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RI titans dominant at Games

Jakarta   /   Tue, July 8 2008   /  10:21 am

PODIUM MOMENT: Weightlifter Triyatno of East Kalimantan (top, center) enjoys the moment after winning gold in the men’s 62-kilogram event at Hevindo Sports Hall in Balikpapan on Monday. Eko Santoso of Central Java took silver and Cacarno of West Java grabbed the bronze. The country's top weightlifters dominated the first day of the National Games' weightlifting competition at Hevindo Sports Hall in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, on Monday. World junior champion and 2007 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medalist Eko Yuli Irawan of East Kalimantan won the gold medal in the men's 56 kilograms. Finishing second was another national team member, Jadi Setiadi of Lampung, while Jambi lifter Rusdi came third. Eko's East Kalimantan teammate Triyatno, also a 2007 SEA Games champion, won the men's 62 kilograms, outpowering Eko Santoso of Central Java and Cacarno of West...