Bobby Ertanto

Bobby Ertanto (Chinese: 葉忠明, born 2 August 1960) is a retired badminton player from Indonesia who specialized in doubles.

Bobby Ertanto
Personal information
Birth nameBobby Ertanto Kurniawan
Country Indonesia
Born (1960-08-02) 2 August 1960 (age 61)[1]
Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia[2]
HandednessRight
CoachOng Thio Djian[2]
EventMen's doubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Copenhagen Men's doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1986 Jakarta Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1983 Kuala Lumpur Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Jakarta Men's doubles
World Senior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Kochi Men's doubles 50+
Gold medal – first place 2017 Kochi Mixed doubles 55+
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Katowice Mixed doubles 55+
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 1986 Jakarta Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Seoul Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Seoul Men's team
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 1987 Semarang Men's team
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1983 Singapore Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1983 Singapore Men's team
Gold medal – first place 1987 Jakarta Men's team
Silver medal – second place 1983 Singapore Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Jakarta Men's doubles
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Paired with a variety of fellow countrymen, he shared the Malaysia Open title in 1983, the Thailand Open title in 1985, the Badminton World Cup title in 1986, and the Asian Championships in 1987. He won mixed doubles at the 1986 Malaysia Open with Verawaty Wiharjo. Ertanto earned a bronze medal with Christian Hadinata at the 1983 IBF World Championships in Copenhagen. As a member of Indonesia's 1986 Thomas Cup team, Ertanto and partner Liem Swie King dropped the decisive final match in a narrow loss to Malaysia.

In 2013, he finished as a runner-up at the World Senior Championships in the men's doubles 50 in Turkey,[3] and in 2017, he won double titles in the men's doubles 50 and mixed doubles 55 in Kochi, India.[4]

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's Doubles

1983 IBF World Championships – Men's Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
SF   Christian Hadinata   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
16–18, 11–15   Bronze

World CupEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Christian Hadinata   Park Joo-bong
  Kim Moon-soo
6–15, 11–15   Silver
1985 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Hadibowo Susanto   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
7–15, 12–15   Bronze
1986 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Liem Swie King   Hadibowo Susanto
  Rudy Heryanto
15–6, 15–5   Gold

World Masters GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Event Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Sydney, Australia Men's doubles 40+   Eddy Hartono   Mir Ishaq
  Nadim Mir
18–17, 7–7 retired   Bronze

World Senior ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Event Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium,
Kochi, India
Men's doubles 50+   Ting Wei Ping   Graham Henderson
  Mark Topping
21–17, 16–21, 21–13   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Event Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium,
Kochi, India
Mixed doubles 55+   Heidi Bender   Bovornovadep Devakula
  Juthatip Banjongslip
21–15, 21–8   Gold
2019 Spodek, Katowice, Poland Mixed doubles 55+   Heidi Bender   Magnus Nytell
  Helle Sjørring
20–22, 21–16, 17–21   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea   Liem Swie King   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
6–15, 9–15   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Singapore Badminton Hall, Singapore   Christian Hadinata   Hadibowo Susanto
  Liem Swie King
  Gold

International TournamentsEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1980 Chinese Taipei Open   Hadibowo Susanto   Flemming Delfs
  Steen Skovgaard
  Winner
1982 Chinese Taipei Open   Hadibowo Susanto   Martin Dew
  Mike Tredgett
6–15, 15–11, 11–15   Runner-up
1983 Chinese Taipei Open   Hadibowo Susanto   Thomas Kihlström
  Stefan Karlsson
15–9, 15–11   Winner
1983 Malaysia Open   Christian Hadinata   Park Joo-bong
  Sung Han-kuk
18–16, 12–15, 15–3   Winner
1983 Indonesia Open   Christian Hadinata   Rudy Heryanto
  Hariamanto Kartono
9–15, 14–18   Runner-up
1985 Thailand Open   Rudy Heryanto   Michael Kjeldsen
  Mark Christiansen
15–9, 15–8   Winner
1986 Japan Open   Rudy Heryanto   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
11–15, 2–15   Runner-up
1986 Hong Kong Open   Rudy Heryanto   Jalani Sidek
  Ong Beng Teong
15–7, 15–6   Winner
1986 Malaysia Open   Rudy Heryanto   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
10–15, 15–11, 10–15   Runner-up
1987 Singapore Open   Liem Swie King   Hadibowo Susanto
  Rudy Heryanto
15–2, 15–4   Winner
1987 All England   Rudy Heryanto   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
9–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1987 Indonesia Open   Rudy Heryanto   Liem Swie King
  Eddy Hartono
6–15, 8–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Malaysia Open   Verawaty Fadjrin   Steen Fladberg
  Gillian Gilks
15–4, 18–15   Winner
1986 Indonesia Open   Verawaty Fadjrin   Eddy Hartono
  Erma Sulistianingsih
9–15, 11–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Bobby Ertanto". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Bobby Ertanto : "Tanam Pohon di Tempat yang Subur"" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Dua Gelar dari BWF World Senior Championship di Turki" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. 16 September 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  4. ^ Lim, Jarod (16 October 2017). "Fruitful outing for veteran shuttlers". The Star. Retrieved 26 February 2019.

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