3 Indonesian Badminton Players Banned From Playing For Life by BWF, Who Are They?

3 Indonesian Badminton Players Banned From Playing For Life by BWF, Who Are They?

Badminton is one of the sports that is most popular with Indonesian people. In fact, thanks to badminton, Indonesia’s name is known on the international stage.

Many Indonesian athletes have succeeded in winning awards from international badminton competitions. However, there is a dark side behind the sport of badminton.

The reason is, there are three Indonesian badminton athletes who were apparently banned from playing for life by the BWF or Badminton World Federation.

This punishment was given not without reason, the three Indonesian badminton athletes who received the ban were proven to have violated the established rules.

Who are the three Indonesian badminton athletes who have been banned from playing for life by the BWF?

Indonesian Badminton Athletes Who Are Banned from Playing

1. Androw Yunanto

Androw Yunanto is one of the Indonesian badminton players who has been hit by a permanent ban from the BWF. He was accused of being involved in the match-fixing incident.

In total, Androw manipulated scores in four matches at once. The sentence imposed on Androw Yunanto was even heavier because he was proven uncooperative in the BWF investigation.

2. Hendra Tandjaya

Hendra Tanjaya was banned for life from playing badminton by the BWF because of match fixing. He is known to have played in the doubles category before receiving punishment from the BWF.

Then, Hendra competed in men’s doubles and mixed doubles. Match Fixing carried out by Hendra was no less than a total of 10 matches. He made a profit from match fixing.

3. Ivandi Danang

Finally, there is Ivandi Danang who was banned for life by the BWF from playing badminton because he was suspected of aiding and abetting match fixing in two badminton matches.

He was accused of funding Hendra Tanjaya’s match fixing in 2021. Not only that, Ivandi also placed bets on matches played by Hendra.

 

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