Suara.com – Several new national records were set on the first day of the National Championship Aquatic titled 2022 Indonesian Aquatic Festival at the Gelora Bung Karno Aquatic Stadium, Jakarta, Tuesday (26/7/2022), namely one national record junior and three age group records.
Adelia was recorded twice to break the national record for age group 1 (16-18 years) in the women’s 50 meter breaststroke.
The first record in the morning session was 33.09 seconds, then in the evening final, Adelia again sharpened the time to 33.05 seconds, beating the previous record set by Janice Tandiokusuma (33.34 seconds) in Singapore in 2014.
“It’s good to be able to break the age group record. No athlete can succeed without the role of the coach. Hopefully in the future it can be even better,” said Adelia in a written statement.
Meanwhile, the women’s swimmer Group-2 (14-15 years) from DKI Jakarta, Ni Putu Pande Lisa Primasari managed to sharpen the national record for the 14-15 year age group in the 100 meters freestyle with a time of 59.14 seconds, beating the previous record. 59.18 seconds created at the 2021 Jakarta Open.
“The target was to be able to swim 58 seconds, but this is good enough, I will practice again,” said Pande Lisa.
The junior national record was also created in the 4×100 meter mixed freestyle men’s and women’s relay (total age 61 years) created by the Bali Team consisting of Muhammad Hassan Mushthafa, I Kadek Harry Sukma, Ni Kadek Rena Kartika and Desak Nyoman Shiva.
The Bali team recorded a time of 03:56.19 seconds. The old record for the Indonesian junior national team at the 2018 SEA Age Group in the Philippines with a record of 03:56.32 seconds.
“I didn’t expect to be able to break the Indonesian junior team’s national record. We were just swimming well, and when we finished, we could break the junior national record,” Hasan said as published by Antara.
Meanwhile, from the women’s water polo branch, the West Java-B Women’s team beat DKI Jakarta with a score of 9-7 and West Java-A beat Yogyakarta 20 to 4.