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268 Players from 20 Countries to compete in Indonesia Open 2023 at Istora Senayan

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Jakarta, IO – Badminton Super Series Premier tournament Indonesia Open 2023 will take place at Istora Senayan on 13-18 June.

According to Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) secretary general Moh Fadil Imran, the total prize in this championship is US$1.3 million (Rp20 billion).

“This tournament is Super 1000 level which is the highest in the BWF World Tour series and the world’s top players will certainly take part to earn points for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics,” Fadil told Observerid.com, Monday (12/6).

Some of the world’s top players to take part include men’s singles shuttlers Viktor Axelsen of Denmark to rising Japanese star Kodai Naraoka and Kunlavut Vitidsarn from Thailand; women’s singles players Akane Yamaguchi (Japan), An Se Young (Korea) and Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) and men’s doubles players Liu Yu Chen/Ou Xuan Yi (China) and Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik (Malaysia).

Women’s doubles players Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan (China) also returned after being absent at the Indonesia Masters in January as are their compatriots in the mixed doubles, Zheng Si Wei/Huang Ya Qiong.

“As the host, Indonesia will send its best players in every category. Among them, Jonatan Christie, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, Gregoria Mariska Tunjung, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan, and Apriyani Rahayu/Siti Fadia Silva  Ramadhanti and Rinov ivaldy/Pitha Haningtyas Mentari,” explained Fadil.

The tournament, sponsored by Kapal Api Group, will also present cultural performances, both traditional and with the Sportainment concept, featuring contemporary world-class badminton matches, art installations, murals and music concerts to liven up the prestigious event.

“On behalf of PBSI, I would like to welcome all the world’s top badminton athletes who will compete in Indonesia Open 2023 tournament. And to the audience who love Indonesian badminton, let’s come watch and fully support our Indonesian athletes, we will show that we are  the world’s best supporters,” said Fadil.

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The following is the schedule:

1. Tuesday, 13 June 2023 – Round of 32 – 9am WIB

 2. Wednesday, 14 June 2023 – Round of 32 – 9am WIB

3. Thursday, 15 June 2023 – Round of 16 – 9am WIB

4. Friday, 16 June 2023 – Quarterfinals – 12 noon WIB

5. Saturday, 17 June 2023 – Semifinals – 12 noon WIB

6. Sunday, 18 June 2023 – Finals – 12 noon. (rr)

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