The Jakarta Post
Winning shuttlers: Retailer Time International presented a TAG Heuer timepiece to men's badminton medalists (from left) Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, Jonatan "Jojo" Christie, Irwan Danny Mussry, Kevin Sanjaya, Fajar Alfian and Muhammad RIan Ardianto at a private event at its Senayan City outlet on Aug. 30. (JP/Handout)
Taking its cue from the government, which awarded cash bonuses to its 2018 Asian Games medalists, Time International presented the Indonesia men's badminton medalists with TAG Heuer watches.
Six men's singles and doubles shuttlers from the Indonesia team were presented with a TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01 during a private event at the brand’s Senayan City boutique on Thursday.
“Congratulations to the Indonesian badminton team for their win at the 2018 Asian Games," Time International president and CEO Irwan Danny Mussry said in a press release. "We are very proud to present the TAG Heuer watches for their brilliant performances that will inspire many youths to work hard and pursue their dreams. Their achievements signify the excellency of Indonesian athletes and they are the pride of the Indonesian people.”
Jonatan "Jojo" Christie defeated Taiwan’s Chou Tien-chen to become the country's first men's singles champion of the Asian Games since 2006. Men's doubles pair Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, nicknamed "Minions", claimed another gold in an all-Indonesian final, leaving the silver for Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto. Anthony Sinisuka Ginting took home the bronze medal in men’s singles.
Time International said it had chosen the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01, which has a skeleton dial and comes with a perforated rubber strap, because the medalists shared the same spirit as the sporty timepiece: dynamic, innovative and inspirational. (mut)