Susi Susanti, Queen of Indonesian Badminton

Lucia Francisca Susi Susanti was born in Tasikmalaya, West Java, on February 11, 1971. He is a former Indonesian badminton player. with a relatively small body he combines quick and graceful movement with elegant shotmaking techniques, she regarded as one of the most successful badminton player in Indonesia. And sometimes her name is also spelled Susy Susanti.

She won the women's singles gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain and the bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. He retired from the world of badminton was not long after he was married to Alan Budikusuma who also won the gold medal in badminton single at the 1992 Olympics in February 1997.

Susanti was the most dominant singles player in the early to mid-1990 s, won the All England in 1990, 1991, 1993 and 1994, the World Badminton Grand Prix finals five times in a row 1990-1994, and the IBF World Championships in 1993 . He was the only female player to hold the Olympics, World Championships, and All-England singles titles simultaneously.

He won the Japan Open three times and the Indonesia Open five times. He also won a lot of Badminton Grand Prix Series events and five Badminton World Cup. He led the team victory over Indonesia eternal champion China in 1994 and 1996 Uber Cup (women of the world team) competition. All this occurred during the period of relatively strong in women's badminton. Its main competitor in the early prime is a Chinese player Tang Jiuhong and Huang Hua, and, later, China's Ye Zhaoying and Korean star Bang Soo-hyun.

Now, Susi Susanti served as indonesia badminton national team manager, Sometimes he also often provide training badminton for indonesian badminton junior team. He said that although he had stopped being a badminton player, he would still try to promote Indonesian badminton.

Susi Susanti's achievements :

* Gold Medal 1992 Summer Olympics
* Bronze Medal 1996 Atlanta Olympics
* Winners World Championship 1993
* All England Champion 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1994
* Champion World Badminton Grand Prix 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996
* Indonesia Open Champion 1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997
* 1993 Malaysia Open Champion, 1994, 1995, and 1997
* Japan Open Champion 1992, 1994, and 1995
* Winner Korea Open 1995
* Dutch Open Champion 1993
* Danish Open Champion 1991 and 1992
* Thailand Open Champion 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994
* Swedish Open Champion 1991
* China Taipei Open Champion 1991 and 1994
* Uber Cup Champion 1994 and 1996 (Tim Uber Cup Indonesia)