UGM students took home two medals in the ASEAN Open Shorinji Kempo Championship Student Level 2016. Muhammad Fadli Rozamuri (Geological Engineering) and Anindra Guspa (Psychology) won the silver medal in the activities held from 17-20 March 2016 at the University of Brawijaya.
The Kempo championship was followed by 30 contingents of students from various universities in the ASEAN region. This competition was attended by 29 contingents from Indonesia, one contingent from Timor-Leste, and one contingent from Brunei Darussalam.
Fadli said that this championship competed challenges in randori and embu category from Kyukenshi and Yudansha level from class 55 kg to 75 kg. Meanwhile, UGM brought 11 athletes, who are 4 female and 7 male. The medals were achieved by M. Fadli Rozamuri in the randori 65 kg class. Next, Anindra Guspa won the silver medal in the randori 75 kg class.
"(I’m) Proud to make a positive contribution to the field of kempo in UGM through this," he said on Tuesday (12/4) at UGM.
The success of the man from Dumai, Riau province, is due to his hard work and regular exercise under the guidance of Kempo student activity unit UGM. He did intensive exercise for three months before competing in the ASEAN kempo championship.
"Thanks to Kempo UGM unit, the university, and alumni, as well as all those who have provided support so that I can achieve this accomplishment," he said.
Fadli hopes the achievement they have made could be a motivation for other kempo athletes at UGM and they can score more achievements in various championships for UGM. (UGM / adelily)