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RI athlete wins gold at IFSC World Cup

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, April 29 2019   /  12:47 am
I beat the rock: Indonesian wall-climbing athlete Alfian M. Fajri celebrates as he wins the 2019 Chongqing Climbing Competition during a final event in Chongqing, China, on Friday.(Antara/Hendra Nurdiyansyah)(Antara/Hendra Nurdiyansyah)

I beat the rock: Indonesian wall-climbing athlete Alfian M. Fajri celebrates as he wins the 2019 Chongqing Climbing Competition during a final event in Chongqing, China, on Friday.(Antara/Hendra Nurdiyansyah)An Indonesian sport climber has won a gold medal at the IFSC World Cup in Chongqing, China. Alfian M. Fajri, who competed in the men’s speed world record category, clocked in at 5.961 seconds, defeating Kostiantyn Pavlenko of Ukraine, who completed his climb in 6.310 seconds. Third place was secured by Sergey Rukin of Russia, who recorded a time of 6.808 seconds. The feat was not easy for Sergey as he was involved in tight competition with China’s Zhong Qixin, who failed to complete his climb after falling. Alfian previously won a gold medal at the Asian Championship in Kurayoshi, Japan in November last year. “My deepest gratitude goes out to all my supporters who have enabled ...