Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia's mountain bike (MTB) racing team bagged two silvers and one bronze during the 2022 Asian Continental Championships (ACC) in Suncheon, South Korea, October 19-23.

Indonesia's young athletes Feri Yudoyono won a silver in the Men's Junior Cross Country Olympic (XCO) and Sayu Bella Sukam Dewi contributed another silver from the Women Under 23 XCO on Friday.

Meanwhile, the bronze medal was won by Zaenal Fanani who participated in the Men's Elite XCO on Saturday.

"In Men;s Elite, Zaenal Fanani got a bronze and opened an opportunity toward the Olympics," Indonesian Bike Race National Team's Manager Budi Saputra told ANTARA here, Saturday.

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For Fanani, he finished third place after recording one hour 30,31 minutes.

The athlete from Lumajang, East Java, was behind Japan's athlete Riki Kitabayashi who bagged the gold with one hour 29,30 minutes and the host athlete Mino Kim on second place with one hour 30,05 minute.

For the Men's Elite XCO, Indonesia also deployed Ihza Muhammad who managed to settle for seventh place with the time record of one hour 35 minutes and 46 seconds.

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A day earlier, Yudoyono bagged silver after logging 56 minutes 25 seconds, He was behind Sho Takahashi from Japan who finished with 54 minutes 14 seconds.

Meanwhile, Dewi, despite falling down, managed to bring herself back up and landed in the second place with one hour 13,15 minutes. Japan's representative Akari Kobayashi became the winner with one hour 9,10 minutes.

For the Women Under 23 XCO, the other Indonesian representative, Dela Anjar Wulan, finished in the sixth place with one hour 25,41 minutes.

Indonesia also sent other athletes in other events such as Ade Agung Dian Tara who finished sixth place with one hour 15,35 minutes for the Men Under 23 XCO.

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