Badminton is arguably Indonesia’s most successful sport. Indonesia has won gold medals in badminton in every Olympic Games since the sport was first introduced to the Olympics in 1992, with the exception of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Why is Indonesia so good at badminton?
Colin Brown from Curtin University, through this paper (Sport, Politics, and Ethnicity), argues that a big factor in why Indonesia is so good at badminton is badminton’s inclusivity towards ethnic minorities (most notably ethnic Chinese) throughout its history in the country.
Is soccer big in Indonesia?
Association football is the most popular sport in Indonesia, in terms of annual attendance, participation and revenue. Liga 1, the Indonesian domestic league is popular. … The national body is the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI).
Who is best badminton player in world?
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|4||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen|
Who is the most famous person in Indonesia?
The most Indonesian celebrity of all, at around one million years old, is Pithecanthropus, also known as Java Man.