Asian Games:Bagged 11th Gold from Karate,Indonesia Remains Top 5

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesian karateka Rifki Ardiansyah Arrosyiid presented a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.

    Rifki was the champion in the final round of the 60-kilogram Kumite match at the Plenary Hall, JCC Senayan, Central Jakarta, on Sunday, August 26.

    He won after defeating Iranian karateka Amir Mahdi Zadeh with a final score of 9-7.

    Rifki Ardiansyah Arrosyiid saat mengalahkan karateka Thailand  Siravit Sawangsri di penyisihan kumite -60 kg Asian Games 2018, Minggu, 26/8/2018. Rifki akhirnya merebut emas. (ANTARA FOTO/INASGOC/Yudhi Ginanjar)

    Rifki previously beat Hong Kong karateka with a score of 3-0 in the quarter-finals and then bested Malaysian karateka Prem Kumar Selvam with a score of 4-4.

    In the final match, Rifki once again showed his expertise as Indonesian karateka and brought home the eleventh gold medal.

    Achievement of Medals

    1. Chinese 72 51 31 154

    2. Japan 37 32 44 113

    3. South Korea 25 27 34 86

    4. Iran 14 13 9 36

    5. Indonesia 11 12 18 41

    6. North Korea 10 5 7 22

    7. Thailand 8 8 26 42

    8. Taiwan 7 11 13 31

    9. India 7 7 17 31

    10. Uzbekistan 5 10 9 24

    ANTARA