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Indonesia organizes first water polo league

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, February 22 2020   /  02:12 am
Buoyant moment: The Indonesian men’s water polo team secures its first gold medal by defeating regional water polo giant Singapore at the Philippines SEA Games on Nov. 29, 2019. (tribunnews/courtesy of PBPRIS)(tribunnews/courtesy of PBPRIS)

Buoyant moment: The Indonesian men’s water polo team secures its first gold medal by defeating regional water polo giant Singapore at the Philippines SEA Games on Nov. 29, 2019. (tribunnews/courtesy of PBPRIS)After winning its first gold medal at the SEA Games in Manila last December against water polo giant Singapore, the Indonesian Swimming Association (PRSI) is gearing up to organize its first league.The Indonesian men’s water polo team surprised many, especially Indonesian fans, when it defeated Singapore and put an end to its years of dominance in the sport. Singapore had secured 27 consecutive gold medals at the biennial event.The league is set to run at Gelora Bung Karno’s aquatics stadium from March 3 until June.Nine aquatics clubs from the capital, including big clubs such as the Millennium Aquatics Swimming Club, owned by former national top swimmer Albert C. Sutanto, wil...