Saweho, Nanlohy, Simorangkir and Pardede continued the strong family traditions in the Indonesian Youth & Junior National Championships
The new edition of the Indonesian Youth & Junior National Championships finished after five competition days in the city of Bogor. Thirty young women and men boxers won their national titles in the competition including Israellah Athena B. Saweho, Fiona Virgin Nanlohy, Imam Joshua Simorangkir and Bintang A. Pardede who all have got strong family connections to boxing.
Bogor hosted the event which city is famous of its boxing schools and sport tradition and located in the Western part of Java Island. The Indonesians attended in the Bangkok 2018 ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships and also in the Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships. Their next generations are ready to show themselves in the international stage in 2019.
Eight women’s junior boxers have been crowned in the Indonesian Youth & Junior National Championships in Bogor from the 42kg up to the 57kg weight classes. The first title in the women’s junior level was achieved by Sofia Erni Yulianti who shined in the final of the 42kg against Ayu Pramustia.
Israellah Athena B. Saweho has got strong family roots to boxing and she impressed in the final of the light flyweight (48kg) where she defeated Nurul Intan by unanimous decision. Fiona Virgin Nanlohy’s elder brother Alfino is a strong talent in our sport but the young lady also showed her potential in Bogor after beating Senthike Orden Kabo in the final of the junior flyweight (50kg).
Six women’s youth boxers celebrated their titles after the last gong in the Indonesian Youth & Junior National Championships in Bogor. The first women’s youth title was achieved by Youth National Championships bronze medallist Ajeng Syifa Sivia Gitni at the 45kg following her clear success over Jihan Mainong Barana.
Sindy M. Zen delivered one of the biggest surprises in the female part of the competition when she defeated ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships competitor Sanza Sabila. She proved impressive performance against international level boxer Sabila who recovered from her illness but she Zen was unstoppable for her. Another top performance in the women’s youth part was produced by Nihayatul Maula who stopped Nadya Ardila in the final of the featherweight (57kg).
The men’s junior boxers could attend in nine different weight classes in the event in Bogor where the opening gold medal was achieved by Putra P. Sembiring at the 42kg. A strong performance was done by Javier Surati whose elder brother is also a champion in Indonesia. Javier controlled all of his fights in the Indonesian Junior National Championships including his final over Eduardus Putu Anggito at the pinweight (46kg).
Rahul Buamona attended in the Kapolri Cup in Manado City three months ago and those experiences paid off in the final of the junior light bantamweight (52kg) in Bogor where he was better than his final rival, Fendi. Michael Awuy won the gold medal in the bantamweight (54kg) in the last edition of the Indonesian Junior National Championships and he doubled his junior titles following his success over Panji Ramadhan at the lightweight (60kg).
Seven men’s youth boxers celebrated their titles after the finals in Bogor which effort was an important step in their career. Muhammad Rabbil claimed the first title in the men’s youth part of the national event who defeated Sarlan in the final of the pinweight (46kg). Indonesia has got strong traditions at the light flyweight (49kg) which was won by Daniel Tamba stopping his opponent Firas Saputra in the final.
Claudio Surati won gold the medal at the 2017 Indonesian Junior National Championships and in January he joined to the youth age group. The 17-year-old talent used his stamina to beat Fauzi Ahmad in the final of the flyweight (52kg) and continued his winning path in the Indonesian national events. Imam Joshua Simorangkir (56kg) and Bintang A. Pardede (69kg) also won their weight classes in the men’s youth part of the Nationals.
List of the winners in the Indonesian Youth & Junior National Championships
Women’s Junior 42kg: Sofia Erni Yulianti
Women’s Junior 44kg: Juliah Niami
Women’s Junior 46kg: Martha Natalia Horman
Women’s Junior 48kg: Israellah Athena B. Saweho
Women’s Junior 50kg: Fiona Virgin Nanlohy
Women’s Junior 52kg: Maimuna Daeng
Women’s Junior 54kg: Nuzia Nukuhehe
Women’s Junior 57kg: Elda Dara Sirait
Men’s Junior 42kg: Putra P. Sembiring
Men’s Junior 44kg: Gabriel V. Mende
Men’s Junior 46kg: Javier Surati
Men’s Junior 48kg: Michael Junior
Men’s Junior 50kg: Asriudin Tapalaola
Men’s Junior 52kg: Rahul Buamona
Men’s Junior 54kg: Fido Rafael Masowara
Men’s Junior 57kg: Haikal
Men’s Junior 60kg: Michael Awuy
Women’s Youth 45kg: Ajeng Syifa Sivia Gitni
Women’s Youth 48kg: Sindy M. Zen
Women’s Youth 51kg: Julianti Ohorela
Women’s Youth 54kg: Puji Lestari
Women’s Youth 57kg: Nihayatul Maula
Women’s Youth 60kg: Nur Khamila Rumengan
Men’s Youth 46kg: Muhammad Rabbil
Men’s Youth 49kg: Daniel Tamba
Men’s Youth 52kg: Claudio Surati
Men’s Youth 56kg: Imam Joshua Simorangkir
Men’s Youth 60kg: Ardian Katarino
Men’s Youth 64kg: Muhammad Nizam
Men’s Youth 69kg: Bintang A. Pardede
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