Joko Suprianto

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Joko Suprianto
Personal information
Country Indonesia
Born (1966-10-06) October 6, 1966 (age 52)
Solo, Central Java, Indonesia
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking1
BWF profile

Joko Suprianto (born October 6, 1966 in Solo, Central Java) is an Indonesian former badminton player 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]

Achievements[edit]

World Championships[edit]

Men's Singles

1993 IBF World Championships – Men's Singles
Round Opponent Score Result
First round Wales Geraint Lewis 15–6, 15–2 Win
Second round New Zealand Dean Galt 15–2, 15–3 Win
Third round Netherlands Pierre Pelupessy 15–4, 15–5 Win
Fourth round Norway Erik Lia 15–1, 15–3 Win
Quarterfinal China Wu Wenkai 15–8, 15–5 Win
Semifinal Indonesia Ardy Wiranata 18–14, 15–3 Win
Final Indonesia Hermawan Susanto 15–5, 15–11 Gold Gold

Other Tournament[edit]

Men's Singles

Rank Event Date Venue
Asian Games
1 Team 1994 Hiroshima, JPN
2 Single 1994 Hiroshima, JPN
Thomas Cup
1 Team 1994 Jakarta, INA
1 Team 1996 Hong Kong
1 Team 1998 Hong Kong SAR, China
1 Team 2000 Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Badminton World Cup
1 Singles 1992, 1995 Guangzhou, Jakarta
Other International Titles
1 Singles 1992 Swiss Open
1 Singles 1993, 1995 World Badminton Grand Prix
1 Singles 1993 Korea Open
1 Singles 1994 Malaysia Open
1 Singles 1995 Singapore Open
1 Singles 1996 U.S. Open
1 Singles 1996 Indonesia Open
2 Singles 1990, 1993 All England Open
2 Singles 1991, 1992, 1994 Indonesia Open
1 Singles 1992, 1993, 1994 Thailand Open

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1989 Indonesia Open China Xiong Guobao 0–15, 4–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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