Students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) won 2 silver and 3 bronze at the 9th Asian University Woodball Championship 2017 and Taiwan Open Championship 2017, in Hsinchu Taiwan (14-20 / 12).
The student team from the Faculty of Sport Science consisted of Muhamad Khadiq, Ahmad Faqih, Rifqi Najmuddin Najib, and Ahmad Yopi Solpianda accompanied by Kriswantoro MPd as the coach lecturer, and Moch Senoadji K as a team leader facing the Rector of UNNES Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum, Friday (22/12/2017 ) at the rectorate building, Sekaran campus.
Kriswantoro Wantoro conveyed that the student team won medals in the prestigious international competition that followed by 12 other countries in Hsinchu Taiwan.
The achievements are: 2 silver medals at the Asian University championships and 3 bronze medals at the Taiwan Open championship.
In addition, Ahris Sumaryanto student of postgraduate UNNES become the first place of Men’s World Rankig and Ika Yulianingsih become the second place of World Women’s Ranking on the International Woodball Tour.
UNNES Rector Prof Fathur Rokhman greatly appreciated the achievements of this very proud UNNES woodball team. This achievement and other UNNES achievement in 2017 can be used as asset to move forward with achievement and reputation in world level. This achievement strengthens UNNES position in 2018 as internationalization.