Badminton: Indonesian doubles star Kido dies of heart attack at 36


FILE PHOTO: Markis Kido (R) of Indonesia returns a shot to Hirokatsu Hashimoto (C) and Noriyasu Hirata (not pictured) of Japan, as his partner Hendra Setiawan watches, during their men's doubles match in the quarter-final round of the Thomas Cup badminton championship in Wuhan, Hubei province May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

(Reuters) - Indonesian badminton player Markis Kido, an Olympic doubles gold medallist, has died aged 36 from a heart attack, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a tweet on Monday.

The doubles specialist won gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics partnering Hendra Setiawan, a year after the pair won the men's doubles title at the world championship in Kuala Lumpur.

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