WIJAYA Hendra < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Singapore   
Gender Men
Born 27 Dec 1985
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Singapore
General Interest
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)
Sport Specific Information
Handedness Left
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Singapore
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
General Interest
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)
Famous relatives 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)
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Mulyo Handoyo [national], INA
Why this sport? He was influenced by his family.