Jakarta () – A number of Indonesian athletes from several sports will start the journey of the Red and White team in the Olympics 2020 Tokyo, Saturday.
The athlete who will compete today is Vidya Rafika (shoot), Windy Cantika Aisah (lift the iron), Riau Ega Agatha and Diananda Choirunisa (archery), and nine badminton athletes.
Vidya Rafika who competed in the women's 10m air rifle will start the qualifying round starting at 06.30 WIB. When Vidya passes the big eight, he will continue the match to the final round at 08.45 WIB, thus the official page of the Olympics.
Meanwhile, Windy Cantika Aisah has the opportunity to become the first Indonesian athlete to contribute a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Windy, who appeared in the women's 49kg class Group A, is scheduled to compete at 11.50 WIB at the Tokyo International Forum.
In the archery branch, four Indonesian athletes, namely Diananda Choirunisa, Riau Ega, Alviyanto Bagas Prastyadi and Arif Dwi Pangestu actually started the race on Friday, a few hours before the opening ceremony starts.
Thanks to Riau Ega's impressive performance in today's ranking round, Indonesia passes 16 big by being ranked 15th from 29 participating countries and secure a place in the mixed team event.
Indonesian mixed team team represented by Riau Ega (666 points) and Diananda (631 points) will go through the round 16 big against the 2nd ranked team USA with archer Brady Ellison (682 points) and Mackenzie Brown (668 points).
The women's doubles Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu will be the first Indonesian representatives to take to the field as well as the opening match for badminton at the Tokyo Olympics.
Housed in Court 2 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Greysia/Apriyani will take on the Malaysian pair Chow Mei Kuan/Lee Men Yean at 07.00 WIB.
After that, Jonatan Christie's turn to show off against the Aram Mahmoud Refugee Team players at 09.00 WIB.
The next Indonesian representative who will compete is the mixed doubles Praveen Jordan / Melati Daeva Oktavianti who will meet the Australian representative, Simon Wing Hang/Gronya Somerville.
Indonesian men's doubles mainstay Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon will start their journey in Tokyo by facing British pair Ben Lane/Sean Vendy.
Hendra/Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan will be Indonesia's last representative who will compete tomorrow against Jason Anthony Ho-Shue/Nyl Yakura from Canada.
Mutiara Rahma Putri/Melani Putri from the rowing branch was originally scheduled to undergo heat 1 in the women's lightweight double sculls on Saturday. However, the schedule had to be postponed to Monday (26/7) due to bad weather conditions.
The match can be watched live via official broadcaster Tokyo Olympics, namely TVRI and Emtek Group through the Vidio.com platform and Champions TV.
The following is the complete schedule for Indonesia's representative matches at the Tokyo Olympics, Saturday 24 July:
Vidya Rafika Rahmatan Toyyiba
06.30 WIB: Qualification 10 m air rifle princess
08.45 WIB: Final air rifle 10 m daughter
Riau Ega Agatha Salsabila and Diananda Choirunisa
07.30 WIB: Half 16 great mixed doubles
12.15 WIB: Mixed team quarter-finals
13.31 WIB: Mixed team semifinals
14.25 WIB: Mixed team bronze medal
14.45 WIB: Mixed team final
Lift the iron
Windy Cantika Aisah
11.50 WIB: Women's 49kg Group A medal match
07.00 WIB: Greysia/Apriyani vs Chow Mei Kuan/Lee Men Yean
09.00 WIB: Jonatan Christie vs Aram Mahmoud
09.40 WIB: Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva Oktavianti vs Simon Wing Hang/Gronya Somerville.
10.20 WIB: Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon vs Ben Lane/Sean Vendy.
16.00 WIB: Hendra/Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan vs Jason Anthony Ho-Shue/Nyl Yakura
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