Asian Games (canoeing) - Indonesia gets bronze medal in men`s tbr

Asian Games (canoeing) - Indonesia gets bronze medal in men`s tbr

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Palembang, S. Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Indonesia won bronze medal in the men`s canoe traditional boat race (TBR) 500 meter finals at Jakabaring Sport City, Palembang on Sunday.

Six countries participating in the race, watched by Vice President Jusuf Kalla, namely Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Chinese Taipei, the Philippines, and China.

The gold medal for the category grabbed by Chinese Taipei team, while the silver medal went to Chinese team.

Meanwhile in the women`s canoe TBR 500 m, the Indonesian team failed to win any medal.

Six teams contending in the race were Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, South Korea, China, and Thailand.

South Korean team won the race, followed by Chinese team in the second place and Thailand in the third place.

Indonesia ranked forth in the race followed by Myanmar in the fifth and Singapore in the last place.

Reporting by Yudi Abdullah
Editing by Sri Haryati