SEA Games: Badminton Women's Team Settles for Silver



Laila Afifa

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Indonesian women's team bagged the silver medal after losing the final match to Thailand 3 at the 2019 SEA Games. At the Muntilupa Sport Complex Manila, Tuesday, December 3, the Indonesian team lost 1-3.

    Gregoria Mariska Tunjung opened the first battle and lost it to in a three-set game, 21-13, 12-21, 21-14.

    Doubles Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istarani/Apriyani Rahayu managed to tie things up after beating Rawinda Prajongjai/Puttita Supajirakul 21-17, 21-18.

    The next singles game saw Fitriani losing from Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-8, 21-10. Thailand secured their victory after Indonesia's second doubles Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti/Ribka Sugiarto lost to Chayanit Chaladchalam/Phataimas Muenwong, 21-8, 21-17.

    Tomorrow, the Indonesian men's team will be fighting Malaysia for gold. 

    Rina Widiastuti