s doubles at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
In a thrilling match, they defeated Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China 12–21, 21–11, 21–16, more than avenging their loss to the same pair at the China Masters the previous summer.
After defeating Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, they continued their dominance by winning the gold medal. They also won all three of their round matches in the competition.
How Did Markis Kido Die? (Death Cause)
Kido died of an apparent heart attack during a badminton-friendly play on June 14, 2021.
He was the first Indonesian to win an Olympic medal. A Badminton Association of Indonesia official broke the news, said, “Yes, Markis Kido (36) is no more with us.”
Badminton Talk tweet,
Nuice Media tweet, “Former badminton world champion Markis Kido has died of an apparent heart attack while playing badminton today according to fellow former national badminton athlete and sportscaster @yunikartika73 Kido was only 36.”
Stephanie Zen tweet, “RIP Markis Kido Loudly Indonesia lost one of its best athletes today. Thank you for all your dedication and achievements for Indonesian badminton”