October 6, 1966 |
Solo, Central Java
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
Joko Suprianto (born October 6, 1966 in Solo, Central Java) is a former badminton player from Indonesia who was one of the world's leading men's singles players in the early and mid-1990s, a period during which Indonesia was especially deep in top tier singles players, winning many of the world's major events.
Suprianto became world champion in men's singles in the 1993 IBF World Championships, defeating fellow countryman Hermawan Susanto in the final, and was a member of world champion Indonesian Thomas Cup (men's international) teams in 1994, 1996, and 1998.
He played badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics in men's singles. He was the #1-seed but was defeated in the quarterfinals by Malaysia's Rashid Sidek 15-5, 15-12. In September 1996 Joko Suprianto once again took top spot in the men's singles world ranking over Chinese top player Dong Jiong.
|1||Men's singles||1993||Birmingham, ENG|
|Badminton World Cup|
|1||Singles||1992, 1995||Guangzhou, Jakarta|
|Other International Titles|
|1||Singles||1993, 1995||World Badminton Grand Prix|
|2||Singles||1990, 1993||All England Open|
|2||Singles||1991, 1992, 1994||Indonesia Open|
|1||Singles||1992, 1993, 1994||Thailand Open|