The Indonesian badminton team, who participated in the 2020 Thomas Cup in Denmark, managed to bring back the Thomas Cup.


SOE Minister Erick Thohir praised the players for their achievements at the 2020 Thomas Cup and said Indonesia was once again happy to have this prestigious trophy after waiting 19 years. rice field.

“The thirst for 19 years has finally disappeared. We thank the Indonesian badminton hero who won the Thomas Cup, the symbol of the world’s men’s badminton hegemony, which was last achieved in 2002,” said Eric on his Instagram account. I am writing in. , Quoted on Monday (October 18, 2021).

He added that Indonesian badminton players can still show their splendor even in the midst of tough international sports competitions.

Through his victory at the 2020 Thomas Cup, badminton proved that Indonesia could compete in the world class, he said.

“Indonesia’s badminton provides again evidence that we are a great country and as a country we can compete on the world stage in all areas, especially in the economic sector,” he writes.


Minister Eric is known to have uploaded several portraits of Indonesian badminton players competing in the Thomas Cup.

As you can see, the athlete went around and hugged in the final to celebrate the 3-0 victory over China.

“Thanks to the fights of Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, Jonatan Christie, Shezar Hillen Rustavito and Chico Aura Dwi Waldyo,” said Minister Eric.

“Then Marcus Fernardi Gideon, Kevin Sanjaya Skamulho, Hendra Setiawan, Mohammad Asan, Fajar Alfian, Muhammad Rian Ardianto, Leo Rory Carnando, Daniel Martin,” he said. We thank them.

He also admitted that he was impressed with the strategy and cohesion built by competing teams.

“Remember to pay tribute to the strategy and unity built by the team of managers and coaches. The hard work to prepare a team reinforced by young talent is that badminton is always the pride of Indonesia. Shows, “concludes Minister Eric. upload.