Bona Septano

Bona Septano (born 22 September 1987 in Medan) is a former badminton player from Indonesia.[2]

Bona Septano
Personal information
Born (1987-09-22) 22 September 1987 (age 33)
Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia[1]
CoachAryono Miranat
Herry Iman Pierngadi
Men's doubles
Highest ranking5 (With Muhammad Ahsan) (August, 2012)

Bona Septano concentrates on men's doubles with Muhammad Ahsan. They have competed successfully on the international circuit including a finals appearances at the 2011 Japan Super Series. Unlike many other top doubles players he does not play in mixed doubles. After Olympic Games in London the pair was separated. And now he is pairing with a new partner Fran Kurniawan. He is the younger brother of Markis Kido and the older brother of Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth.[3]


BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England   Mohammad Ahsan   Ko Sung-hyun
  Yoo Yeon-seong
19–21, 17–21   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Mohammad Ahsan   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
25–23, 21–10   Gold
2009 National Sports Complex, Vientiane, Laos   Mohammad Ahsan   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
16–21, 10–21   Bronze

World University ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 University of Minho, Braga, Portugal   Mohammad Ahsan   Han Ki-hoon
  Han Tae-il
21–12, 21–12   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 University of Minho, Braga, Portugal   Richi Puspita Dili   Patiphat Chalardchaleam
  Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
21–16, 19–21, 18–21   Bronze

BWF Superseries (2 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Japan Open   Mohammad Ahsan   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
13–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2008 Japan Open   Mohammad Ahsan   Lars Paaske
  Jonas Rasmussen
17–21, 21–15, 13–21   Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (6 titles)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Vietnam Open   Fran Kurniawan   Lin Chia-yu
  Wu Hsiao-lin
18–21, 21–18, 21–18   Champion
2011 Indonesian Masters   Mohammad Ahsan   Hiroyuki Endo
  Kenichi Hayakawa
21–13, 21–14   Champion
2010 Syed Modi International   Mohammad Ahsan   Gan Teik Chai
  Tan Bin Shen
19–21, 21–15, 21–14   Champion
2010 Indonesia Masters   Mohammad Ahsan   Yonatan Suryatama Dasuki
  Rian Sukmawan
21–16, 18–17 Retired   Champion
2010 Vietnam Open   Mohammad Ahsan   Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari
  Ong Soon Hock
21–18, 13–21, 21–17   Champion
2009 Philippines Open   Mohammad Ahsan   Alvent Yulianto Chandra
  Hendra Aprida Gunawan
10–21, 21–14, 21–17   Champion
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Cheers Asian Satellite   Mohammad Ahsan   Khoo Chung Chiat
  Chang Hun Pin
21–19, 10–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2007 Vietnam International   Mohammad Ahsan   Cho Gun-woo
  Yoo Yeon-seong
21–15, 21–19   Champion
2007 Smiling Fish International   Mohammad Ahsan   Alroy Tanama Putra
  Hui Wai Ho
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Senior level
Team Events 2009 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Gold   Gold
Team Events 2007
Universiade   Bronze
Team Events 2010
Thomas Cup   Silver
Team Events 2009 2011
Sudirman Cup   Bronze   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Senior level
Event 2009 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Bronze   Gold
Event 2009 2010 2011
BWF World Championships R2 A   Bronze
Event 2012
Olympics QF
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Best
BWF Super Series
  Japan Open A F R2 SF F F (2008, 2011)
BWF Super Series Finals N/A NQ GS GS (2011)
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Syed Modi International N/A A W A N/A W (2010)
  Philippines Open A N/A W N/A W (2009)
  Vietnam Open QF A W A W W (2010, 2013)
  Indonesia Masters N/A W W w/d R2 W (2010, 2011)

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Men's doubles results with Muhammad Ahsan against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[4]


  1. ^ "PBSI - Profil". Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Kisah Bona Septano". Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  3. ^ "PBSI Perlu Komunikasi dengan Markis Kido Bersaudara". Antara (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Bona Septano Head to Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 7 August 2017.

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