Two students of Universitas Gadjah Mada have won two medals in the Kartika Cup VIII National Judo Competition 2015 that last from 20-23 April 2015 at Auditorium of UPN Veteran Yogyakarta.
Nuclear Engineering student, Rezki Meidiono, won a bronze medal in the Nage no Kata category partnering with another athlete from Yogyakarta, M.Zamroni. Law student, Fakhrul Islam, also won a bronze in the +90 kg junior after beating opponents from East and West Java. Both students join the Yogyakarta team.
During the competition, the Yogyakarta judo team ranked seventh in the senior category with one gold and one bronze whilst in the junior category ranked ninth with two silver and six bronze medals. West Java province came first and the Bali team became overall winner. “We were very happy that our members have helped the Yogyakarta team win the competition,” said Aprilia Maharani, chairman of UGM judo unit.