Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
Personal information
CountrySingapore
Born (1988-12-30) 30 December 1988 (age 35)
Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Retired27 May 2022
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Career record425 wins, 324 losses
Career title(s)15
Highest ranking16 (MD with Chayut Triyachart 16 April 2015)
9 (XD with Vanessa Neo 28 February 2013)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Singapore
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 2014 Glasgow Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Glasgow Mixed team
Asia Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Selangor Men's team
Southeast Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Singapore Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Singapore Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Philippines Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Vietnam Men's team
BWF profile

Danny Bawa Chrisnanta (born 30 December 1988) is an Indonesian-born Singaporean badminton player.

Career

Danny competed at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games, where he captured a bronze medal in the mixed team and a silver medal in the men's doubles events in 2014.[1] He is also the 2019 mixed doubles national champion with his partner Tan Wei Han.[2]

Chrisnanta and Chayut Triyachart against Malaysian pair during the final of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Chrisnanta spent the later part of his career playing Men's Doubles with Andy Kwek. On 27 May 2022, he announced on his Instagram page that he had left the national team.[3] The 2021 Southeast Asian Games was his final tournament, where he played Men's Doubles with Kwek in the Individual and Team events.

Personal life

Born in Indonesia, Chrisnanta emigrated to Singapore in 2007 and became a citizen in 2013.[4]

Achievements

Commonwealth Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland Singapore Chayut Triyachart Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
12–21, 21–12, 15–21 Silver Silver

Southeast Asian Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore Singapore Chayut Triyachart Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ricky Karanda Suwardi
12–21, 18–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 2 runners-up)

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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Vietnam Open Singapore Chayut Triyachart Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ryan Agung Saputra
12–21, 21–16, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold Singapore Chayut Triyachart Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Lim Khim Wah
21–17, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Macau Open Singapore Chayut Triyachart Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–19, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Dutch Open Singapore Vanessa Neo Indonesia Muhammad Rijal
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–19, 25–23 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Macau Open Singapore Vanessa Neo Indonesia Edi Subaktiar
Indonesia Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
15–21, 30–29, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (13 titles, 19 runners-up)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Brazil International Indonesia Afiat Yuris Wirawan Brazil Guilherme Kumasaka
Brazil Guilherme Pardo
21–15, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Singapore International Singapore Chayut Triyachart Indonesia Fernando Kurniawan
Indonesia Lingga Lie
12–21, 21–17, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Singapore International Singapore Chayut Triyachart South Korea Heo Hoon-hoi
South Korea Lee Jae-jin
22–20, 18–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Banuinvest International Singapore Chayut Triyachart Austria Juergen Koch
Austria Peter Zauner
16–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 New Zealand International Singapore Hendra Wijaya Chinese Taipei Huang Po-yi
Chinese Taipei Lu Chia-pin
21–15, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Sri Lanka International Singapore Chayut Triyachart India Manu Attri
India B. Sumeeth Reddy
21–17, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Smiling Fish International Singapore Hendra Wijaya Malaysia Nur Mohd Azriyn Ayub
Malaysia Jagdish Singh
14–21, 21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Singapore International Singapore Hendra Wijaya Malaysia Goh Sze Fei
Malaysia Nur Izzuddin
13–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Hungarian International Singapore Hendra Wijaya Denmark Frederik Colberg
Denmark Rasmus Fladberg
11–7, 14–15, 7–11, 11–9, 11–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Nepal International Singapore Terry Hee Malaysia Tan Chee Tean
Malaysia Ian Wong Jien Sern
22–20, 14–21, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Mongolia International Singapore Bimo Adi Prakoso Singapore Lee Jian Liang
Singapore Jason Wong
22–20, 21–23, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 South Australia International Singapore Terry Hee Japan Akira Koga
Japan Taichi Saito
11–21, 21–19, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Sydney International Singapore Terry Hee Japan Hiroki Okamura
Japan Masayuki Onodera
6–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Singapore International Singapore Terry Hee Hong Kong Yonny Chung
Hong Kong Tam Chun Hei
21–13, 18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Estonian International Singapore Loh Kean Hean England Peter Briggs
England Gregory Mairs
20–22, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Estonian International Singapore Andy Kwek Thailand Ruttanapak Oupthong
Thailand Sirawit Sothon
17–21, 21–17, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Swedish Open Singapore Andy Kwek Malaysia Chia Wei Jie
Malaysia Low Hang Yee
21–13, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Brazil International Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari Indonesia Afiat Yuris Wirawan
Indonesia Purwati
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Malaysia International Singapore Vanessa Neo Malaysia Lutfi Zaim Abdul Khalid
Malaysia Lim Yin Loo
21–14, 17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 New Zealand International Singapore Vanessa Neo Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
21–14, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 White Nights Singapore Vanessa Neo France Baptiste Carême
France Audrey Fontaine
21–18, 19–21, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Singapore International Singapore Vanessa Neo Malaysia Mohd Razif Abdul Latif
Malaysia Amelia Alicia Anscelly
23–21, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Vietnam International Singapore Vanessa Neo Indonesia Hafiz Faizal
Indonesia Pia Zebadiah Bernadet
21–11, 17–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Bahrain International Challenge Singapore Vanessa Neo Thailand Bodin Isara
Thailand Savitree Amitrapai
17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 USA International Singapore Vanessa Neo Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
16–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Singapore International Singapore Citra Putri Sari Dewi Indonesia Yantoni Edy Saputra
Indonesia Marsheilla Gischa Islami
9–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Mongolia International Singapore Crystal Wong Singapore Bimo Adi Prakoso
Singapore Jin Yujia
11–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Sydney International Singapore Crystal Wong Japan Tadayuki Urai
Japan Rena Miyaura
16–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Turkey International Singapore Tan Wei Han Indonesia Leo Rolly Carnando
Indonesia Indah Cahya Sari Jamil
21–19, 16–21, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Estonian International Singapore Tan Wei Han England Gregory Mairs
England Victoria Williams
21–18, 14–21, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Swedish Open Singapore Tan Wei Han Denmark Mikkel Mikkelsen
Denmark Mai Surrow
21–14, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Austrian Open Singapore Tan Wei Han Netherlands Robin Tabeling
Netherlands Selena Piek
21–19, 16–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Inspiring Performances by Team Singapore at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games". Singapore National Olympic Council. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Singapore National Open Championships 2019". Singapore Badminton Association.
  3. ^ Danny Bawa Chrisnanta [@dannybawachrisnanta] (27 May 2022). "It has been 15 years and it's time to bid my goodbye 👋". Retrieved 27 May 2022 – via Instagram.
  4. ^ Ong, Justin. "'Foreign talent' good for Singapore badminton: SEA Games medal hope Vanessa Neo". Yahoo Singapore. Retrieved 3 February 2016.