Coach Rionny Mainaky joins national badminton crew after stint with Japan


Speculation approximately who will take charge of the united states of America’s ladies’ singles squad was eventually positioned to relaxation on Friday, with the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) pronouncing that it had appointed Ronny Mainaky to teach Gregoria Mariska Tunjung and her teammates. Ronny will be accompanied by using assistant educate Minarti Timur, who has been with the team considering that 2017, and Herli Djaenudin, who will instruct the junior squad.

Coach Rionny Mainaky joins national badminton crew after stint with Japan 1

Ronny will formally take the price of the countrywide squad on the Cipayung education camp on April 1. In an assertion launched using the association, PBSI claimed it had chosen Ronny earlier this yr but decided to postpone the declaration until this month as he became still beneath agreement with the Japanese national crew. PBSI head of improvement and fulfillment Susy Susanti said she was very selective in deciding on the ladies’ singles squad’s instruction because it changed into considered a weak factor in Indonesian badminton. “We have been looking [for the right coach] because remaining 12 months. We had drawn up an extensive listing of names, a number of them even proposed themselves, even as others we have been looking,” she stated. “We couldn’t close our eyes to the strength of the Japanese women’s singles squad, and we need our gamers to be like them,” she introduced. The new appointment will see every other Mainaky brother be part of the countrywide crew. Richard Mainaky is presently in fee of the mixed doubles squad. Previously, the development and fulfillment branch become led via Rexy Mainaky.