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Windy takes up baton for Olympics

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, October 17 2019   /  12:26 am
Strong woman: Indonesian lifter Windy Cantika Aisah trains at the Kwini national training center in Jakarta on Tuesday. The Indonesian Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Bodybuilding Association (PABBSI) hopes its lifters emerge victorious at the 2019 SEA Games in Manila in November and December.(Antara/M. Risyal Hidayat)(PABBSI) hopes its lifters emerge victorious at the 2019 SEA Games in Manila in November and December.(Antara/M. Risyal Hidayat)

Strong woman: Indonesian lifter Windy Cantika Aisah trains at the Kwini national training center in Jakarta on Tuesday. The Indonesian Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Bodybuilding Association (PABBSI) hopes its lifters emerge victorious at the 2019 SEA Games in Manila in November and December.(Antara/M. Risyal Hidayat)Indonesia has found a rising new star in young lifter Windy Cantika Aisah as she takes up the baton for Indonesian female weightlifting from Olympian Sri Wahyuni in the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.Sri, a 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, took maternity leave earlier this year from the national training camp for Tokyo.As one of the hopefuls, Sri’s departure left a void in the Indonesian Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Bodybuilding Association (PABBSI), until Windy stepped up and showed her potential by snatching a silver medal in the International Weightliftin...