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Asian Games: Indonesian swimmers secure four tickets in finals

  • Gemma Holliani Cahya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, August 19, 2018   /   04:04 pm
Asian Games: Indonesian swimmers secure four tickets in finals Indonesian swimmer I Gede Siman Sudartawa competes in Asian Games preliminary round in men’s backstroke 100m in Jakarta on Sunday. (INASGOC/Andika Wahyu)

Indonesia's swimmers have managed to secure four tickets so far to the final round, which will take place later at 6 p.m. at the Gelora Bung Karno Aquatic Center in Jakarta on the first day of the swimming competition.

The first spot in the final was earned by 22-year-old Fitriyati Nurul Fajar in the women’s 200 m backstroke. She clocked a time of 2:18:64 in the preliminary round.

Dewi Ressa Kania has also secured final spot, after clocking in at 17:29 in the women’s 1,500m freestyle.

Gede Siman Sudartawa bagged a spot in the final after clocking 55:48 in the men’s 100-meter backstroke.

Lastly, Adinda Larasanti Dewi, Ressa Kania Dewi, Sagita Putri Krisdewanti and Patricia Yosita Hapsari also got through to the final after finishing in 3:52:49 in the women’s 4x100 m freestyle.