Alan Budikusuma

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Alan Budikusuma
Personal information
Birth name Alexander Alan Budikusuma Wiratama
Country  Indonesia
Born (1968-03-29) March 29, 1968 (age 46)
Surabaya, Indonesia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Handedness Right
Men's singles

Alan Budikusuma (born March 29, 1968 as Goei Djien Phang; Chinese: 魏仁芳) is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player who excelled at the world level from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s.

In 1991 he was runner-up to China's Zhao Jianhua at the IBF World Championships in Copenhagen. He won the 1992 Olympic men's singles gold medal at Barcelona, defeating fellow countryman Ardy Wiranata in the final. Among his titles, all in singles, are the Thailand Open (1989, 1991), China Open (1991), German Open (1992), Indonesian Open (1993), World Cup (1993), and Malaysian Open(1995). Budikusuma was a member of world champion Indonesian Thomas Cup teams in 1994 and 1996.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Susi Susanti (王蓮香), a women's badminton Olympic gold medalist (also in 1992) and one of the most accomplished women's players in the history of the sport. He has a younger brother name Yohan Hadikusuma who is also a badminton player but representing Hong Kong.