Indonesia women`s doubles grab second gold in badminton

Indonesia women`s doubles grab second gold in badminton

Indonesian female badminton pair Leani Ratri Oktila (left) and Khalimatus Sadiyah Sukohandoko (right) celebrated after defeating Chinese couple Hefang Cheng and Hunhui Ma in the women's doubles final in the Asian SL3-SU5 Para 2018 Games at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Friday (Oct 12/2018). ANTARA PHOTOS / Hafidz Mubarak A / pras.

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian pair, Leani Ratri Oktila / Khalimatus Sadiyah Sukohandoko, won the women`s doubles gold medal at the Asian Para Games 2018 SL3-SU 5 after defeating Chinese pair Cheng Hefang / Ma Huhui 21-15, 21-12 at Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, Jakarta, Friday.

The result was the second gold for the Indonesian contingent in badminton, after the first gold was obtained from the men`s team number.

Ratri, who returned to face Cheng, managed to avenge the defeat she suffered in the SL4 women`s singles final.

Fast and attacking games were shown by Ratri / Alim to win the first game 21-15.

In the second game, the confidence of Ratri / Alim grew and they easily won 21-12.

Furthermore, Indonesia still has a number of chances after placing representatives in the final number, including SL3 men`s singles, SU5 men`s singles, SL4 men`s singles, SL3-SL4 men`s doubles, SU5 men`s doubles and SL3-SU5 mixed doubles, which will be held on Saturday.

Reporting by Gilang Galiartha
Editing by Eliswan Azly