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The 18th Asian Games saw the arrival of some new athletic stars for Indonesia.
Hurdler Emilia Nova won Indonesia’s first track medal in the Asian Games in 20 years. She reached national-level training without going through a selection process.
Fortunately, Sapwaturrahman, 24, has a lot of willpower. If not, Indonesia might have had one less medal in the Asian Games, namely a bronze medal in the men’s long lump.
Some young athletes in Indonesia’s badminton team have soared in the 2018 Asian Games. The strongest are still the men’s doubles Marcus/Kevin.
Surprisingly, Indonesia won a gold medal in tennis. The last Asian Games tennis gold was 28 years ago.
Not once, has Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi, 45, missed attending the 2018 Asian Games competitions since the continental sporting event kicked off on August 18.
The Indonesian pencak silat team scored a surprise victory by becoming the overall 2018 Asian Games champions. The key of their success is the presence of young athletes and changes in training patterns.
Despite training with limited facilities, the speed climbing athlete has made an impressive achievement in the 2018 Asian Games. She is concerned about the preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.