Badminton The Indonesian team is almost certain to pass many of its athletes to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. After eight national badminton players have entered the safety zone in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification ranks. However, the eight athletes still have to fight and collect point by point, so that their position not displaced and ensure tickets to the multi-world event.
As reported by tribunnews.com, based on the latest rankings of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifications, there are already eight representatives of the Indonesian Team currently in the safe zone.
Men’s doubles pair Marcus Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya are ranked at the top of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification, with a collection of 101,643 points, resulting from seven titles since the qualification took place in April 2019.
While Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan there is one strip below Markus / Kevin, which is ranked second.
The third men’s doubles representative, Fajar Alfian / Muhammad Rian was ranked sixth, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification.
Even so, the Dawn / Rian pair still has the potential to fail to Tokyo, because there will only be two participant slots for each country in each number.
Not only from men’s doubles, mixed doubles also provide hope for the Indonesian Team to be able to dispatch two representatives to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic arena.
Those who have the opportunity to go to the Olympics are Praveen Jordan / Melati Daeva Oktavianti, and also Hafiz Faizal / Gloria Emanuelle. The Preveen / Melati pair is now in fifth place in the world, while Hafiz / Gloria managed to move up to 8th place, after successfully qualifying for the final of Thailand Masters 2020 last week.
You need to know, that the mixed doubles sector, will be able to send the two pairs, if both of them can continue to be in the top eight of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification. While in the singles, the minimum limit for reaching tickets to Tokyo is ranked 16th.
In the single sector, Indonesian men’s singles duo, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Jonatan Christie have been confirmed safe, because their points will not be able to shake from the top eight.
Anthony, who just won the title at Indonesia Masters 2020, is ranked 4th. Then Jonatan is in 5th position.
While from the women’s doubles sector, Greysia Polii / Apriyani Rahayu and Gregoria Mariska (also women’s singles) became another badminton athlete who had a great chance to fly to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.