Indonesia Harvests 8 Asian Games Gold from Pencak Silat

The sport of pencak silat managed to win eight gold medals at the Asian Games for Indonesia, Monday (27/8).

According to data from the Asian Games website, in the morning, pencak silat athlete Puspa Arum Sari contributed gold from the women’s individual art event, the pair Yola Primadona Jampil and Hendy won the gold medal for the men’s pair art event, and Nunu Nugraha and Asep Yuldan Sani for the arts number. boys team.

Indonesia’s gold medal in traditional martial arts continues. Abdul Malik presented gold medals for the men’s number class 50 kg-55 kg, Iqbal Chandra Utama in the men’s number class 60 kg -65 kg, Komang Harik Adi Putra for the men’s number 65 kg – 70 kg, Aji Bangkit Pamungkas in the number 85 kg – 90 kg , and finally, Sarah Tria Monita for the women’s number in the 55kg -60kg class.

With the acquisition of three gold medals from pencak silat, Indonesia’s gold medal gain skyrocketed to 20 medals and rose back to fourth place, overtaking Iran which previously had risen to fourth position. Indonesia’s total medal tally until this news was revealed Monday afternoon was 60 medals. [ft/au]

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