Hary/Leani Contribute Second Gold, Jokowi Congratulates

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1NEWS, Leani Ratri Oktila showed an extraordinary performance at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics. President Joko Widodo did not forget to convey his praise.

As previously reported, Leani Ratri Oktila again contributed medals for the Indonesian contingent at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics. In total she has won two gold and one silver.

She contributed the two golds, respectively, to Leani Ratri Oktila when she was paired with Khalimatus Sadiyah in the women’s doubles and another gold was won when she paired with Hary Susanto in the mixed doubles. While one silver medal for Leani Ratri was obtained from the women’s singles number.

“Nothing can stop Leani Ratri Oktila from winning medals for Indonesia at the Tokyo Paralympics. Yesterday, she presented a gold medal in women’s doubles badminton. Today, she won two medals in two finals,” President Jokowi said via his personal Instagram.

“He won the gold medal in the mixed doubles with Hary Susanto. Then in the previous match, Leani Ratri Oktila won a silver medal in the women’s singles. Thus Leani has contributed two gold medals and one silver for Indonesia. Congratulations once again to Leani Ratri Oktila and Hary Susanto,” he continued.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia (Menpora RI) Zainudin Amali said he was proud and grateful for the achievement of the Indonesian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, which won 9 medals and made Indonesia’s ranking rise to 43rd.

“Alhamdulillah, the results of the Indonesian contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in 2021 are 2 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals and 4 Bronze Medals. This makes Indonesia’s position rise to rank 43,” said Minister of Youth and Sports Amali in Jakarta, Sunday (5/9).[]


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