Indonesia’s Hasanah and Muskita have strong expectations in the Asian

The Indonesians will send five boxers to the upcoming Asian Games which will open with its first competition day in Hangzhou, China on September 24. The Indonesians reached several progressive results in 2022 and in 2023 and their best boxers, Huswatun Hasanah and Maikhel Roberrd Muskita have strong expectations.

Indonesia hosted the last edition of the Asian Games in Jakarta where their boxers claimed two bronze medals on home soil. The overall performance of the Indonesian boxers is 3 gold, 8 silver and 15 bronze medals in the boxing history of the Asian Games.

Novita Sinadia competed first in national events in 2012 and the 27-year-old boxer has international experiences as well. She will compete at the women’s light flyweight (50kg) in the Asian Games which is one of the busiest categories in Hangzhou.

Huswatun Hasanah is Indonesia’s most skilful female boxer who made the surprise five years ago at the Asian Games where she earned a bronze medal. The 25-year-old boxer was silver medallist at the 2021 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Dubai which is her career highlight.

Dio Koebanu is the youngest team member in Indonesia, he is only 19 but has four years of experience with the national teams. The teenager impressed at the recent Southeast Asian Games where he earned a fantastic silver medal and he defeated one of the top boxers from the Philippines as well.

Asri Udin competed at the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships, at the Mohamed VY Trophy and at the Southeast Asian Games in 2023. The young boxer won all of his junior, youth and elite National Championships in the previous years but his highlight was the silver medal at the SEA Games.

Maikhel Roberrd Muskita is Indonesia’s best elite male boxer who reached the quarter-finals at the 2020 Asian & Oceanian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event at the age of 19. He reached the finals in the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships in Bangkok and Muskita earned a fantastic gold medal at the 2022 Southeast Asian Games. The 22-year-old boxer moved back to the light heavyweight (80kg) and he could be a hard opponent for all of the stars.

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