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Lewati Tantangan Pertama di Olimpiade Tokyo 2020 dengan Mulus, Marcus/Kevin Girang

TOKYO – Hasil manis diraih pasangan ganda putra Indonesia, Marcus Fenaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, di laga perdana Olimpiade Tokyo 2020. Berhasil menyelesaikan laga dengan mulus, Marcus/Kevin mengaku senang.

Sebagaimana diketahui, Marcus/Kevin berhasil merebut kemenangan menyakinkan saat bertemu Ben Lane/Sean Vendy (Inggris) di Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Sabtu 24 Juli 2021 siang WIB. Mereka memenangkan laga tersebut dengan skor akhir 21-15 dan 21-11.

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo

Menanggapi hasil sempurna tersebut, Marcus/Kevin mengaku senang bisa bermain dengan sangat baik. Tetapi, ganda putra peringkat satu dunia iu juga tidak menyangkal mendapat perlawanan sengit dari Lane/Vendy.

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Beruntung, The Minions -julukan Marcus/Kevin- tidak terlalu pusing dengan tekanan yang ada di pundak mereka. Alhasil, kemenangan bisa diraih secara straight set.

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"Ini pertandingan pertama kami di Olimpiade, ada rasa tegang sedikit, tetapi kami senang akhirnya bisa bermain di sini," ucap Marcus, dalam keterangan pers resmi yang diterima PBSI, Minggu (25/7/2021).

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