Liliyana Natsir is one of the best Indonesian mixed double badminton player. This is the fact that we gather about Liliyana Natsir
1. Her current playing partner is Tontowi Ahmad
2. Her previous playing partner is Nova Widianto
3. She is born in Sulawesi Island, in the city which are famous of coconut tree and Bunaken marine park.
4. She have same birthday with a famous singer who have a song titled “Home”
Liliyana Natsir was born at September 9, 1985.
5. Many Indonesian call her “kak Butet”. As her fame increased, many looked her as their idol.
6. She win BWF World Championships in the mixed doubles three times, making her the first female to win the title for three times.
Silver medal Mixed Doubles – 2008 Beijing
Gold medal Mixed Doubles – 2005 Anaheim, 2007 Kuala Lumpur, 2013 Guangzhou
Silver medal Mixed Doubles – 2009 Hyderabad
Bronze medal Mixed Doubles – 2011 London and 2015 Jakarta
Badminton World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2006 Yiyang Mixed Doubles
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – hird place 2002 Pretoria
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Pretoria Girls’ Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Pretoria Mixed Team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Wuhan Mixed Doubles
Gold medal – first place 2006 Johor Bahru Mixed Doubles
Silver medal – second place 2008 Johor Bahru Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2010 New Delhi Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Johor Bahru Women’s Doubles
Asia Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Jakarta Mixed Doubles
Silver medal – second place 2014 Incheon Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Women’s Team
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – Mixed Doubles – 2005 Manila, 2009 Vientiane, and 2011 Palembang
Gold medal – Women’s Doubles –2007 Nakhon Ratchasima
Silver medal – Women’s Doubles – 2003 Hanoi
Gold medal – Women’s Team – 2007 Nakhon Ratchasima
Silver medal – Women’s Team – 2009 Vientiane and 2011 Palembang
Bronze medal – Women’s Team – 2003 Hanoi and 2005 Manila
Silver medal – Team – 2008 Jakarta
Bronze medal – Team – 2010 Kuala Lumpur
Silver medal Mixed Team – second place 2007 Glasgow
Bronze medal Mixed Team – 2009 Guangzhou and 2011 Qingdao
Liliyana Natsir is the symbol of Indonesian pride in badminton sport. Indonesia recorded many histories in badminton by their player. Some of the big name that make history in Indonesian Badminton are Rudi Hartono, Susi Susanti, and Taufik Hidayat. Liliyana Natsir is alreasy as famous as those player.