RI grabs fifth gold

RI grabs fifth gold

Fransisca Valentina. (ANTARA/Herka Yanis Pangaribowo)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia succeeded to grab another gold medal in the men`s Kyorugi event of the Takewondo branch in the 26th Southeast Asian Games held at Cibubur`s POPKI Sports Hall here on Monday.

The gold medal which was the fifth one won in the Taekwondo branch was bagged by Taekwondoist Basuki Nugoho who defeated the Philippine Jose Anthony Soriano with a score of 7-2.

Earlier in the day, Indonesia`s Fransisca Valentina won the fourth gold in the women`s under 46 kg Kyorugi event in the same hall.

The forth gold was presented by Fransisca after she defeated Malaysian Nurul Asfahlina with a score of 8-2.