Indra Wijaya
Personal information
CountryIndonesia (1974–2001)
Singapore (2001–present)
Born (1974-03-16) 16 March 1974 (age 49)
Cirebon, West Java, Indonesia
ResidenceSingapore
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
HandednessRight[1]
Men's singles
Highest ranking4
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Indonesia
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Yogyakarta Men's singles
Thomas Cup
Gold medal – first place 1998 Hong Kong Men's team
Asia Cup
Gold medal – first place 1997 Jakarta Men's team
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1997 Jakarta Men's team
Representing  Singapore
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Manila Men's singles
BWF profile

Indra Wijaya (Chinese: 陳甲寅; pinyin: Chén Jiǎyín; born 16 March 1974) is a former badminton player who initially represented Indonesia and subsequently Singapore. After his retirement, he started a new career as a coach.[2]

Wijaya was born in a badminton family, his sibling Candra, Rendra and Sandrawati was a former Indonesian player. Indra Wijaya played for Indonesia between 1995 and 2000; He was part of the national team that won the Thomas Cup in 1998. He subsequently moved to Singapore, becoming a Singapore permanent resident, and represented the country thereafter.[3]

After his retirement, Wijaya started a new career as a coach at the Candra Wijaya International Badminton Centre, after that he was accepted as a men's singles coach in South Korean team.[4] In 2016, he started coaching junior players in Malaysia.[5]

Achievements

World Cup

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1997 Among Rogo Sports Hall, Yogyakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Joko Suprianto 13–15, 10–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2001 PhilSports Arena, Manila, Philippines China Xia Xuanze 7–15, 8–15 Bronze Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix was sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation from 1983 to 2006.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1996 Malaysia Open Malaysia Ong Ewe Hock 15–1, 1–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Singapore Open Indonesia Heryanto Arbi 15–3, 14–18, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1994 Polish International Indonesia C. Arief 15–8, 15–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Singapore Satellite Singapore Ronald Susilo 10–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ a b "Players: Indra Wijaya". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Indra Wija enforces own style". Badminton Planet. 15 February 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Ahirnya Terungkap, Ini Dia Pelatih Indonesia yang Hijrah ke Malaysia" (in Indonesian). Badmintalk. 19 December 2015. Archived from the original on 24 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ Femidiah (8 June 2015). "Indra Wijaya Kini Tangani Timnas Bulutangkis Korsel, Haryanto Arbi Ikut Berperan" (in Indonesian). detikSport. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Ex-S'porean player Indra to coach Malaysia badminton". Today. 4 January 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2019.