Rony Agustinus
Personal information
Country Indonesia
Born (1978-10-07) 7 October 1978 (age 43)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
EventMen's singles & doubles
BWF profile

Rony Agustinus (born 7 October 1978) is an Indonesian former badminton player, who now works as a badminton coach.[1] As a junior player, he represented his country at the 1996 World Junior Championships and won the bronze medal in the boys' singles event.[2] In 1997, he finished as a semi-finalist at the French and Indonesia International tournaments. He took the silver medal at the 2000 Asian Championships but was defeated by his teammate Taufik Hidayat in the final.[3] In 2001, he reached the final of the 2001 Malaysia Open as an unseeded player, defeating a former All England champion Pullela Gopichand of India, his compatriot Hendrawan, the world champion, Park Tae-sang of South Korea, and Chen Hong of China en route to the final. He failed to win the title after he lost to host player Ong Ewe Hock.[4] Agustinus played at the 2002 Busan Asian Games, and helped the team win the silver medal.[5] He was also part of the national team that won the 2002 Thomas Cup.[6]

Agustinus started his career as a coach in Indonesia, and was appointed as a Malaysia national coach in 2013.[7][8]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2000 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Taufik Hidayat 17–14, 2–15, 3–15
Silver
Silver

Southeast Asian Games

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2001 Malawati Stadium, Selangor, Malaysia Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 6–15, 1–15
Bronze
Bronze
1999 Hassanal Bolkiah Sports Complex, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Malaysia Wong Choong Hann 15–17, 2–15
Bronze
Bronze

World Junior Championships

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1996 Silkeborg Hallerne, Silkeborg, Denmark China Zhu Feng 11–15, 7–15
Bronze
Bronze

IBF Grand Prix

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2001 Malaysia Open Malaysia Ong Ewe Hock 7–3, 2–7, 0–7, 8–6, 1–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Players: Rony Agustinus". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  2. ^ Grossman, Mike (24 November 1996). "Malaysians Chan and Gan take World Junior Male Doubles Crown". New Shuttlenws. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Beregu kita kecundang -- Badminton Asia". Utusan. 6 November 2000. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Ong Ewe Hock wins Malaysian Open". Rediff.com. 23 July 2001. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Indonesia Storms off Badminton Court, China Continues Gold Rush". People's Daily. 10 October 2002. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  6. ^ Sapthiani, Yulia (10 May 2008). "Rebut Kembali Pala Thomas". Kompas (in Indonesian). Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Ronny Agustinus : Sektor Tunggal Tertinggal Jauh" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. 7 August 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  8. ^ Paul, Rajes (22 December 2018). "Kejian the latest to join exodus of coaches from BAM". The Star. Retrieved 10 February 2019.