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Nitya Krishinda Maheswari Korwa (born December 16, 1988 in Blitar) is an Indonesian female badminton player. She is specialized in women's doubles. Her current partner is Yulfira Barkah.

Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Ma Jin - Zhong Qianxin — Nitya Krishinda Maheswari - Greysia Polii 02 (cropped).jpg
Nitya Krishinda Maheswari at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth name Nitya Krishinda Maheswari Korwa
Country  Indonesia
Born (1988-12-16) December 16, 1988 (age 29)
Blitar, East Java, Indonesia
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Handedness Right
Women's doubles
Highest ranking 2 with Greysia Polii (10 March 2016)
Current ranking 70 with Yulfira Barkah (2 Feb 2018)
BWF profile



Maheswari participated at the 2009 Badminton World Championships, where she reached rank 9 in the women's doubles together with Greysia Polii. In 2011, she won the gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games with Anneke Feinya Agustin.[1] She also won the women's doubles gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games with Polii.[2]

She won her first Superseries title paired with Greysia Polii at 2015 Korea Open.[3]

In 2016, she and her partner Greysia Polii were qualified for the BWF Super Series Masters Finals. However, they withdrew from the tournament due to Maheswari's scheduled knee surgery, and their position was replaced by Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Maheswari was born to a Papuan father and a Javanese mother. Her father Panus Korwa is a former national footballer who has notably played for Arema Indonesia. Her cousin Lisa Rumbewas was a famous lifter and 2 times Olympic silver medalist. Her uncle Levi, Lisa's father, was a bodybuilder.[5]


BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

2015 BWF World Championships – Women's Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
1st   Greysia Polii - - Bye
2nd   Greysia Polii   Lim Yin Loo
  Lee Meng Yean
17–21, 21–13, 21–11 Win
3rd   Greysia Polii   Shizuka Matsuo [14]
  Mami Naito
21–11, 16–21, 21–13 Win
QF   Greysia Polii   Amelia Alicia Anscelly
  Soong Fie Cho
21–11, 21–11 Win
SF   Greysia Polii   Tian Qing [5]
  Zhao Yunlei
8–21, 16–21   Bronze

Badminton Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan, China   Greysia Polii   Naoko Fukuman
  Kurumi Yonao
21–13, 19–21, 22–24   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Incheon, South Korea   Greysia Polii   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21–15, 21–9   Gold (1)

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Naypyidaw, Myanmar   Greysia Polii   Woon Khe Wei
  Vivian Hoo Kah Mun
17–21, 21–18, 17–21   Silver
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Anneke Feinya Agustin   Nadya Melati
  Vita Marissa
21–19, 21–17   Gold (1)

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Incheon, South Korea   Pia Zebadiah   Ma Jin
  Wang Xiaoli
14–21, 17–21   Bronze

BWF Superseries (2 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] 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,[7] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Australian Open   Greysia Polii   Bao Yixin
  Chen Qingchen
21–23, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Singapore Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Ayaka Takahashi
  Misaki Matsutomo
Walkover   Champion
2015 Korea Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Chang Ye-na
  Lee So-hee
21–15, 21–18   Champion
2015 Indonesia Open   Greysia Polii   Tang Jinhua
  Tian Qing
11–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2009 Singapore Open   Greysia Polii   Zhang Yawen
  Zhao Tingting
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

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

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Indonesian Masters   Greysia Polii   Tang Yuanting
  Yu Yang
18–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2015 Chinese Taipei Open (2)   Greysia Polii   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
21–17, 21–17   Champion
2014 Chinese Taipei Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
21–18, 21–11   Champion
2014 Swiss Open   Greysia Polii   Bao Yixin
  Tang Jinhua
21–19, 16–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2013 Thailand Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Yuriko Miki
  Koharu Yonemoto
21–7, 21–13   Champion
2011 Vietnam Open (1)   Anneke Feinya Agustin   Shinta Mulia Sari
  Yao Lei
23–21, 26–24   Champion
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series/SatelliteEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Surabaya Satellite   Nadya Melati   Meiliana Jauhari
16–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2006 Cheers Asian Satellite   Nadya Melati   Shendy Puspa Irawati
  Devi Tika Permatasari
15–21, 21–17, 21–17   Champion
2006 Jakarta Satellite   Nadya Melati   Meiliana Jauhari
21–14, 21–17   Champion
2005 Surabaya Satellite   Nadya Melati   Ha Jung-eun
  Kim Min-jung
13–15, 0–15   Runner-up
2005 India Satellite   Nadya Melati   Negin Amiripour
  Behnaz Perzamanbin
15–1, 15–3   Champion

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Women's doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:[8]

Greysia Polii Edit

Anneke Feinya Agustin Edit


  1. ^ "(SEA Games) Anneke/Nitya Raih Emas Ganda Putri" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. Retrieved 1 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Lady shuttlers win gold at Games, after 36 years". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 1 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Greysia Polii & Nitya Krishinda Maheswari win first Superseries title at Korean Open". YONEX. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  4. ^ -, admin. "At Least, Three Badminton Players Withdraw from Dubai SSF 2016". Badminton Noise. Badminton Noise. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  5. ^ Febriyanti, Imelda (2 October 2015). "Couple: Nitya Buka-bukaan Tentang Dirinya dan Greysia (II)". (in Indonesian). Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 2006-12-15. 
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "Nitya Krishinda Maheswari's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 

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