Markis Kido (Left) with his national partner Hendra Setiawan
Markis Kido (Left) with his national partner Hendra Setiawan
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Jakarta, June 14: Former Indonesian badminton player, Markis Kido, who won the 2008 Olympic gold medal, died of a cardiac arrest here on Monday.

The news was conveyed by a Badminton Association of Indonesia official.

"Yes, Markis Kido (36) is no more with us." he said on the telephone to an Indonesian website. The official said Markis Kido died while playing badminton in Tangerang, a city in Indonesia.

Kido also won a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Markis started his professional career in 2005 and was partnered with Hendra Setiawan. His duet with Hendra has resulted in many titles including 7 SEA Games gold medals.

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