YSU FACULTY OF SPORT SCIENCE’S (FIK) STUDENT BROUGHT UP THE NAME OF INDONESIA IN THE ASEAN UNIVERSITY GAMES
It was Eka Cahaya Ningrum, the student of Athletic Sports Coaching Education Program succeeded in bringing up the name of Indonesia at the ASEAN level (South-East Asia). This sprinter with high stature from Kediri, East Java, had won two silver medals at number relay 1 x 400 meters and 4 x 400 m along with three colleagues at the 18th ASEAN University Games held at Chua Chu Kang Stadium. ASEAN University Games (ASEAN Student Sports Week) this year was held on 10 to 19 July 2016 in Singapore and contesting 16 sports from Athletics, Rugby Sevens, until Pétanque. Previously, the student of the class 2014 who is often called Eka has been frequently won several championships title both regionally, nationally and internationally. In addition to excel in the field of sports, Eka is also an ambassador for the students of Faculty of Sport Science, Yogyakarta State University at the faculty level.
Until Tuesday, July 19, 2016, Indonesia is in second place with the overall medals of 33 gold medals, 53 silver medals and 28 bronze medals under Thailand and followed by Malaysia in the third rank. The multi-event championship was held every two years in which at the year of 2014, Indonesia managed to become the overall champion. (Satya)