NOC Indonesia Member News 08 Nov 2021
Indonesia Sambo Federation (Persambi) sends two female athletes to compete in the 2021 World Sambo Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on Nov. 10-15.
Desiana Syafitri will compete in -50kg category, while Mariana Magdalena Ince will compete in -54kg category. Trainer Arnold Silalahi and referee Martin Tandinugroho and Maria Stella R. Sjahlim will accompany them to Tashkent.
Last year, Desiana took home a silver medal after finishing second in the 2020 World Youth and Junior Sambo Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia. Meanwhile, Mariana was the 2018 Asian Games semifinalist.
After competing in the World Championships, they will participate in the inaugural Asian Beach Sambo Championships, the President's Cup, in Bali on Dec. 5-10.