Swimming: Indonesian athlete grabs gold medal in Russia

Semarang, C Java (ANTARA News) - Indonesian swimming athlete Erick Ahmad Fathoni grabbed a gold medal at the Children of Asian 2016 competition which was held in Yakutsk, Russia.

Spokesman of the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) Rinaldi Duyo in his written statement received here on Thursday said that Erick won the 200 freestyle game with a time of 01:55:30.

Erick at the game was followed by the athletes of Hong Kong and Russia who respectively won god silver and bronze medals.

In addition, another swimming athlete Alexander Damanik gained silver in the 200 meters of butterfly style with a time of 2:08:55. While the gold medal was grabbed by a Vietnamese athlete, Hyunh Man Dat, with a time of 02:04:20.

"Another female athlete Rahmas Prastista Fauziah got bronze medal in the 50 meters of womens freestyle," Rinaldi pointed out.(*)