Marcus Fernaldi Gideon Officially Announces His Retirement on His Birthday

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon Officially Announces His Retirement on His Birthday

MARCUS Fernaldi Gideon officially announced his retirement as a professional badminton player. Marcus conveyed this via his upload on his official Instagram account on Saturday (9/3/2024) morning WIB.

The announcement coincides with Marcus’ birthday today, Saturday (9/3/2024). His decision to retire was taken after working in the world of badminton for 25 years.

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon

“Thank God for these 33 years. Today, at the age of 33, I decided to quit my professional badminton career,” said Marcus on his Instagram account.

“I can’t believe it’s been 25 years of non-stop training and competing on the field. I give thanks to the Lord Jesus who has worked in my life, without Him I might not be where I am today,” he continued.

Last time, Marcus had a brilliant world career in the world of badminton with Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo. Marcus achieved a number of achievements with Kevin, one of which was being ranked number one in the world for five years.

“I close my career in the world of badminton with a satisfied and grateful heart,” said Marcus.

Before retiring, Marcus had a duet with Muhammad Rayhan Nur Fadillah in 2023. They participated in a number of tournaments, but failed to achieve maximum results.

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