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Best of Asia: Shesar Hiren Rhustavito

Shesar Hiren Rhustavito is an Indonesian badminton player, he plays in men's singles. And currently he is ranked 19th in the world. Rhustavito who was born in Sukoharjo, March 3, 1994. He is famously called as Vito and he already has many achievements in the field of badminton both nationally and internationally. 

He began snatching titles for his brilliant achievements back in 2012. Surprisingly, Vito had dreams of becoming a soccer player when he was little. When asked why he changed his dream to become a soccer player, he said that Sigit Budiarto and Taufik Hidayat were the reason why he started an interest in badminton. Vito religiously watches Sigit Budiarto and Taufik Hidayat at any tournaments. 

Shesar Hiren Rhustavito stole the attention of badminton fans in Indonesia after scoring points for Indonesia in the 2020 Thomas Cup event which was held on 9-17 October 2021. He managed to become a hero of Indonesia's victory after defeating Thailand’s Adulrach Namkul on the second match day. 

His career in badminton began in 2007 when he joined Djarum Badminton Club. Vito was one of the very first players that was able to represent Indonesia at the 2010 Asian Junior Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The same player who was questioning his skills and abilities in badminton in his early days, has grown into an athlete with many achievements. His strong determination led him to explore his talents to the success he is today.

To this day, Vito's career has recorded more than 148 wins from 230 matches. He is now the third Indonesian men's singles champion in the national training, after Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Jonatan Christie.

 

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