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Injured Olympian Eko remains too strong for opponents at PON

  • Mustaqim Adamrah

    The Jakarta Post

Pekanbaru, Riau | Thu, September 13 2012 | 07:15 am

PREMIUM London Olympian Eko Yuli Irawan tried to stay calm as he readied himself for his third attempt at 167 kilograms in the clean and jerk at the National Games (PON) on Wednesday.

He failed. Given the fact that his previous lift of 165 kilograms at the second attempt was insurmountable, he was still assured of gold.

Still battling a shin injury sustained at the 2011 SEA Games, his run t...