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Eng Hian (simplified Chinese: 徐永贤; traditional Chinese: 徐永賢; pinyin: Xú Yǒngxián; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chhî Éng-hiân; born May 17, 1977) is a retired Chinese Indonesian badminton player. A men's doubles specialist, he won major international tournaments, most of them in partnership with Flandy Limpele, between 1999 and 2006. They earned a bronze medal in men's doubles at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Their victories included the Korea (1999), Denmark (2000), Singapore (2002), and Japan Opens, and the Copenhagen Masters in 2000 and 2004. Hian and Limpele briefly represented England from 2001 until 2003[2] before returning to PBSI just in time for 2004 Summer Olympics.[3] They were runners-up at the prestigious All-England Championships in 2002. Hian won the Dutch Open with Rian Sukmawan in 2006. He is currently the Indonesia national team women's doubles head coach.

Eng Hian
Personal information
Country Indonesia (1997-2001, 2003-now)
 England (2001-2003)
Born (1977-05-17) May 17, 1977 (age 42)
Surakarta, Indonesia[1]
HandednessRight
CoachChristian Hadinata
Herry Iman Pierngadi
EventMen's doubles
BWF profile

2004 OlympicsEdit

Hian competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Flandy Limpele. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Anthony Clark and Nathan Robertson of Great Britain in the second. In the quarterfinals, Hian and Limpele beat Yim Bang-eun and Kim Yong-hyun of Korea 15-1, 15-10. They lost the semifinal to Kim Dong-moon and Ha Tae-kwon, also of Korea, 15-8, 15-2 but won the match against Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard Hansen of Denmark 15-13, 15-7 to finish with the bronze medal.

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Goudi Olympic Hall, Athens, Greece   Flandy Limpele   Jens Eriksen
  Martin Lundgaard Hansen
15–13, 15–7   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Bandaraya Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Flandy Limpele   Candra Wijaya
  Halim Haryanto
7–15, 11–15   Bronze
2003 Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Flandy Limpele   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
13–15, 15–11, 7–15   Bronze
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Flandy Limpele   Zhang Wei
  Zhang Jun
15–17, 15–9, 12–15   Bronze
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Hermono Yuwono   Antonius Budi Ariantho
  Denny Kantono
12–15, 10–15   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Hassanal Bolkiah Sports Complex,
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  Flandy Limpele   Pramote Teerawiwatana
  Tesana Panvisvas
8–15, 15–8, 13–15   Silver

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Andreas   Peter Gade
  Peder Nissen
10–15, 11–15   Silver

IBF Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Dutch Open   Rian Sukmawan   Hendra Aprida Gunawan
  Joko Riyadi
21–15, 21–10   Winner
2006 New Zealand Open   Rian Sukmawan   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra
  Hendra Wijaya
21–13, 11–9 Retired   Winner
2005 Swiss Open   Flandy Limpele   Candra Wijaya
  Sigit Budiarto
15–8, 11–15, 11–15   Runner-up
2003 Chinese Taipei Open   Flandy Limpele   Kim Dong-moon
  Ha Tae-kwon
4–15, 1–15   Runner-up
2003 German Open   Flandy Limpele   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
9–15, 15–8, 15–4   Winner
2003 Japan Open   Flandy Limpele   Cheng Rui
  Chen Qiqiu
15–5, 15–12   Winner
2003 Swiss Open   Flandy Limpele   Cheng Rui
  Chen Qiqiu
10–15, 15–5, 15–1   Winner
2002 All England Open   Flandy Limpele   Kim Dong-moon
  Ha Tae-kwon
2–7, 2–7, 7–1, 3–7   Runner-up
2002 Indonesia Open   Flandy Limpele   Lee Dong-soo
  Yoo Yong-sung
10–15, 11–15   Runner-up
2002 Singapore Open   Flandy Limpele   Kim Dong-moon
  Ha Tae-kwon
15–8, 11–15, 17–14   Winner
2000 Malaysia Open   Flandy Limpele   Lee Dong-soo
  Yoo Yong-sung
15–9, 15–9   Winner
2000 Denmark Open   Flandy Limpele   Jens Eriksen
  Jesper Larsen
15–13, 15–10   Winner
2000 Indonesia Open   Flandy Limpele   Tony Gunawan
  Candra Wijaya
17–14, 6–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1999 Malaysia Open   Flandy Limpele   Tony Gunawan
  Candra Wijaya
6–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1999 Korea Open   Flandy Limpele   Jens Eriksen
  Jesper Larsen
15–6, 15–7   Winner
1998 Denmark Open   Flandy Limpele   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
11–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1998 Indonesia Open   Flandy Limpele   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
5–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1997 Hong Kong Open   Hermono Yuwono   Kim Dong-moon
  Ha Tae-kwon
4–15, 12–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Indonesia International   Hermono Yuwono   Davis Efraim
  Halim Haryanto
5–15, 5–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hian Eng Bio, Stats, and Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Eng Hian Hijrah ke Singapura Di Kontrak Dua Tahun". bulutangkis.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Flandi/Eng Hian Janjikan Emas". suaramerdeka.com (in Indonesian). 3 July 2003. Archived from the original on 7 February 2004. Retrieved 10 August 2017.

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