|Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||October 20, 1996|
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting is an Indonesian professional badminton player who had reached a peak world ranking of number 3 in the official BWF (Badminton World Federation) singles rankings, in February 2020. On the BWF World Tour, a series of elite badminton tournaments, as of April 2020, he has won the Super 500 Indonesia Masters (2018, 2020) and the Super 1000 China Open (2018). In the calendar year 2019, he had finished as a runner-up at 5 different events on the tour – the Super 300 Australian Open, the Super 500 Singapore Open, the Super 500 Hong Kong Open, the Super 1000 China Open, and the year-ending BWF World Tour Finals. In the BWF Superseries, held from 2007 to 2017 and succeeded by the BWF World Tour in 2018, he had won the 2017 Korea Open.
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
Cimahi, West Java, Indonesia
Professional Badminton Player
- Father – Edison Ginting
- Mother – Lucia Sriati
- Siblings – Anastasia Niken (Sister), Fransiskus Erwin Setiadi (Brother), Lorentius Satya Ananta (Brother), Natalia Elis Susanti (Sister)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Anthony has dated –
- Mitzi Abigail (2016-Present)
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Karo descent.
- Toned physique
- Short-cropped, side-parted hair
- Clean-shaven look
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Facts
- Anthony was introduced to the sport of badminton from a very young age. His father used to take him to local matches even when he was in kindergarten. A few years later, he had joined PB SGS PLN, a badminton club in Bandung, West Java.
- His talent had been noticed by scouts by the time he had turned 7 and within the next 2 years, he had started competing in local/regional tournaments. He grew up idolizing Indonesian badminton legend Taufik Hidayat who had won ‘Gold’ medals at the 2004 Athens Olympics and the 2005 Anaheim BWF World Championships roughly around the same time that Anthony had started playing competitively.
- Before he began competing at the senior level on the international stage in 2015, he had clinched the ‘Bronze’ medal in the boys’ singles event at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. At the 2014 Alor Setar BWF World Junior Championships, he had won the ‘Silver’ medal in the mixed team event and the ‘Bronze’ medal in the boys’ singles event.
- Representing Indonesia, at the 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Asian Games, he had won the ‘Bronze’ medal in the singles event and the ‘Silver’ medal in the men’s team event.
- In the prestigious Thomas Cup, often referred to as the World Men’s Team Championships, he had won the ‘Silver’ medal in 2016 (Kunshan) and the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2018 (Bangkok). In its mixed team equivalent, the Sudirman Cup, he had won the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2019 (Nanning).
- At the Badminton Asia Championships, in the men’s team event, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2016 (Hyderabad), 2018 (Alor Setar), and 2020 (Manila).
- At the Southeast Asian Games, in the men’s team event, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2015 (Singapore) and 2019 (Philippines).
- At the 2018 BWF Awards, he was nominated in the category of the ‘Most Improved Player of the Year’.
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