Vita Marissa

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Vita Marissa
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Kim Ki-jung - Kim So-young — Praveen Jordan - Vita Marissa 10.jpg
Vita Marissa at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Birth name Vita Marissa
Country Indonesia
Born (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981 (age 33)
Jakarta, DKI Jakarta
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Handedness Right
Mixed & Women's doubles
BWF profile

Vita Marissa (born Jakarta, DKI Jakarta; 4 January 1981) is a female badminton player from Indonesia.

Career[edit]

Marissa competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in mixed double's with partner Nova Widianto. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Robert Blair and Natalie Munt of Great Britain in the second. In the quarterfinals, Marissa and Widianto lost to Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager of Denmark 15–12, 15–8. In September 2008 Marissa and her new partner Muhammad Rizal won mixed doubles at the Japan Super Series after beating Nova Widianto/Lilyana Natsir 14–21, 21–15, 21–19 in the all Indonesian final. Early 2009, she resigned from Indonesia National Team and no longer PBSI player. She continues her career as independent professional with her partner Flandy Limpele and her friend Nadya Melati, also an ex national team player in Women's Double.

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Women's Doubles with Shendy Puspa Irawati

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold USA Winner

Mixed Doubles with Muhammad Rijal

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold USA Winner
Osaka International Challenge Japan Winner
2008
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner

Mixed Doubles with Praveen Jordan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2013
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Winner
2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix New Zealand Winner

Women's Doubles with Variella Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsari

Year Tournament Venue Round
2013
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Runner-up
2013 Australia Open Grand Prix Gold Australia Winner

Mixed Doubles with Tony Gunawan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2012
2012 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold USA Winner

Women's Doubles with Nadya Melati

Year Tournament Venue Round
2011
2011 Indonesia Super Series Premier Indonesia Runner-up
2009
Indonesia International Challenges Indonesia Winner

Mixed Doubles with Hendra Aprida Gunawan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2010
Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Macau Runner-up
Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner

Women's Doubles with Lilyana Natsir

Year Tournament Venue Round
2008
Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Winner
2007
Southeast Asian Games Thailand Winner
China Masters Super Series China Winner

Mixed Doubles with Flandy Limpele

Year Tournament Venue Round
2009
India Open Grand Prix Gold India Winner
2008
Badminton Asia Championships Malaysia Winner
2007
Southeast Asian Games Thailand Winner
Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
French Open Super Series France Winner
Simgapore Open Super Series Singapore Winner
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner

Mixed Doubles with Nova Widianto

Year Tournament Venue Round
2011
SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Thailand Runner-up
2004
Japan Open Japan Winner
2003
Badminton Asia Championships Indonesia Winner
2001
Southeast Asian Games Malaysia Winner

Women's Doubles with Deyana Lomban

Year Tournament Venue Round
2001
Indonesia Open Indonesia Winner
Southeast Asian Games Malaysia Winner

Personal life[edit]

When she was young, she joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club. Her parents were Aris Harsono (father) and Yulianawati (mother). Her hobbies are billiards, swimming, and watching movies. Generally people call her Vita. After she has finished all competitions, no matter what the result were, she always makes a symbol of the Spirit of Jesus Christ. In 2008, as the oldest player in Uber Cup team, she was appointed as the team captain.

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