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Indonesia sweeps all 12 roller-skating golds

Jakarta   /   Tue, November 15 2011   /  08:00 am

Indonesian roller skaters claimed four more gold medals at the Jakabaring Sports Center on Monday, capturing all 12 gold medals in the sport’s first appearance at the Southeast Games.

On the badminton courts, Thailand’s women’s team showed it is a force to be reckoned with by upsetting Indonesia to claim the women’s team gold medal, beating Indonesia 3-1.

However there was little doom and gloom elsewhere, as Indonesia won two gold medals each in vovinam, wrestling, tae kwon do and karate.

The host nation also took one gold medal each in track-and-field, wall climbing, swimming, bridge, cycling and shooting.

Indonesian Erlangga Ardianza finished first in the men’s 3,000-meter roller skating race, while fellow squad member Ajeng Anindya Prasalita finished first in the women’s 3,000-meter on Monday afternoon, ensuring Indonesia’s dominance.

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