Olympic and Asian Games champions stay on course in Chengdu  
Published on 21/04/2011     Source : BWF
Olympic and Asian Games champions Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan stayed on course to win the Badminton Asia Championship gold medal in the men’s doubles when they reached the quarter-finals on Thursday.

The Indonesians, who won the Olympic title in Beijing and Asian crown in Guangzhou, are hoping their winning streak in China continues after being fellow Indonesians Rendy Sugiarto-Afiat Yuris Wirawan 21-11, 21-14 in Chengdu. They will now meet eight seeded Japanese pair Hirokatsu Hashimoto-Noriyasu Hirata, who beat unseeded Thais Patipat Chalardchaleam-Nipitphon Puangpuapech 21-15, 21-18 in the second round.

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