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Learn Taekwondo Since Elementary School, Fikri Won Third Place in Malaysia

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ITS Campus, ITS News– Fikri Nurhidayat, ITS delegate who successfully won the third champion in light categories in the 4th Gewinn Malaysia Open International Taekwondo Championship event. This competition lasted for three days since (2/8) in Juara Bukit Kiara Stadium, Malaysia.

The 4th Gewinn Malaysia Open International Taekwondo Championship itself is an international Taekwondo competition organized by Malaysia. This event involved participation from various countries, including Nepal, China, Brazil, Canada, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Oman, Afghanistan, and Uzbekistan.

There are six classes contested in this competition: fin, Fly, bantam, feather, light, and heavy. Fikri represents Indonesia in the light class, with a weight category of 63.1 to 68 kilograms.

It is not easy for Fikri to be able to entrenched the in the third position, considering that its competitors tend to have physical advantages. “My first match won against the Malaysian delegation with the acquisition of 13-5, as well as in the second game I still won with the acquisition of 19-5. Unfortunately, in a semi-finals match, I had to be complacent after being defeated by the Indian delegation with the final value of 9-5, “he said.

Although he is still young, the 2018 Physics engineering student was proven to be able to demonstrate its ability in the international arena. Previously, Fikri also managed to record various achievements in Taekwondo such as 1st winner UM Open 2018, 1st winner of Student Sports Week DKI Jakarta province, to 1st winner of Sumpah Pemuda Championship. Besides, this achievement is not earned instantly. Fikri said that he had been in the taekwondo since he was seated in a second class elementary school. (ram/qi/rev)

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