The Indonesian National Badminton Team for Finnish Open 2018, made a courtesy call to the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki, Mrs. Wiwiek Setyawati Firman, at the Ambassador’s Residence, 3 April 2018. The Team led by Coach Nova Widianto expressed their gratitude for the Ambassador’s and the Embassy’s staffs hospitality and helpfulness during their stay in Finland.
The team which comprises of 17 young talented athletes and 4 officials will have head to head match to win the Finnish Open 2018 Cup against teams from other countries in qualification, semifinal, and final match starting Friday, 6 April 2018. The Indonesian Team will be competing in the women’s singles adn doubles, men’s doubles, and mixed doubles match at the event.
Some of Indonesia’s best players in this match includes Gregoria Mariska Tunjung on women’s single match, Agatha Imanuela/Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti on the women’s double match, and Sabar Karyaman Gutama/Frengky Wijaya Putra men’s double match.
The participation of Indonesian young athletes in this international event is not only to add the title and achievement of Indonesia in badminton but also to increase the image of Indonesia in the eyes of the world through the diplomacy of culture and sport.
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