Antonius Ariantho

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Antonius Ariantho
Personal information
Birth nameS. Antonius Budi Ariantho
Country Indonesia
Born (1973-10-03) October 3, 1973 (age 46)
Pekalongan, Central Java, Indonesia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
HandednessRight
EventMen's doubles
BWF profile

S. Antonius Budi Ariantho (born 3 October 1973) is a retired Indonesian badminton player who specialized in men's doubles. During the 1990s he shared numerous international titles with his regular partner Denny Kantono including the French (1993); Hong Kong (1993); Denmark (1994); Thailand (1994); Chinese Taipei (1995, 1996); and Indonesia (1996) Opens; and the (now defunct) Badminton World Cup (1996) and World Badminton Grand Prix (1998) events. They were runners-up at the prestigious All-England Open in 1995, and bronze medalists at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

1996 Olympics[edit]

Ariantho competed in badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics in men's doubles, with Denny Kantono, and won a bronze medal. They lost in semifinals against Cheah Soon Kit and Yap Kim Hock, of Malaysia, 15–10, 15–4,[1] and in the bronze medal match they defeated Soo Beng Kiang and Tan Kim Her, of Malaysia, 15–4, 12–15, 15–8.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, United States Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Soo Beng Kiang
Malaysia Tan Kim Her
15–4, 12–15, 15–8 Bronze Bronze

World Cup[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
15–8, 15–2 Gold Gold
1995 Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Denny Kantono Thailand Sakrapee Thongsari
Thailand Pramote Teerawiwatana
8–15, 8–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Candra Wijaya Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
12–15, 5–15 Bronze Bronze
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
4–15, 15–9, 15–7 Gold Gold

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Gymnasium 3, 700th Anniversary Sport Complex,
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
Malaysia Yap Kim Hock
11–15, 15–6, 7–15 Bronze Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix[edit]

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
15–4, 14–17, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1998 Grand Prix Finals Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Halim Haryanto
Indonesia Tony Gunawan
15–11, 5–15, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1998 Japan Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Yap Kim Hock
Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
9–15, 7–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Malaysia Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
15–17, 12–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Japan Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
11–15, 15–7, 7–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
11–15, 2–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1996 Hong Kong Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Yap Kim Hock
Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
15–6, 15–3 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 Indonesia Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Davis Efraim
Indonesia Halim Haryanto
15–3, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Sweden Peter Axelsson
Sweden Pär-Gunnar Jönsson
15–6, 15–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Singapore Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
7–15, 16–18 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Indonesia Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Bambang Suprianto
Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
12–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 All England Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
12–15, 18–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Malaysia Yap Yee Guan
Malaysia Yap Yee Hup
15–7, 14–18, 15–2 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Thailand Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Thailand Sakrapee Thongsari
Thailand Pramote Teerawiwatana
12–15, 15–12, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Denmark Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
15–8, 5–15, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 German Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
6–15, 2–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1994 Dutch Open Indonesia Denny Kantono England Simon Archer
England Chris Hunt
17–18, 15–5, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Hong Kong Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Thailand Sakrapee Thongsari
Thailand Pramote Teerawiwatana
10–15, 15–3, 17–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 U.S. Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
7–15, 7–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1993 French Open Indonesia Denny Kantono Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Dicky Purwotsugiono
15–11, 18–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

IBF International[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Hamburg Cup Indonesia Dharma Gunawi Indonesia Imay Hendra
Indonesia Dicky Purwotjugiono
15–7, 12–15, 4–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indonesia, Malaysia Meet in Singles Final". Los Angeles Times. 30 July 1996. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Bang Gets a Break and Chance for Gold". Los Angeles Times. 31 July 1996. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
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