Jonatan Christie succeeded in presenting the first gold medal in badminton for the men’s singles number, in the match which took place at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday (28/8).
In the midst of the boisterous support of the audience, Jojo defeated the badminton player from China Taipei, Chou Tien Chen. Winning the first set with a score of 21-18, Jojo had lost in the second set with a score of 20-22. But Jojo got up in the third set and beat Tien Chen with a score of 21-15.
With the gold medal from Jojo, Indonesia has collected a total of 23 gold medals. Until this news was published, Tuesday afternoon, Indonesia remained in fourth place with a total of 68 medals. [ft/au]