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Indonesia's Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo, took home the gold in the men's doubles after defeating their compatriots 24-22 in three sets on Tuesday.

The duo, popularly known as the minions, defeated Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto 13-21, 21-18, 24-22 in a closely-fought match.

With their flat and fast shots, Fajar and Rian had sealed the first set in just 13 minutes.

Gideon and Sukamuljo lagged behind in the second set 4-7 but caught up quickly to draw level at 9-9.

They won the second set 21-18 after Fajar's shot landed out of court.

In the rubber set, Alfian and Ardianto secured a 17-12 advantage, but the minions equalized at 19-19.

Fajar and Rian got back in the lead with 20-19 but failed to score the match point.

The bronze medals were won by Taipei and China.

Host Indonesia is currently placed in fourth position with a total of 24 golds at the Jakarta Games.