Liliyana Natsir career journey is full of twists and turns and colourful orders and glories. This badminton player, a specialist in women’s doubles and mixed doubles, has come a living legend for Indonesian badminton athletes.
This talented athlete has collected 51 transnational titles. Not only that, but last June also he was awarded the BWF Hall of Fame. Because of her extraordinary donation in badminton, especially the gold order at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Her record, which will come a big history, makes the public curious about Liliyana Natsir’s career trip.
Liliyana Natsir Career Journey
Liliyana Natsir is a badminton player who was born in Manado, on September 9, 1985. She is the youthful child of Beno Natsir and his mama, Olly Maramis.
Since the age of 9 he has shown his love for badminton by joining PB Pisok in Manado. Also, in order to hone his chops, at the age of 12 he began studying at the PB Tangkas club, Jakarta. For 7 hours a day he always practices badminton in Cipayung, East Jakarta.
In 2002, he entered the public training center (Pelatnas). Throughout her career, Liliyana Natsir has been paired with Eny Erlangga, Vita Marissa. As for the men’s doubles, Liliyana had a duet with Devin Lahardi Fitriawan and Nova Widianto.
Tontowi Ahmad is the most memorable as his mate in the mixed doubles sector. Liliyana Natsir and Tontowi Ahmad successfully won gold orders at the 2016 Rio Olympics competition.
The Indonesia Masters final on Sunday (27/1/2019) was the place where he hung his chatter after enjoying a long trip. His name is recorded as one of the most successful Indonesian badminton players in history.
- Olympics: Gold Medal (2016) and Silver Medal (2018)
- World Championship: 4 times First Place (2005, 2007, 2013, and 2017)
- Badminton World Cup: 1 (2006)
- Asian Championship: 2 (2006, 2015)
- SEA Games: 4 (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011)
- BWF Super Series: 24 Malaysia Open (2009, 2016), All England (2012, 2013, 2014), India Open (2011, 2012, 2013), Indonesia Open (2008, 2017), Singapore Open (2008, 2010, 2013, 2014), French Open (2009, 2014, 2017), China Masters (2007), China Open (2007, 2013, 2016), Hongkong Open (2007, 2016)
- BWF Grand Prix/ Grand Prix Gold: 10 Philippines Open (2007), Malaysia Masters (2010, 2011), Macau Open (2010, 2011, 2012), Indonesia Masters (2010, 2012, 2015), Swiss Open (2012)
- Other tournaments: 5 Singapore Open (2004, 2006), Indonesia Open (2005), Korea Open (2006), Chinese Taipei Open (2006)