Flandy Limpele

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Flandy Limpele
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Personal information
Birth name Flandy Limpele
Country  Indonesia
Born (1974-02-09) February 9, 1974 (age 40)
Manado
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)
Handedness Left
Coach Richard Mainaky
Men's & Mixed doubles
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Indonesia
Badminton
Bronze 2004 Athens Men's Doubles
World Championships
Bronze 2007 Kuala Lumpur Mixed Doubles

Flandy Limpele (born in Manado, Sulawesi Utara, 9 February 1974) is a male badminton player from Indonesia.

Career[edit]

A doubles specialist, at various times Limpele has focused on either men's doubles or mixed doubles during his long career in international badminton. His earliest appearances in the final rounds of major events came in mixed doubles in mid-1990s. However, he first broke through internationally in men's doubles at the 1999 Korea Open with Eng Hian. His subsequent men's doubles titles, most of them with Hian, have included the Denmark (2000), Singapore (2002, 2006), Japan (2002), Bitburger (2002), and German (2003) Opens, and the Copenhagen Masters (2000, 2004). Flandy and Eng were runners-up at the prestigious All-England Championships in 2002, and bronze medalists at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

After 2004 Limpele gravitated back to mixed doubles. In 2007 he teamed with Vita Marissa to win a number of top tier events including the Singapore, French, and Chinese Taipei Opens, as well as the Southeast Asian Games title. They were bronze medalists at the 2007 World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, and won the Asian Games together in 2008.

Not an especially powerful hitter, Limpele's strengths have been his racket-work, tactical astuteness, and anticipation.

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Personal life[edit]

When he was young, he joined the SGS Bandung badminton club. His parents are Erik Limpele (father) and Nelcy Oroh (mother). His hobby is football. Normally people called him Flandy.

References[edit]

Sports Reference

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