Athletes Famous Athletes from Indonesia

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List of famous athletes from Indonesia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Indonesia has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Indonesian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Indonesia and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Indonesia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

You can rank all of these athletes, from Syamsir Alam to Sigit Budiarto.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Indonesian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Indonesia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Indonesia in order to get more information about each one.

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Maria Kristin Yulianti is a women's singles badminton player from Indonesia.

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Angelique Widjaja is a retired Chinese Indonesian professional tennis player. She won the Junior Championships at Wimbledon in 2001, defeating Dinara Safina. She reached a peak of No.55 in the ...more

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Yayuk Basuki is a former professional tennis player from Indonesia. She is the highest-ever ranked tennis player from Indonesia, having reached No. 19 in the Women's Tennis Association singles ...more

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Mia Audina Tjiptawan; born 22 August 1979 is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player who represented Indonesia and later the Netherlands in international competitions. A badminton prodigy, ...more

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Liliyana Natsir is a female badminton player from Indonesia who specializes in doubles. She is listed as one of the best mixed doubles players in the world. In Indonesia, she is often considered ...more

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Lucia Francisca Susi Susanti is a retired Indonesian badminton player. Relatively small of stature, she combined quick and graceful movement with elegant shotmaking technique, and rates among ...more

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Markis Kido is a male badminton player from Indonesia, one of the world's leading men's doubles specialists. He won the men's doubles Olympic gold medal in 2008 with Hendra Setiawan.

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Vita Marissa is a female badminton player from Indonesia.

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Raema Lisa Rumbewas is an Indonesian weightlifter who competed in the women's 48 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal with 185.0 kg in total. She also won a silver medal at ...more

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Taufik Hidayat is a retired Indonesian badminton player. He is a former World and Olympic champion in men's singles. He has also won the Indonesian Open six times. When he was young, he joined ...more

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Sri Indriyani Sri Indriyani is an Indonesian weightlifter who competed in the women's 48 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal, lifting 182.5 kg in total.

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Hendra Setiawan is a male badminton player from Indonesia and one of the world's leading men's doubles players.

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Persija Jakarta Irfan Haarys Bachdim is an Indonesian footballer who currently plays for Consadole Sapporo.

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Nova Widianto is a male badminton player from Indonesia.

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Minarti Timur is a female former Chinese-Indonesian badminton player.

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Indonesia Sony Dwi Kuncoro is a male badminton singles player from Indonesia.

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Winarni Binti Slamet Winarni Binti Slamet is an Indonesian weightlifter who competed in the women's 53 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal, lifting 202.5 kg in total. Also she won the World ...more

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Wynne Prakusya Wynne Prakusya is an Indonesian tennis player. Prakusya's first appearance in a professional tournament occurred in 1996, when she was 14 years old. She formally went professional in 1998. Over ...more

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Jessy Rompies Jessy Rompies is an Indonesian professional tennis player. She is coached by Suzanna Wibowo. She made her debut as a professional in 2004, aged 14, at an ITF tournament in Jakarta. Rompies has ...more

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Liza Andriyani Liza Andriyani is an Indonesian former professional tennis player. She made her debut as a professional in May 1993, aged 14, at Indonesia Open, a Tier IV WTA Tour event. In 1995 and 1996, she ...more

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Lo La Chapelle Eloi Hubert "Lo" La Chapelle was a Dutch footballer who played club football for amateur side HVV Den Haag. He also earned one cap for the Dutch national side in 1907, and participated ...more

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Hendrawan is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player. Hendrawan began playing internationally in the early 1990s but at first was overshadowed by a number of his countrymen who rated among ...more

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Sandy Gumulya Sandy Gumulya is a female Indonesian professional tennis player. She made her debut as a professional in July 2000, aged 14, at an ITF tournament in Jakarta. In March 2009, she was the highest ...more

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Alan Budikusuma is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player who excelled at the world level from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s. In 1991 he was runner-up to China's Zhao Jianhua at the IBF ...more

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Beatrice Gumulya Beatrice Gumulya is an Indonesian professional tennis player. She made her debut as a professional in 2005, aged 14, at an ITF tournament in Jakarta. She is the younger sister of Sandy Gumulya. ...more

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Tony Gunawan is a badminton athlete, participated in 2000 Sidney and 2012 London Summer Olympics.

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Lavinia Tananta Lavinia Tananta is an Indonesian professional tennis player. She made her debut as a professional in May 2003, aged 15, at an ITF tournament in Jakarta. In December 2008, Tananta won the Women's ...more

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Diana Julianto Diana Julianto born 14 February 1984 is an Indonesian professional tennis player. She made her debut as a professional in November 2000, aged 14, at an ITF tournament in Jakarta. In doubles, she ...more

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Eko Yuli Irawan is a weightlifter from Lampung, Indonesia. At the 2006 Junior World Championships he won the silver medal in the 56 kg category, lifting 269 kg in total. At the 2007 Junior World ...more

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Vivien Silfany-Tony Vivien Silfany-Tony is an Indonesian professional tennis player. She made her debut as a professional in December 2004, aged 15, at an ITF tournament in Jakarta. She won two ITF doubles titles ...more

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Persija Jakarta Bambang Pamungkas, also known as Bepe, is an Indonesian professional footballer who plays for Persija Jakarta in the Indonesia Super League and previously the Indonesia national football team. ...more

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Flandy Limpele is a male badminton player from Indonesia.

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Eny Widiowati is a female badminton player from Indonesia.

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Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, born August 18, 1949 is a former Indonesian badminton star who won the men's singles title at the prestigious All-England Championship eight times, seven times ...more

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Joko Suprianto is a former badminton player from Indonesia who was one of the world's leading men's singles players in the early and mid-1990s, a period during which Indonesia was especially ...more

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Suzanna Wibowo Suzanna Wibowo is a former Indonesian professional tennis player. She is sometimes known by her maiden name, Suzanna Anggarkusuma. She first represented Indonesia in the Fed Cup in 1981. She ...more

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Jo Novita is a female badminton player from Indonesia. Novita competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in women's doubles with partner Lita Nurlita. They had a bye in the first round ...more

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Candra Wijaya is a male Chinese Indonesian badminton player.

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Hariyanto Arbi is a former male badminton player from Indonesia who rated among the world's top few singles players in the 1990s. He is the younger brother of Eddy Hartono and Hastomo, who were ...more

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Lita Nurlita is a female badminton player from Indonesia. Nurlita competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in women's doubles with partner Jo Novita. They had a bye in the first round ...more

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Rexy Ronald Mainaky is a former men's doubles badminton world champion from Indonesia who is often simply known as Rexy. He won the men doubles Olympic gold medal in 1996 with Ricky Subagja.

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Bambang Suprianto is a retired male badminton player from Indonesia.

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Luluk Hadiyanto is a male badminton player from Indonesia, specialized in men's doubles.

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Ricky Ahmad Subagja is a Bandung, Indonesia born former world-class badminton player. He rates among the greatest doubles specialists in the sport's history.

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Nazario do Carmo Ad. Dili Leste Nazario do Carmo or Nazario is an Indonesian football player. He has played as defender for the Timor-Leste national football team.

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Syamsidar Indonesia national football team Syamsidar is an Indonesian footballer who currently plays for PSM Makassar as a goalkeeper.

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Aulia Putri Darajat

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Milicent Wirantp

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Alvent Yulianto Alvent Yulianto Chandra is a male badminton player from Indonesia. He has been playing badminton since he was 10 years old in a club named Suryanaga Gudang Garam Surabaya.

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Novalia Agustianti