Etty Tantri

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Eti Lesmina Tantra, also known as Etty Tantri (Chinese: 蒂·坦蒂; pinyin: Dì·tǎn dì, born 14 October 1975), is an Indonesian badminton player of Chinese descent who has represented Indonesia, and later the United States, in international tournaments.


Etty and Cynthia Tuwankotta won the French Open (1997), becoming the first Indonesians to win a women's doubles title, and the Polish Open (1997).[1] Etty and Cynthia Tuwankotta were bronze medalists at the 1999 Badminton Asia Championships after losing to Ge Fei and Gu Jun. Etty was a gold medalist for the Women's team and Women's Doubles team at the 1999 Southeast Asian Games with Cynthia Tuwankotta. Etty competed in women's doubles at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney with Cynthia Tuwankotta, but they were eliminated in the quarterfinals, defeated by Ge Fei and Gu Jun. Etty and Minarti Timur were runners-up in Women's Doubles at the 2000 Asian Badminton Championships after losing to Lee Hyo-jung and Yim Kyung-jin. In mixed doubles, she won the Polish Open (1997) with Flandy Limpele and U.S Open (2002, 2003) with Tony Gunawan.

Etty was a member of several Indonesian Uber Cup (women's international) teams achievements are only satisfied to get bronze 2000.[clarification needed]

Personal life[edit]

Etty married Tony Gunawan, a 2000 Olympic Games men's doubles gold medalist, in July 29, 2002, at the Monte Carlo Chapel in Las Vegas. They have two sons - Christopher and Leon.


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