Ardy Wiranata

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Ardy B. Wiranata
Personal information
Birth nameArdy Bernardus Wiranata
Country Indonesia
Born (1970-02-10) 10 February 1970 (age 49)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking1

Ardy Bernardus Wiranata (born 10 February 1970) was an Indonesian badminton player who rated among the top singles players in the world (several of whom were fellow Indonesians) during most of the 1990s. Quick, supple, and powerful, he won numerous international events and arguably had the best overall record of any player in the first half of the decade. Born in Jakarta, Wiranata trained at the PB Djarum. His achievements began when won the invitation World Junior Championships in 1987 in the boys' singles and mixed doubles event partnered with Susi Susanti. Afterwards, he managed to competing in the senior tournament, by become the runner-up at the 1989 IBF World Championships.[1]

Wiranata earned the silver medal in singles at the 1992 Summer Olympics, losing the final to fellow countryman Alan Budikusuma. He also won the silver medal at the 1989 IBF World Championships, and bronze medals at this competition in 1991 and 1993. His first-place finishes included the prestigious All-England men's singles in 1991, three Japan Opens, and six Indonesian Open singles championships between 1990 and 1997, where he dominated his teammates.[2] Wiranata also won the Malaysia (1993), Singapore (1994), Korea (1994), Swedish (1997), and U.S. (2000) Opens, as well as the Badminton World Cup (1991) and the World Badminton Grand Prix Final (1994). He clinched the decisive third point for Indonesia against Malaysia in the final of the 1994 Thomas Cup (men's world team championship) in Jakarta.

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1992 Pavelló de la Mar Bella, Barcelona, Spain Indonesia Alan Budikusuma 12–15, 13–18 Silver Silver

World Championships[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1993 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England Indonesia Joko Suprianto 14–18, 3–15 Bronze Bronze
1991 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark China Zhao Jianhua 2–15, 15–10, 6–15 Bronze Bronze
1989 Senayan Sports Complex, Jakarta, Indonesia China Yang Yang 10–15, 15–2, 5–15 Silver Silver

World Cup[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1995 Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Alan Budikusuma 10–15, 3–15 Bronze Bronze
1991 Macau, China China Zhao Jianhua 12–15, 15–7, 15–10 Gold Gold

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Indonesia Hendrawan 15–18, 10–15 Bronze Bronze
1988 Bandar Lampung, Indonesia China Xiong Guobao 6–15, 7–15 Bronze Bronze

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1995 Gymnasium 3, 700th Anniversary Sport Complex, Chiang Mai, Thailand Indonesia Joko Suprianto 10–15, 9–15 Silver Silver
1991 Manila, Philippines Indonesia Joko Suprianto 15–4, 15–6 Gold Gold

IBF World Grand Prix[edit]

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2000 U.S Open Denmark Anders Boesen 10–15, 15–1, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Indonesia Open Indonesia Marleve Mainaky 15–9, 15–3 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Swedish Open Indonesia Budi Santoso 15–10, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Grand Prix Finals Indonesia Joko Suprianto 3–15, 15–6, 6–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Indonesia Open Indonesia Joko Suprianto 15–9, 14–17, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Malaysia Open Indonesia Alan Budikusuma 5–15, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1994 Grand Prix Finals Indonesia Alan Budikusuma 9–15, 15–7, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 China Open Indonesia Alan Budikusuma 10–15, 12–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1994 Hong Kong Open Indonesia Hariyanto Arbi 9–15, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1994 Indonesia Open Indonesia Joko Suprianto 15–9, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Singapore Open Indonesia Hermawan Susanto 15–10, 4–15, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 All England Open Indonesia Hariyanto Arbi 12–15, 14–17 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1994 Korea Open Indonesia Hermawan Susanto 15–5, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Japan Open Indonesia Hariyanto Arbi 12–15, 15–6, 15–3 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 China Open Indonesia Joko Suprianto 8–15, 15–5, 7–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1993 Malaysia Open Indonesia Hariyanto Arbi 11–15, 15–5, 17–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Singapore Open China Zhao Jianhua 3–15, 1–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1992 Indonesia Open Indonesia Joko Suprianto 15–7, 6–15, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Japan Open China Zhao Jianhua 11–15, 15–7, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Hermawan Susanto 8–15, 15–0, 15–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Indonesia Open Indonesia Joko Supriyanto 15–7, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 All England Open Malaysia Foo Kok Keong 15–12, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Swedish Open Indonesia Fung Permadi 15–11, 15–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Japan Open China Wu Wenkai 12–15, 15–4, 15–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Hermawan Susanto 18–15, 11–15, 7–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Indonesia Open Indonesia Eddy Kurniawan 15–10, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Eddy Kurniawan 17–18, 15–7, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 China Open China Xiong Guobao 17–15, 15–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 English Masters Denmark Morten Frost 8–15, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 China Open China Zhao Jianhua 10–15, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1999 Mexico International Norway Jim Ronny Andersen 11–15, 15–8, 15–4 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Guatemala International United States Kevin Han 12–15, 14–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Peru International Wales Richard Vaughan 7–15, 15–2, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1998 Mexico International Netherlands Tjitte Weistra 15–7, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Hamburg Cup Indonesia Heryanto Arbi 13–15, 15–9, 15–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Australian Open Malaysia Foo Kok Keong 15–12, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Australian Open Indonesia Hengky Irawan Malaysia Jalani Sidek
Malaysia Razif Sidek
8–15, 15–18 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Australian Open Indonesia Susi Susanti Hong Kong He Tim
Australia Anna Lao
11–15, 12–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[Profil Legenda] Ardy Bernardus Wiranata, Sosok Pemain Ulet" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. 16 February 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Defeat by Lin Dan fuels Taufik's aim to be world's No.1 player". www.bwfsuperseries.com. Archived from the original on 26 January 2007. Retrieved 7 July 2019.

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