Rionny Mainaky Calls Axelsen’s Counter Not Anthony, but Jonathan


Danish men’s singles badminton player, Viktor Axelsen, expresses his expression when facing Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (Indonesia) in the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open 2022 at Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, Jakarta, 17 June 2022.

BOLASPORT.COM – Head of the Development and Achievement Division of the Central Board of the Indonesian Badminton Association (Head of Binpres PP PBSI), Rionny Mainaky, said there was no need to be afraid of the dominance shown in the men’s singles from Denmark, Viktor Axelsen.

Viktor Axelsen is considered a ‘monster’ because he managed to carve an amazing record this year.

Viktor Axelsen has won at least six titles, one of which is the 2022 World Championship gold medal.

Now the Indonesian men’s singles squad that will compete in the Denmark Open 2022 is likely to face Viktor Axelsen.

Seeing Axelsen’s power like a monster, Rionny Mainaky, admitted that the representatives of the country need not be afraid if they have good preparation.

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“Well now he’s from the side of the game, training, preparation like this, we have to give pressure too,” said Rionny when meeting the media crew at the Cipayung National Training Center, East Jakarta, Wednesday (5/10/2022).

“Do not be scared rallyher. Maybe Axelsen’s reach is high, (but) we have to know how (far he can) lift the ball.”

Rionny then mentioned that one of the Indonesian representatives from Indonesia who could be a suitable opponent for Axelsen was Jonatan Christie.


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