KOMPAS.com – PBSI’s Head of Development and Achievement (Head of Binpres), Rionny Mainaky, revealed the current condition of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon ahead of the BWF World Championship or the 2022 World Championship.
As is known, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon is recovering from an ankle injury he suffered.
Therefore, Marcus Gideon and his co-star, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, had to miss three tournaments.
The three competitions that Marcus/Kevin will compete in are Malaysia Open 2022, Malaysia Masters 2022 and Singapore Open 2022.
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Now, Marcus/Kevin have been included in the list of Indonesian players who will appear at the 2022 BWF World Championships.
The certainty of Marcus/Kevin’s participation in the 2022 World Championship was conveyed directly by PBSI on Wednesday (27/7/2022).
Rionny Mainaky shares the progress that Marcus Fernaldi Gideon has experienced ahead of the 2022 World Championships.
According to Rionny Mainaky, Marcus Gideon is currently recovering. However, the badminton player still has to do routine checks.
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Rionny said that Marcus Gideon’s condition gave him the freedom to choose his training menu.
“Yes, the treatment is still going, even though he has recovered, it is still checked and we still release him how much of his training portion,” said Rionny Mainaky. Tribune News.
“It really has to be taken care of because yesterday was quite a long rest, then forced to play so there was a bit of pain, but he could stand the pain,” he added.
“I’m just afraid that if I endure pain, it will get everywhere. That’s risky. He has been training normally,” he said again.
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Based on Rionny Mainaky’s narrative, Marcus’ physical condition is in the 80-90 percent recovery percentage. However, he still felt pain.
Rionny Mainaky hopes that the Indonesian men’s doubles pair nicknamed The Minions can perform with the best performance at the 2022 World Championship.
“It’s still 80-90 percent, it’s just holding on to the pain,” explained Rionny Mainaky.
“Yes, 80 percent if you are in pain, say 100 percent it’s okay,” said the man who was born on March 9, 1968.
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