Jakarta badminton team succeed to win 1st place at The Asia Junior Sports Exchange competition in Tokyo, Japan.
" This achievement make us able to retain title as the champion which is obtained last year"
Jakarta badminton team line ups are Abi Safin Karami (men's singles); Stephanie Wijaya (women's singles); Muhammad Ridhwanul Ulum and Stephanie Wijaya (mixed doubles); Siti Sarah Azzahra and Irgi Aprilla Hizkia (women's doubles); then Hendrawan and Abi Safin Karami (men's double).
Delegation team leader who also acts as Jakarta KDH KLN Bureau's Event Division Head, Sumartono mentioned, Jakarta has defeated Kuala Lumpur in final with score 3-2.
"This achievement makes us able to retain title as the champion which is obtained last year," he stated through electronic message from Tokyo, Monday (8/27).
Before final, he explained, Jakarta team has defeated badminton teams from Yangon, Iwate, and Seoul with landslide victories, 5-0.
"This achievement really makes us proud. Especially our disabled athlete, Mailani Qulbi Syafa'ul, also won the third place at Para Badminton Women," he conveyed.