Taufik Hidayat





Taufik Hidayat

Indonesian star, Taufik Hidayat, is infamous in his style and badminton career achieving six Indonesian Open titles from 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006. Known to hold the record of the fastest backhand smash, Hidayat has graced the courts with his speed and power, earning him gold medals at the Busan and Doha Asian Olympics.

Since retirement from playing competitively, Hidayat has built and set up his own badminton training centre – the Taufik Hidayat Arena – in Jakarta. His efforts and passion to leave a long-lasting legacy to the sport makes him a worthy Yonex Legend.

Watch the videos and view the image gallery below, to see the Legend in action.

My vision

To globalize the sport of badminton by promoting it in nations where the sport is less well known.

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