Indonesia athletics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Indonesia athletics


India's 12-toed Asian Games champion to get special footwear

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:59 PM

A company has offered to provide special footwear for Asiad heptathlon gold winner Swapna Barman

CHAMPION. India’s Swapna Barman bags an athletics gold despite the pain caused by ill-fitting shoes. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

Long jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang falls short

Aug 27, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The veteran Philippine athletics campaigner bows out in what could be her last Asian Games

SENIOR BET. Marestella Torres-Sunang yields to a younger field. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH hurdles king Eric Cray winds up 7th

Aug 27, 2018 - 9:02 PM

The two-time SEA Games champion fails to break the 50-second barrier in the 400m hurdles of the 2018 Asian Games

TOUGH FIELD. Eric Cray competes against a solid field that includes Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba, who set a new Asian Games’ record. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Major blow: Athletics medal bet Toledo pulls out of Asiad

Aug 26, 2018 - 9:39 PM

Southeast Asian Games decathlon champion Aries Toledo sustains an elbow injury during the athletics event warmup in the 2018 Asian Games

SETBACK. Top athletics bet Aries Toledo was on track for a podium finish. Photo by Asian Games media pool

Asian marathon field too strong for Tabal

Aug 26, 2018 - 11:45 AM

SEA Games champion Mary Joy Tabal finishes 11th overall in the 2018 Asian Games women's marathon event

TOO TOUGH. Mary Joy Tabal also misses her SEA Games mark. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Asian Games marathon winner accused of pushing rival

Aug 25, 2018 - 1:28 PM

Japan's Hiroto Inoue wins by a fraction of a second but Bahrain's Elhassan Elabbassi says he has been deliberately pushed

CONTROVERSIAL. Japan's Hiroto Inoue (left) and Bahrain's Elhassan Elabbassi run toward the finish line during the controversial Asiad men's marathon. Photo by Money Sharma/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Maneuvers by Prabowo and his allies to take over WelcomeMrLiar hashtag greets Yudhoyono s return a surprise gold medal at the Asian Games and more

TAKING OVER? Losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his allies are seen to be maneuvering to take control of various aspects of the government away from President-elect Joko Widodo. File photo by Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA