Sunday, 9 July 2017

Indonesia Badminton Squad for SEA Games 2017

Indonesian Badminton federations decided to send a 20 player squad for the upcoming South East Asian Games in Malaysia. Due to the other important international tournament scheduled at the same period, some top players are not yet included in the list.

As the Indonesian Badminton tournament, Best Men's Doubles pair Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and mixed double pair Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir are taking part in 2017 world championship in Glasgow, Scotland. They will not participate in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Games in August 2017.

Indonesia Badminton Squad

This time the Indonesian team relay on young semi-finalist in the Indonesian Open 2017, Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto along with 19-year-old men single player of Jonathan Christie. Susi Susanti the former Olympic Champion and PBSI technical and development Chief, Quoted on the association website. “we aim for three gold, 2 from the men’s single and doubles. Hopefully another one from the women’s double as well “.

Indonesia Badminton Squad for SEA Games 2017

Men's team for SEA Games 2017 Badminton 

1. Jonatan Christie 2. Ihsan Maulana Mustofa 3. Muhammad Bayu Pangisthu 4. Firman Abdul Kholik 5. Berry Angriawan 6. Hardianto 7. Fajar Alfian 8. Muhammad Rian Ardianto 9. Hafiz Faisal 10. Edi Subaktiar

Women Badminton Team of Indonesia 

1.Fitriani 2. Dinar Dyah Ayustine 3. Hanna Ramadini 4. Gregoria Mariska 5. Greysia Polii 6. Apriani Rahayu 7. Rosyita Eka Putri Sari 8. Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istarani 9. Shela Devi Aulia 10. Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja

So with these twenty promising young guns, the Indonesian Badminton Federations looks to perform well in this year’s event, even though their main players miss this year’s edition. All Indonesian fans will have their hopes relied entirely on the semi-finalist in Indonesian open 2017 along with other young talents mainly Muhammad Rian Ardianto and Fajar Alfaia.


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