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Hendra Setiawan and Markis Kido: Partners in Olympic gold

  • Primastuti Handayani

    The Jakarta Post

Beijing | Tue, August 19 2008 | 10:44 am

PREMIUM Hendra had planned to use his lucky racket in the 2008 Beijing Olympics men's doubles badminton final. Instead, he broke the racket, which he used to win the 2007 world champion title with long-time partner Markis Kido, during warm-ups. However, they still won the men's doubles title at the quadrennial event on Saturday, dashing the hopes of host China to earn its first gold in the...