November 24, 1975 |
Sigit Budiarto (born 24 November 1975) is a male badminton player from Indonesia noted for his reflexes and deft handling of the racket. A men's doubles specialist, he won numerous international titles between 1995 and 2005, most of them in partnership with Candra Wijaya. He was a member of Indonesia's world champion Thomas Cup (men's international) teams of 1998, 2000 and 2002. Budiarto shared the World Men's Doubles title with Wijaya in 1997 and they were runners-up in this event in 2003 and 2005. They claimed the prestigious All-England Championship in 2003. Among other titles, Budiarto has won doubles at the Asian Championships (in 2004 with Trikus Haryanto), and at the French (1995), Indonesia (1997, 2000, 2001); Malaysia (2001, 2005); China (2004, 2005); Japan (2001); and Singapore (1997, 1998, 2005, 2006) Opens.