Riau Ega Agatha

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Riau Ega Agatha
Personal information
Born (1991-11-25) 25 November 1991 (age 27)
Blitar, East Java, Indonesia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
Country Indonesia
SportArchery
Event(s)recurve
Updated on 28 August 2018.

Riau Ega Agatha Salsabila (born 25 November 1991) is an Indonesian recurve archer.[1] He competed in the individual recurve event and the team recurve event at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.[2] He represented Indonesia at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in the men's individual and team category.[1]

Career[edit]

At the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games, Ega Agatha won gold along with partner Ika Yuliana Rochmawati in the mixed team recurve category.[3]

2015 Southeast Asian Games[edit]

In the 2015 Southeast Asian Games, Ega Agatha won silver in the men's team recurve event, along with Hendra Purnama & Muhammad Hanif Wijaya.[4] In the mixed team recurve event, he along with partner Ika Yuliana Rochmawati won the gold medal.[4][5]

2016 Summer Olympics[edit]

Ega Agatha, along with compatriot Hendra Purnama & Muhammad Hanif Wijaya, qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[6] The three of them would be competing in the men's individual and team category.

In the men's team category, the Indonesia team scored a total of 1962 from 216 arrows in the ranking round, scoring 48 10s and 23 Xs, the team managed to rank ten out of twelve teams overall. In the 1/8 Eliminations, the team met seventh-ranked Chinese Taipei, consisting of Kao Hao-wen, Wei Chun-heng, and Yu Guan-lin. Indonesia went on to win 6-2 after two wins and two ties.[7] In the Quarterfinals, they were put up against second-ranked United States, consisting of Brady Ellison, Zach Garrett, and Jake Kaminski. Indonesia went on to lose 2-6 after they had equalized points 2-2 in the second set.[8]

In the men's individual, Ega Agatha ranked 32 out of 64 participants, scoring a total of 660 from 72 arrows with 26 10s and 7 Xs. He met Xing Yu of China in the first round, and went on to win 7-1. He then was put up against first-ranked Kim Woo-jin of South Korea, who had just broken the world record the previous day in the ranking round. However, in an upset, Ega Agatha won the match 6-2 against the world champion.[9] He went on until the Round of 16, where he was beaten by Italy's Mauro Nespoli, who had beaten Ega Agatha's compatriot Muhammad Hanif Wijaya earlier on.[10]

Individual performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2015 2016 SR
World Archery tournaments
Summer Olympics 3R 0/1
World Championships 3R 0/1
World Cup
Stage 1 3rd 4R 0/2
Stage 2 0/0
Stage 3 3R 0/1
Stage 4 0/0
World Cup Final DNQ 0/0
End of year world ranking 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Riau Ega Agatha". Rio 2016 Olympics. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  2. ^ "2015 World Archery Championships: Entries by country" (PDF). ianseo.net. pp. 7–18. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Emas Panahan ISG" [Gold in ISG's Archery]. Antara News. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Archery View Result - 28th SEA Games Singapore 2015" (PDF). seagames2015.com. p. 4. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  5. ^ Ng, Charmaine. "SEA Games: Singapore archers land two bronzes, Indonesia dominate on first day of finals". The Straits Times. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  6. ^ "6 teams claim Rio 2016 berths at final world qualifier". World Archery Federation. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  7. ^ "What you missed: Men's archery team round of 16". NBC Olympics. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Men's team archery: South Korea shoots its way to gold, USA to silver". NBC Olympics. 7 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  9. ^ Wells, Chris. "#1 Seed Kim Suffers Shock 2nd-Round Defeat in Rio". World Archery. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Riau Ega Terhenti di Babak 16 Besar" [Riau Ega stopped in round of 16]. DetikCom. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.

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