Badminton hall of fame recognition is ‘huge honour’ for Liliyana Natsir

© Liliyana Natsir FC Facebook
© Liliyana Natsir FC Facebook

Jakarta, Indonesia, June 19, 2022: Indonesian badminton great Liliyana Natsir was inducted into the World Badminton Federation Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 18.

Liliyana, who won Olympic Games mixed doubles gold at Rio 2016 and also four World Championship titles during her international career, described it as a “huge honour”.

In a Facebook post on Saturday, she said: “Today marked a new historical moment in my badminton career. I was pleasantly surprised when I was informed about making it into the prestigious BWF Hall of Fame after three years of retirement. 

“I would like to express my deep gratitude to @bwf.official for this huge honour. Thank you.”

The induction ceremony took place on the sidelines of the Indonesia Open at the iconic Istana Senayan badminton hall in Jakarta.