Karate Team of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) achieved two gold, one silver, and six bronze medals in Southeast Asian University Karate Championship 2017. In the championship held in Sritex Solo Gymnasium, 24-26 March, UNNES delegated 12 students to compete.
Two gold medals of UNNES were contributed by Anggoro Kriswanto in 67 Kg male number and male group number, consists of Winda Setyo, Tegar Bagus S, Dodik Prakoso, Septian W Utomo, Singgih Haryo Wibisono, and Naga Wisageni. The medals were achieved as a special gift addressed to 52nd dies natalis of UNNES.
“We are very grateful to be able to present this medals and bring UNNES’ name to the next level as University of Conservation with International Reputation,” explained Anggoro, student of Sport Coaching Department of Sports Science Faculty to unnes.ac.id, Tuesday (28/3).
The manager/general coach of the team, Muhammad Muhibbi SPd, explained that the championship was held in South East Asian Level involving 595 participating athlete. Not only from Indonesia, but the participants also came from Timor Leste, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, and Singapore.
“This result will be evaluated for the next POMNAS, ” he added.
Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum said that the achievement complete the previous achievement.
“In every national or international event, athletes of UNNES must be able to show their best talent for the best achievement,” he affirmed.