Indonesia again added 2 gold, each of which was obtained from paragliding and wall climbing. Jafro Megawanto donated gold through paragliding, the exact number of men’s accuracy on Thursday (08/23/2018) and Indonesian women’s rock climbing athlete, the spiderwoman Aries Susanti Rahayu, successfully won the Asian Games 2018 gold on the rock climbing sports speed on Sport Climbing at Jakabaring Sport City on Thursday (08/23/2018).
Previously, Jafro won gold through a precise number landing the men’s team with Aris Apriansyah Joni Effendi, Hening Paradigma and Roni Pratama. This is the second gold record for Jafro Megawanto at the Asian Games 2018.
Meanwhile, Indonesia also won medals on the number of women’s individual landing accuracy. Rika Wijayanti won the bronze medal after appearing as the third best in that number. The gold medal itself was won by paragliding athletes from Thailand, Nunnapat Phuchong. While Lee Da-gyeom (South Korea) who finished second was entitled to a silver medal.
No less proud is the Indonesian women’s rock climbing athlete, Aries Susanti Rahayu who donated gold to the women’s speed number for Indonesia at the Asian Games 2018 in Palembang.
In the Indonesian all final match in the category of individual speed women, Aries Susanti Rahayu beat Puji with a time of 7.61 seconds. While Puji Lestari who recorded a time of 7.98 seconds is entitled to a silver medal. Aries Susanti Rahayu posted 8.19 to beat Narada Displaced from Thailand in the last 16. Aries’ move in the round of 16 was followed by Puji Lestari who recorded 8.88 times when facing Malaysia’s Amalina Syairah.
In the last eight, Aries climbed the wall with a time of 8.09 and confirmed the ticket to the semifinals. Puji Lestari, who faced Lee Hungying in the quarter-finals, did not need to work hard to ensure a ticket to the semifinals because his opponent was disqualified for stealing a start.
The women’s semifinal brings together a duel between Indonesia and China because Aries meets Song Yiling and Puji competes with He Cuilan.
Aries who lost the start managed to catch up in the last part and recorded a time of 7.64 seconds while ensuring the ticket to the top party. The final brought together Indonesian athletes after Puji posted a time of 7.84 to move to the final.
With the addition of 2 gold medals, Indonesia is now ranked 5th in the 2018 Asian Games medal standings.