The Indonesian Basketball National Team Wins the 2021 SEA Games Gold Medal – 1NEWS

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The Indonesian men’s basketball team made history by winning a gold medal at the SEA Games for the first time. The Garuda squad became champions after defeating the defending champion Philippines. The duel for the Indonesia vs the Philippines men’s basketball team in the 2021 SEA Games final took place in Nhà Thi dau huyen Thanh Tri, Vietnam, Sunday (22/5/2022). Indonesia, under the care of coach Milos Pejic, managed to beat the Philippines with a score of 85-81. This victory made the Indonesian basketball team make history. For the first time in the SEA Games, the Red and White team finally succeeded in winning the gold medal. Previously, the best achievements of the Indonesian men’s basketball team at the SEA Games were three runners-up or silver medals in 2007, 2015, and 2017. bbseparator This result also served as atonement after for the first time since 2013, Indonesia failed to bring home a medal. at the 2019 SEA Games. Indonesia’s victory over the Philippines also presents a sweet note. Indonesia is the country that finally broke the dominance of the Philippines in the SEA Games since 1991. For the last 30 years, The Gilas – the nickname of the Philippines – has become the king of SEA Games basketball. Their men’s team won gold medals in 13 consecutive editions of the SEA Games from 1991 to 2019. (source: Suara.com)