Eddy Hartono Arbie (Chinese: 洪忠中, born July 19, 1964 in Kudus) is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player who excelled in the late 1980s and early 1990s. After a brief stint competing in singles, he soon became a doubles specialist noted for his deft racket control and fluent strokes. His two other siblings, Hariyanto and Hastomo were world class shuttlers in men's singles event.

Eddy Hartono
Personal information
Birth nameEddy Hartono Arbie
Country Indonesia
Born (1964-07-19) July 19, 1964 (age 55)
EventMen's doubles
BWF profile


Hartono shared numerous international men's doubles titles in a relatively brief time period, most of them with Rudy Gunawan. These included the Japan (1987), Indonesia (1989, 1992), Dutch (1989, 1992), Singapore (1990), and Thailand (1991) Opens. He won the World Badminton Grand Prix (1990), the Southeast Asian Games (1991), the prestigious All-England title (1992), and earned a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, all with Gunawan. Hartono also captured several international mixed doubles titles, and placed second in mixed doubles at the 1989 IBF World Championships with Verawaty Fajrin.


IBF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's Doubles

1989 IBF World Championships – Men's Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
1st   Rudy Gunawan   Choi Sang-bum
  Shon Jin-hwan
15–4, 15–2 Win
2nd   Stojan Ivantchev
  Geliazko Volkoff
15–3, 15–3 Win
3rd   Chaiwat Chalermpusitarak
  Sawai Chanseorasmee
15–0, 15–1 Win
QF   Shuji Matsuno
  Shinji Matsuura
18–6, 15–4 Win
SF   Chen Hongyong
  Chen Kang
11–15, 7–15   Bronze

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1987 Chinese Taipei Open   Liem Swie King   Stefan Karlsson
  Mark Christiansen
15–4, 15–5   Champion
1987 Indonesia Open   Liem Swie King   Bobby Ertanto
  Rudy Heryanto
15–6, 15–8   Champion
1987 Thailand Open   Liem Swie King   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
13–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1987 Japan Open   Liem Swie King   Lee Deuk-choon
  Kim Chung-soo
15–4, 15–7   Champion
1988 Dutch Open   Rudy Gunawan   Jens Peter Nierhoff
  Michael Kjeldsen
12–15, 15–7, 4–15   Runner-up
1989 Indonesia Open   Rudy Gunawan   Razif Sidek
  Jalani Sidek
15–9, 15–7   Champion
1989 Dutch Open   Rudy Gunawan   Jan Paulsen
  Henrik Svarrer
15–11, 15–2   Champion
1989 Singapore Open   Rudy Gunawan   Razif Sidek
  Jalani Sidek
12–15, 8–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Badminton World Cup   Verawaty Fadjrin   Steen Fladberg
  Gillian Clark
15–8, 17–15   Champion
1988 Indonesia Open   Erma Sulistianingsih   Bobby Ertanto
  Verawaty Fadjrin
15–9, 15–11   Champion
1988 Malaysia Open   Verawaty Fadjrin   Wang Pengren
  Shi Fangjing
15–9, 15–7   Champion
1989 BWF World Championships   Verawaty Fadjrin   Park Joo-bong
  Chung Myung-hee
9–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1989 Dutch Open   Verawaty Fadjrin   Rudy Gunawan
  Rosiana Tendean
15–5, 15–5   Champion
1989 Indonesia Open   Verawaty Fadjrin   Rudy Gunawan
  Rosiana Tendean
15–7, 15–2   Champion

External linksEdit

  • Eddy HARTONO at InternationalBadminton.org[dead link]
  • Eddy HARTONO at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com
  • KONI profile
  • dataOlympics profile
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Eddy Hartono". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.