Youth and Sports Minister, Imam Nahrawi wrote his pride in Instagram social media accounts for badminton team men's team numbers after presenting Indonesia's first gold medal at the 2018 Asian Para Games after beating Malaysia 2-1 in the final at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Senayan in Jakarta, Sunday (7/10). He also expressed his gratitude for the first gold medal. He hopes the first gold medal won by Fredy Setiawan, Harfizh Briliansyah, Hary Susanto and Deva Anrimusthi to be a good start. Previously, Indonesia first took the first game points through the victory of two direct games won through SL4 men's singles: Fredy Setiawan over Muhammad Nurhilmie, 21-6, 21-12. Unfortunately, Indonesia's efforts to ensure gold earlier failed because the men's double pair: Hafizh Briliansyah Prawiranegara / Hary Susanto was conquered by two games directly 10-21, 17-21 by Cheah Liek Hou / Hoirul Fozi Saaba. Meanwhile, bronze medals were won jointly by Thailand and India. Thailand surrendered in the semi-final in the hands of Indonesia, while India was conquered by Malaysia.
Chief de Mission of the Indonesian Contingent, Arminsyah on Wednesday, October 10 proudly said that the target set by the government in the Asia Para Games event has exceeded.
“We got the news that it was calculated to get 18 gold medals which greatly adds to the assessment of gold is chess. We get 6 gold, and gold for lawn bowls branch. So there are 18 gold in total. We still have more than that, we will get more medals”, saidArminsyah
Arminsyah hopes that the addition of a gold medal will continue to occur for the Indonesian contingent, so that success is not only in the medal acquisition, the country's ranking in the total medals at the 2018 Asian Para Games, but also the existence of a Phycology team that maintains mentality and enthusiasm to compete with other disabled athletes in Indonesia.
The chess and lawn bowls sports branch were able to increase the Indonesian contingent's medal in the 2018 Asian Para Games which took place in Jakarta on Wednesday. This placed Indonesia in sixth temporary position with a total of 23 gold medals, 29 silver and 34 bronze until Thursday afternoon.The Indonesian chess team wins six gold, three silver, and three bronze medals in the chess category. Apart from chess and lawn bowls, the tennis branch contributes three gold medals, two silver and seven bronze medals.In addition, the Red-White Para-athletic team also contributes two gold medals, four silver medals and two bronze medals. Each gold medals was donated by Charisma Evi Tiarani at the women's T42 / T63 100-meter run and Putri Aulia on the women's 100-meter T13. Nurtani Purba in 73 kilograms. Meanwhile, Siti Mahmudah in the 79 kilogram class contributes an additional silver medal to the Asian Para Games weightlifting branch.The mixed ten-pin bowling team: Elsa Maris and Andrey contributed one silver medal in the fifth-day match on the mixed doubles number TPB4. Finally in the Para-swimming branch, Indriani Syuci added a silver medal collection to the S14 butterfly 100-meter swimming number. President Joko Widodo at the Sudirman Hall, Jakarta, Wednesday (10/10) during his visit to the arena of heavy-handed competition, predicted that the Indonesian contingent would win 20 gold medals and exceed the target of 16 gold medals.
Three goals, one from Alberto "Beto" Goncalves's heading and two from Irfan Jaya's kicks brought Indonesian national football team to beat Myanmar 3-0 in FIFA's international friendly on Wednesday (10/10).In the match held at Wibawa Mukti Stadium, Cikarang, West Java, Alberto Goncalves scored in the 19th minute, while Irfan Jaya scored his goal in the 25th and 39th minutes. Indonesian national team coach, Bima Sakti let his two naturalized players: Alberto "Beto" Goncalves and Stefano Lilipaly play from the start to help their team. Bima positioned Irfan Jaya and Febri Hariyadi on the right and left side.Playing with short passes and utilizing wing speed, Indonesia has repeatedly overwhelmed Myanmar's defence. Goals for Indonesia came in the 19th minute. Beto successfully converted Febri Hariyadi's goal tactic into a goal with his heading. Six minutes later, it was Irfan Jaya's turn to act. The player who was plotted as a right wing made good use of Beto's passing to beat Myanmar goalkeeper Sann Sat Naing and the score increased for Indonesia, 2-0. Indonesia continued to press; the third goal was created at the 39th minute by Irfan Jaya again who kicked the ball into the net after receiving a bouncing ball from Beto who hit the post. There were no additional goals afterwards; Indonesia won 3-0 until the match entered the break.Score 3 - 0 lasted until the end of the second round. Although the Bima Sakti coach made a lot of substitutions by providing opportunities for naturalized players: Esteban Vizcarra and Alfath Faathier. Even so, changes in players did not bring about fresh air to score any goals. Esteban Vizcarra had a chance in Myanmar's penalty box in the 85th minute, but his kicked ball was saved by goalkeeper, Sann Sat Naing. No additional goals were created in the second half. Indonesia won 3-0 over Myanmar.