Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Indonesian men’s doubles pair Berry Angriawan/Rian Agung Saputro won the Xpora Indonesia International Challenge 2023 badminton tournament. In the match that was held at the Pancing Sports Hall, Medan, North Sumatra, Sunday (3/9/2023), Berry/Rian won defeated the one-country pair, Sabar Karyaman Gutama/Moh Reza Pahlevi Isfani through a rubber game battle.
The two pairs played fiercely from the start of the game. In the first set, Sabar/Reza managed to win 21-19. Meanwhile, in the second set Berry/Rian managed to win 21-19 as well. The third set was competitive with each other chasing points. However, Berry/Rian managed to win with a score of 21-17. Berry/Rian won after successfully making the All Indonesian Final in the final match in the men’s doubles category.
This victory is proud and proves that the regeneration of Indonesia’s men’s doubles is going well. President Director of PT Bank Negara Indonesia Tbk (BBNI) Royke Tumilaar say really appreciates the struggle of Berry/Rian who made it to the top of the party at the 2023 Xpora Indonesia International Challenge.
“Congratulations to Berry/Rian for winning the Xpora Indonesia International Challenge 2023 title. Of course, this is not an easy struggle to get to the final and emerge as champions,” said Royke in a press release, Tuesday (5/9/2023).
He said the struggle and consistency of Berry/Rian and other athletes should be appreciated. In addition, they also deserve a qualified arena to further develop their abilities. According to Royke, athletes competing in this tournament can hone their best skills to gain points as provisions for the next level of competition.
“We hope that this event will become a development platform for Indonesian athletes, encourage young Indonesian athletes to move up in class, and achieve achievements on the global stage,” said Royke.
According to him, this tournament succeeded in bringing together the best abilities possessed by Indonesian athletes with the opportunity to achieve achievements at the international level. Of course, BNI is here to support both of these goals so that they can collaborate to produce athletes who are the pride of the nation.
“We are confident that through the collaboration between BNI and PP-PBSI, we can continue to maintain the winning tradition and become increasingly proud of the nation. BNI is ready to contribute and support Indonesian athletes to continue to jump higher to go global,” he said.