Born: September 9, 1985 From: Manado, North Sulawesi Height: 168 cm
A badminton doubles specialist, Liliyana and her partner Tontowi Ahmad became the first Indonesian mixed doubles pair to win Olympic gold with a victory over Malaysia at
Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Previously, at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, she and partner Nova Widianto won silver. In mixed doubles, she has been a three-time World Champion and three-time All-England champion. She plans to retire after competing in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. Nicknamed Butet, she proudly defies gender stereotypes by keeping her hair short and competing in shorts, rather than a skirt.