Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|Why this sport?
||He was influenced by his family.
|Name of coach
||Mulyo Handoyo [national], INA
||Melbourne, VIC, AUS
|Most influential person in career
||His family. (melbourne2006.com.au, 24 Mar 2006)
|Hero / Idol
||Chinese badminton player Lin Dan. (melbourne2006.com.au, 24 Mar 2006)
||His brother Hendri Saputra, and sisters Shinta Mulia Sari and Putri Sari Dewa Citri have all represented Singapore in badminton. Saputra won bronze in doubles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, while Shinta Mulia Sari won bronze in the team event at the 2015 South East Asian Games in Singapore. Putri Sari Dewa Citri competed in doubles at the 2017 Singapore Open. (straitstimes.com, 12 Apr 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 01 May 2018)
||FROM INDONESIA TO SINGAPORE
Born in Indonesia, he moved to Singapore in 2000 and joined the Singapore Badminton Association's [SBA] foreign talent scheme. (straitstimes.com, 12 Apr 2017; badmintonplanet.com, 23 Nov 2005)