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NOC President Mrs Rita Subowo with the successful weightlifting athletes, Sri Wahyuni and Syarah, their coach Supeni and representatives of the Indonesian Weightlifting Federation.
Indonesian NOC Celebrates Weightlifters Success


28 Jun 2014
Jakarta, Indonesia: On Friday 27 June 2014 the Indonesian NOC held an award ceremony to celebrate the success of two Indonesian weightlifters who won medals at the World Junior Weightlifting Championships which were recently held in Kazan, Russia.  Ms Sri Wahyuni Agustiani won the gold medal in the 48 kg class with a total lift of 186 kg.  Ms Syarah Anggraini won the bronze medal in the 53 kg class with a total lift of 188 kg.  The President of the Indonesian Olympic Committee, Mrs Rita Subowo, who is also an Executive Board member of OCA, presented bonus money to both athletes and their coach Mrs Supeni and congratulated them on their outstanding achievements. 

NOC sponsor, Samsung also recognized the achievement of the athletes by presenting them with a Tablet device which can be used by the athletes in recording their lifts during training.  Both athletes will now focus their training towards the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, Korea in September. 

In her address, Mrs Subowo made special mention of Coach Supeni, who has rapidly become one of the most successful weightlifting coaches in Indonesia, and who is an excellent example for female coaches through Indonesia.
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