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Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Chairman of the Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) Gita Wirjawan expressed the most realistic target for Indonesia in Sudirman Cup badminton tournament was reaching the semifinals.
"If in the Sudirman Cup, the semi-finals have been great. It was a realistic target," said Gita met at the Badminton Friendly Match DPR-RI-PBSI Kemendag onDPR badminton court, Jakarta, on Monday.
In a match that will be held on May 19 to 26 next, at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia, Indonesia Sudirman Cup team into the group of death due to join India and defending champions China. Seeing this, Gita assess the competition to win the title pretty heavy for Indonesia.
Previously, Gita makes Sudirman Cup as one of the main targets of the PBSI than All England, World Championships and SEA Games. Since the first champion in the event the Sudirman Cup 1989, Indonesia has never again won the mixed team world championship title was. In 2011, the Indonesian team was only able to reach the semi-finals.
"The reality is that the power is evenly distributed, then the target is not too high. Realistic targets semi-final," said the PBSI chairman who is also the Minister of Trade.
Even so, Gita emphasizes preparations ahead of the tournament which has been designed including an increase in the duration of training and motivation to the team every week, is useful not only for the tournament but also for years to come.
"Of those programs, we'll see the results next 3-4 years. Important thing in the future," said Gita.
On the same occasion, the Division Head Christian Hadinata Pelatnas PBSI, said Indonesia had the opportunity really to see if it has been in the last eight. Later, runner ups still get through the group will be drawn again.
"We have eight of the first. Example China group winners, runners-up then if we still can expect to meet China again because then the runner up will be drawn again," said Christian.
He added, "And from there we can see our achievements up to that. And here not to happen again picky opponent.
"The point is if the group matches, if we have a strong point not to be stolen. By the time the five line-up is revealed, each of them should have chance to get point," said Christian.
The main team of Sudirman Cup, said Christian, will be announced on the 6th of May just in time for submission of the names of the players with a total of 20 players.
The knock-out stage drawing is really crucial for INA team as most likely INA will be out as runner-up group 1A as an impact being grouped with hot-fave CHN.
Hopefully INA will not face CHN once again too early in QF...
Ganda campuran Indonesia, Tontowi Ahmad (kanan) dan Liliyana Natsir.
JAKARTA, Kompas.com - Mantan ganda legendaris Indonesia, Ricky Subagja dan Rexy Mainaky bersama Chef de Mission Anton Subowo akan memimpin tim Indonesia dalam perebutan Piala Sudirman di Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Rexy Mainaky akan bertindak sebagai manajer tim Indonesia, dibantu Ricky sebagai wakil manajer. Kejuaraan dunia beregu campuran ini akan berlangsung di Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pada 19-26 Mei 2013 mendatang.
Sebanyak 19 pemain akhirnya terpilih untuk memperkuat tim Indonesia di ajang Piala Sudirman 2013. Nama-nama pemain dipilih berdasarkan seleksi yang dilakukan PP PBSI terhitung sejak diumumkannya daftar tim bayangan pada 28 Maret 2013 lalu.
Dalam daftar tersebut tdiak terdapat nama dua pemain tunggal putera utama Indonesia, Sony Dwi Kuncoro dan SImon Santoso.
Tim Indonesia menempati posisi ketujuh pada daftar unggulan. Indonesia berada di grup A yang berat bersama China dan India.
Berikut daftar pemain yang masuk tim inti Piala Sudirman 2013 :
1. Lindaweni Fanetri
2. Aprilia Yuswandari
3. Bellatrix Manuputty
4. Tommy Sugiarto
5. Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka
6. Angga Pratama
7. Rian Agung Saputro
8. Muhammad Ahsan
9. Hendra Setiawan
10. Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
11. Greysia Polii
12. Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
13. Gebby Ristiyani Imawan
14. Meiliana Jauhari
15. Lilyana Natsir
16. Tontowi Ahmad
17. Muhammad Rijal
18. Debby Susanto
19. Fran Kurniawan Teng
Former Indonesian pair, Ricky Subagja dan Rexy Mainaky along with the Chef de Mission Anton Subowo will lead Indonesian team for Sudirman Cup competition ini Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Rexy Mainaky will act as the manager, assisted by Ricky as vice Manager. The world mixed team championship will be held this time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19-26 Mei 2013.
19 players had been chosen to strengthen Indonesian team in Sudirman Cup 2013. Names chosen by selection done by PB PBSI since the shadow team announced on 28 March .
Two main men single players Sony Dwi Kuncoro and Simon Santoso are not on the official list.
Indonesian team is on 7th seeded and joining tough Group A with China and India.
Indonesian team for Sudirman Cup listed as follow : 1. Lindaweni Fanetri 2. Aprilia Yuswandari 3. Bellatrix Manuputty 4. Tommy Sugiarto 5. Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 6. Angga Pratama 7. Rian Agung Saputro 8. Muhammad Ahsan 9. Hendra Setiawan 10. Nitya Krishinda Maheswari 11. Greysia Polii 12. Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah 13. Gebby Ristiyani Imawan 14. Meiliana Jauhari 15. Lilyana Natsir 16. Tontowi Ahmad 17. Muhammad Rijal 18. Debby Susanto 19. Fran Kurniawan Teng