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RI top rower injured in electric shock incident

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, February 14 2018   /  12:28 am

Dewi Yuliawati (Antara)Indonesian rowing has been rocked following an incident involving medal-hopeful Dewi Yuliawati, who is among the top athletes being groomed for the upcoming 18th Asian Games.

Dewi, 20, suffered an electric shock as she attended a training session in the national camp on Cileunca Lake in Pengalengan, West Java, on Sunday.

National rowing coach Muhammad Hadris said the rower was being treated at the Soreang General Hospital in Bandung regency. Hadris said Dewi was making good progress two days after the accident.

“She is getting better,” Hadris told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.

“She indeed seemed confused for about 12 hours after the accident. But, now she’s already talking. The doctor said we’re only waiting for her burns to heal,” he added.

The accident occurred on Sunday morning when Dewi was assigned to solo traini...