Cynthia Tuwankotta (born 28 June 1977) is a former Indonesian badminton player who later represented Switzerland. Tuwankotta started playing badminton at aged six, and she won the junior title at her hometown Maluku when she was ten. She then selected to join Indonesia national team in 1994, and was part of the team for 6 years. In 2000, she moved to Switzerland and was part of the national team from 2000-2009. In her career, the Ambon borned was ranked 6 in the women's doubles world ranking. Tuwankotta competed for Indonesia at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the women's doubles event partnered with Etty Tantri. After retiring from the badminton tournament, she became a badminton coach in Switzerland and France, and also found a Tuwankotta's Badminton Coaches and Tour in Indonesia.
|Born||28 June 1977|
Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
|Event||Women's & mixed doubles|
|1999||Kuala lumpur, Malaysia||Etty Tantri|| Ge Fei
|1997||Kuala lumpur, Malaysia||Etty Tantri|| Liu Lu
Southeast Asian GamesEdit
|1999||Hassanal Bolkiah Sports Complex,
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
|Etty Tantri|| Indarti Issolina
IBF World Grand PrixEdit
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.
|1997||Polish Open||Etty Tantri|| Chen Li-chin
|12–15, 15–8, 15–9||Winner|
|1997||India Open||Etty Tantri|| Choi Ma-ree
|15–8, 14–17, 15–5||Winner|
|2006||Austrian International||Atu Rosalina|| Sandra Marinello
|11–21, 21–19, 21–17||Winner|
|2001||La Chaux-de-Fonds International||Fabienne Baumeyer|| Anna Larchenko
|7–2, 7–5, 7–1||Winner|
|1997||French International||Etty Tantri|| Ella Miles
|14–17, 15–3, 15–7||Winner|
|2006||Swedish International||Imam Sodikin|| Jacob Chemnitz
|17–21, 23–21, 21–18||Winner|
- "Players: Cynthia Tuwankotta". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
- "Founder & Head Coach: Cynthia Tuwankotta". Tuwankotta's Badminton Coaches and Tour. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
- "Cynthia Tuwankotta: Tak Dipanggil PBSI, Siap Hengkang ke Luar Negeri". article.wn.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 March 2018.
- "Indonesia are top of the tree". BBC. Retrieved 14 March 2018.