ASEAN Para Games 2023: Susanto Day Proud To Still Be Able To Present Gold Medals To Indonesia At The Age Of 48
Hari Susanto (left) and Hafizh Brilesyah gave their statement after winning their first gold medal in the para-badminton sport at the ASEAN Para Games 2023 Cambodia. (Photo via ANTARA/Aditya Ramadhan)

JAKARTA - Para-badminton athlete Hari Susanto became one of the points contributors when the Indonesian team won the 2023 ASEAN Para Games gold medal in the team number.

The day that was paired with Hafizh Briliansyah Prawiranegara became the hope of the Red and White team in the second match. Because Fredy Setiawan was defeated by Malaysian men's singles Mohamad Amin in the opening match with a score of 19-21, 21-19, 21-18.

Hari and Hafizh won the second match against Muhamad Jaafar and Muhammad Anuar with a score of 21-12, 21-16.

Hari said he was happy to still be able to contribute. He is proud that his 48-year-old age is not an obstacle for him to excel.

"First, I feel proud to be able to present a gold medal at the age of four, we are just grateful," said Hari after the match at Badminton Hall Morodok Techo Stadium Phnom Phen, as reported by Antara.

The gold in the men's team number para-badminton sport ASEAN Para Games 2023 in Cambodia is Hari's first gold in 2023. Previously, the day he won the gold medal in various sports competitions with disabilities.

In fact, Hari always gets gold in the men's team number at every ASEAN Para Games event since 2007.

"The ASEAN Para Games Gold from 2007 until now is to be able to survive, to get a gold medal and can be maintained," he said.

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