This year World Championship in Hyderabad will be without it’s defending champions in the men doubles section. It’s sad that Markis Kido & Hendra Setiawan couldn’t make it to the championship.
It is known that Markis Kido is sick and is suffering from high blood pressure.
It has been down the road after the pair won the Beijing Olympics gold medal. Kido was down with a knee injury earlier. Not only that, Markis Kido also suffered from food poisoning eating seafood.
There will not be any replacement for the unlucky Indonesian pairing as it’s a last minute withdrawal. Taipei Hu Ching Shien & Thai Chia Hsin will automatically move forward to the third round as they are suppose to meet the Indonesian pair in the second round.
Looks like Indonesia will not have a men doubles champions this time around in Hyderabad as there’s only Septano & Ahsan and Dasuki & Sukmawan to represent Indonesia.
We wish them speedy recovery and hope they can put all their bad luck behind them.