Jo Novita (born 19 November 1981) is an Indonesian former badminton player. She won gold medals in the women's doubles at the Southeast Asian Games in 2003, and in the team event in 2001 and 2007. She won the World Grand Prix tournament title in Thailand and Philippines Open. Novita also competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2006 Asian Games.
|Born||19 November 1981|
|Residence||Richmond, British Columbia, Canada|
|Height||1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||56 kg (123 lb)|
|Highest ranking||9 with Greysia Polii (2006)|
At the 2004 Summer Olympics, she was partnered with partner Lita Nurlita in the women's doubles. They had a bye in the first round and were defeated by Yang Wei and Zhang Jiewen of China in the round of 16. She was a partner with Greysia Polii on the Indonesian Uber Cup (women's international) team which finished second to China in the 2008 series. In October 2008, she teamed with Rani Mundiasti in women's doubles to become runner-up at the Denmark Super Series after losing to the Malaysian pair of Chin Eei Hui and Wong Pei Tty in the final.
Novita married her teammates from Tangkas club Ronne Maykel Runtolalu, in Jakarta, 2 August 2009. She later moved to Canada, and joined her husband who had already been a coach at ClearOne badminton centre in Richmond, British Columbia.
|Eny Erlangga|| Gao Ling
|2003||Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno,
|Lita Nurlita|| Hwang Yu-mi
|2005||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
|Greysia Polii|| Kumiko Ogura
Southeast Asian GamesEdit
|2003||Tan Binh Sport Center,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
|Lita Nurlita|| Eny Erlangga
|15–13, 11–15, 15–7||Gold|
Metro Manila, Philippines
|Greysia Polii|| Chin Eei Hui
Wong Pei Tty
|12–15, 15–9, 13–15||Silver|
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
|Greysia Polii|| Vita Marissa
BWF Superseries (1 runner-up)Edit
The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011. Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.
|2008||Denmark Open||Rani Mundiasti|| Chin Eei Hui
Wong Pei Tty
- BWF Superseries tournament
BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit
The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017. The World Badminton Grand Prix was sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation from 1983 to 2006.
|2001||Thailand Open||Eny Erlangga|| Norhasikin Amin
Wong Pei Tty
|7–4, 5–7, 7–0, 7–2||Winner|
|2004||Chinese Taipei Open||Lita Nurlita|| Cheng Wen-hsing
|2006||Philippines Open||Greysia Polii|| Rani Mundiasti
|2006||Korea Open||Greysia Polii|| Yang Wei
|2008||Chinese Taipei Open||Rani Mundiasti|| Cheng Wen-hsing
|2001||Thailand Open||Candra Wijaya|| Ronne Maykel Runtolalu
|8–6, 7–1, 8–7||Winner|
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||Silver|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||Gold||Bronze||Bronze||Gold|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||Gold||Silver||Silver|
|Korea Open||R1||F (2006)|
|Denmark Open||F||F (2008)|
|Super Series Finals||—||SF||SF (2008)|
|Tournament||IBF Grand Prix||BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold||Best|
|Chinese Taipei Open||—||F||A||F||F (2004, 2008)|
|Korea Open||F||SS||F (2006)|
|Philippines Open||—||W||—||W (2006)|
|Thailand Open||W (WD)
|—||W (2001 WD, XD)|
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- "Jo Novita". Merdeka (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Jo Novita". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "PBSI Putuskan Kirim Tim Penuh ke Asian Games". Antara (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Rani/Jo Gagal di Final". Kompas (in Indonesian). 26 October 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- Suhandinata, Justian (2018). TANGKAS: 67 Tahun Berkomitmen Mencetak Jawara Bulu Tangkis (in Indonesian). Gramedia. ISBN 978-602-061-999-6.
- "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
- "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
- Jo Novita at InternationalBadminton.org at the Wayback Machine (archived December 20, 2007)
- Jo NOVITA (2005–2012) at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com (alternative link)
- Jo NOVITA (2005–2012) at BWFbadminton.com
- Jo Novita (2010) at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com (alternative link)
- Jo Novita (2010) at BWFbadminton.com