3 Men’s Doubles Qualify for All England 2022 Semifinals

3 Men’s Doubles Qualify for All England 2022 Semifinals – Indonesia’s Men’s Doubles in Badminton is arguably the most successful. Because from generation to generation, Indonesian men’s doubles have always provided achievements for Indonesia. Indonesia was able to send three of their sons’ doubles, namely Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Akhsan, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, and Muhammad Shohibul Fikri/Bagas Maulana, who were able to advance to the All England semifinals which will be held on 16-20 March 2022 at the Utilitia Arena Birmingham. The passing of 3 Indonesian men’s doubles adds to the historical record of the Indonesian badminton generation, especially in the men’s doubles sector. The emergence of the name Muhammad Shohibul Fikri / Bagas Maulana will add to the map of the strength of the Indonesian Men’s Doubles from generation to generation.

Men’s Doubles in the 70s

Starting in the 70s, Christian Hadinata/Ade Chandra was the most respected men’s doubles. Various prestigious trophies have been presented to Indonesia. These included the All England 1972 and 1973 and the Asian Games in 1978 and 1982. Tjun Tjun/Johan Wahyudi were Indonesian men’s doubles who became tight competitors for the Christian Hadinata/Ade Chandra pair in the 70s. The achievements of the Tjun Tjun/Johan Wahyudi pair were the All England in 1974, 1975, 1977, and 1980. Edy Hartono/Rudy Gunawan was one of the best Indonesian doubles in the 90s. This pair was runner-up at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. In addition, the Edy Hartono/Rudy Gunawan pair won the Indonesia Open in 1989 and 1992, and won the All England champion in 1992.

The next generation to make Indonesia proud from the men’s doubles sector is the pair Rexy Mainaky/Ricky Subagja. This pair is a gold medal winner at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In addition to the Olympic gold medal, the Rexy Mainaky/Ricky Subagja pair also gave other prestigious trophies. Among them are All England 1995, 1996, World Champion 1995, Indonesia Open champion 1993, 1994, and Asian Games champion 1994, 1998.

Golden Generation In Its Time

In the 2000s, the name Candra Wijaya/Tony Gunawan emerged, and this pair was able to present a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and several other tournaments. In addition to Tony Gunawan, Candra Wijaya also briefly partnered with Sigit Budiarto, and they managed to present the All England trophy in 2003 and became World Champion in 1997.

Markis Kido/Hendra Setiawan is the last Olympic gold generation to date from the men’s doubles sector. They won it at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In addition to Olympic gold. This pair has also won various prestigious world titles, including being World Champion in 2007, gold at the 2010 Asian Games, and other Super Series tournaments.

Success Till Now

Mohammad Akhsan/Hendra Setiawan are the most successful men’s doubles sector to date. After separating from Markis Kido, Hendra Setiawan was paired with Mohammad Akhsan. And the results are quite brilliant. This pair was able to present the title of World Champion in 2013, Malaysia Open 2013, and Indonesia Open 2013. In addition, in the 2018-2019 period, The Daddies, the nickname of this pair, were able to present the title of All England, BWF World Tour Series, and World Champion.

Although the era of Mohammad Akhsan/Hendra Setiawan has not ended, Indonesia’s golden generation from the men’s doubles sector continues to emerge, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon being the most horrendous doubles. The Minions, nicknamed this couple, were able to maintain the longest men’s doubles record in the World rankings. This pair also performed well and managed to win several titles, including the All England, French Open, Japan Open, Indonesia Open, and China Open.

Motivated by the seniors who have not run out, now a new generation has emerged. Muhammad Shohibul Fikri/Bagas Maulana emerged from the men’s doubles sector and was able to penetrate the semifinals of the All England 2022. He accompanied his two senior pairs, Mohammad Akhsan/Hendra Setiawan and Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon. With the emergence of the Fikri/Bagas pair, the Indonesian men’s doubles generation is bright from generation to generation.

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