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Taufik HIDAYAT Biography & Latest News

Taufik HIDAYAT Biography

Taufik HIDAYAT is an Indonesian badminton player. He is a former World and Olympic champion in men's singles. At a very young age, Hidayat joined the SGS Club in Bandung, where he trained under Iie Sumirat. Hidayat won the men's singles competition in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics and followed it up with another victory in the men's singles competition at the IBF World Championships, the next year. He also won the gold medal at the Asian Games twice- at Busan in 2002 and Doha in 2006. Hidayat's impressive techniques are his backhand, forehand jump smash, drop shot, smooth footwork and deceiving net play. He has helped Indonesia win the Sudirman Cup a staggering five times; the Thomas Cup, six times; and the Summer Olympics at Individual events, 4 times. As of 1st June 2012, he ranks no. 12 worldwide.

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Coach Mulyo Handoyo finds Srikanth Kidambi's style closest to that of Taufik Hidayat
Coach Mulyo Handoyo finds Srikanth Kidambi's style closest to that of Taufik Hidayat
Srikanth has a blockbuster second round match against the Olympic bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen at the India Open today.
Taufik Hidayat feels Saina Nehwal could win another medal at the Rio Olympics
Taufik Hidayat feels Saina Nehwal could win another medal at the Rio Olympics
Hidayat speaks about Saina's chances.
The second edition of the Indian Badminton League to be held in January next year
The second edition of the Indian Badminton League to be held in January next year
The tournament will mark its return after a gap of two-and-half years.
Video: Top 10 Backhand Smash From The Legend Taufik Hidayat
Video: Top 10 Backhand Smash From The Legend Taufik Hidayat
Video: Taufik Hidayat's backhand shots compilation
Video: Taufik Hidayat's backhand shots compilation
Video: Lee Chong Wei and Taufik Hidayat pair up in a doubles match
Video: Lee Chong Wei and Taufik Hidayat pair up in a doubles match
Video: Get closer to your star - Taufik Hidayat
Video: Get closer to your star - Taufik Hidayat
Video: Taufik Hidayat speaks more himself
Video: Taufik Hidayat speaks more himself
IBL: Saina Nehwal helps Hyderabad Hotshots ease into final
IBL: Saina Nehwal helps Hyderabad Hotshots ease into final
Video: Taufik Hidayat makes his maiden appearence in IBL 2013
Video: Taufik Hidayat makes his maiden appearence in IBL 2013
Jwala Gutta takes a dig at Saina Nehwal for taking on Taufik Hidayat
Jwala Gutta takes a dig at Saina Nehwal for taking on Taufik Hidayat
Video: Taufik Hidayat's top 10 backhand smashes
Video: Taufik Hidayat's top 10 backhand smashes
Video: Battle of the legends – Lin Dan vs Taufik Hidayat
Video: Battle of the legends – Lin Dan vs Taufik Hidayat
Video: Taufik Hidayat – The backhand specialist
Video: Taufik Hidayat – The backhand specialist
IBL Match Preview: Hyderabad Hotshots vs Awadhe Warriors
IBL Match Preview: Hyderabad Hotshots vs Awadhe Warriors
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