Asian Games (rowing) - Indonesia fails to grab medal in women`s k4

Asian Games (rowing) - Indonesia fails to grab medal in women`s k4

The Indonesian rowing team burst into excitement after crossing the finish line in the eighth-class lightweight rowing of the 18th Asian Games at the Jakabaring Sport City Venue Rowing, Palembang, South Sumatra, Friday (ANTARA PHOTO/INASGOC/Nova Wahyudi)

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) - The rowing team from the host country Indonesia failed to win any medal in the final number of canoe / kayak sprint of the 2018 Asian Games in the women`s Kayak four/K4 500 meters.

The Indonesian women rowing team, consisting of Astuti Ririn Puji, Maysche Ibo Stevani, Masripah and Deau Emiliana, was seventh in the final at the Palembang Jakabaring Sports City (JSC) on Saturday afternoon.

Chinese women`s team, strengthened by MA Qing, Zhou Yu, Yang Jiali, and Huang Jieyi, succeeded in winning a gold medal in the women`s 500-meter K4 class.

Meanwhile, silver medals were won by Kazakh rowing teams which were supported by Klinova Inna, Padonkova Irina, Ananchenko Zoya and Kopyova Viktoriya.

Third place or women`s 500 meter K4 bronze medal was won by Uzbekistan rowing team with Kazantseva Natalya, Borzova Yuliya, Shubina Ekaterina, and Kochneva Kseniya.

Previously Indonesian female rowing athlete Andriani Riska, who was relied on to win gold, was only able to win a silver medal in the class of Canoe single / C1 female 200 meters.

Reporting by Yudi Abdullah
Editing by Otniel Tamindael