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Putting it briefly: Rehan, Fadia victorious at Asia Junior

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, July 31 2017   /  01:16 am
Golden pose: Indonesia’s mixed doubles pair of Rehan Naufal (left) and Fadia Ramadhanti pose with their gold medals after winning the 2017 Badminton Asia Junior Championships individual event in Jakarta on Sunday. Rehan and Fadia outclassed South Korea’s Sung Seung-na and Ah Yeong-seong in the finals.(Courtesy of PBSI)

Golden pose: Indonesia’s mixed doubles pair of Rehan Naufal (left) and Fadia Ramadhanti pose with their gold medals after winning the 2017 Badminton Asia Junior Championships individual event in Jakarta on Sunday. Rehan and Fadia outclassed South Korea’s Sung Seung-na and Ah Yeong-seong in the finals.(Courtesy of PBSI)The only Indonesian pair to reach the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2017 finals for the individual’s event, Rehan Naufal Kusharjanto and Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti, came out as champions of the Under-19 mixed doubles tournament on Sunday.

Rehan and Fadia’s gold-medal achievement gave Indonesia, this year’s host country, at least one thing to celebrate. The pair, fifth seed here, outclassed third-seed pair Sung Seung-na and Ah Yeong-seong of South Korea 21-19, 19-21, 21-9.

“We’re extremely happy with the final result. Initially, we targeted...