Indonesian male Lifter of the 2018 Asian Games gold medalist in 61 kilograms class, Eko Yuli Irawan returned to gain achievements in the 2018 Weightlifting World Championship which took place in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on November 1-10. The National Radio News Agency reported, Eko Yuli Irawan won three gold medals after being able to lift the barbell in the snatch force weighing 143 kilograms, clean & jerk 174 kilograms, and a total force of 317 kilograms. Thanks to his achievements, Eko also broke two world records in the clean & jerk class and total force. He was one of 11 Indonesian lifters who were competing in Ashgabat. He is also a weightlifting branch qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the points system used in this championship to determine how many quotas are obtained by each contingent, the gold medal presented by Eko is one of the guarantees to gain a ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Indonesian lifter, Sri Hartati won three gold medals in the weightlifting world championship entitled the World Open Powerlifting Championship in Halmstad, Sweden, 5-10 of November and two of them made a world record. Sri Hartati who is a lifter assisted by Gajah Lampung, based on data from the Executive Board of the All Indonesia Weightlifting Association in Jakarta, Wednesday competed in the 57-kg class to break 2 world records for the total power and in the Squat type. In the total power, Sri Hartati set a new world record with a total of 565 kg and won gold. Then, the 34-year-old woman squat lifter recorded 225 kg and won gold at the same time. Besides Sri, a woman lifter from West Kalimantan, Widari who competed in 47-kg class also won two gold medals and one silver. Although ranked second in a total of 476 kg, Widari broke the world record for the Bench Press with 141 kg.
Australian rider, Jesse Ewart (Team Sapura Cycling Malaysia) retained three jersey: yellow, green and polka dot, after completing Stage IV of the Tour de Singkarak cycling race in Agam, on last Wednesday (7/11). Although finishing 23rd in the fourth stage, Ewart still has the best time record in the general rider standings (15 hours 51 minutes 32 seconds) until he has the right to defend the yellow jersey he won in Stage-III race. Thai rider, Ariya Phounsavath from Thailand Continental Cycling Team chased Ewart in second place with a time difference of two seconds, followed by Indonesian rider, Muhammad Abdurrohman from KFC Team with a time difference of 1 minute 5 seconds. Stage-IV race, as far as 144 km from Padang to Agam, has three sprint points, namely in Lubuk Alung (km 25.5), Sungai Limau (km 62), Lubuk Basung (km 107.9), and one climb point of King Of Mountain in Turn 44 Ambun Pagi which has an altitude of 1,140 meters (km 144 / category 1). Ewart also still holds a green jersey after being the fastest in the sprint category, and polka dot jersey for the climb category (King of Mountain). Meanwhile, Stage IV, which was marked by the fall of rain, belonged to Thai Thanakhan Chaiyasombat (Thailand Continental Cycling Team), who finished ahead with 3 hours 52 minutes 6 seconds followed by Dutch rider, Adne Van Engelen (Bike Aid) in second place and Sanghong Park from Korea (LC Cycling Team) is ranked third. Abdul Sholeh from KFC Cycling team became the fastest Indonesian rider in stage IV, but the best Indonesian rider standing was held by Muhammad Abdurrahman (KFC Cycling Team) who was still entitled to wear a red-and-white jersey. The KFC Cycling team from Indonesia was still ranked second in the general classification of the team after Stage IV overshadowed the Thailand Continental Cycling Team at the top.
The Indonesian national football team immediately practiced tactics on the first day of training in Singapore on Wednesday (7/11), ahead of the AF Group 2018 Cup B match against Singapore on Friday (9/11). The training at the Bisham Stadium was held a day after Indonesia arrived in Singapore on Tuesday night (6/11). This was said by the Indonesian national team coach, Bima Sakti, quoted from the official website of the Indonesian Football Association in Jakarta on Wednesday. In the session, Bima seemed to sharpen the stabbing of the winger who had become the mainstay of the Indonesian national team. The fast runners in the national team like Riko Simanjutak, Andik Vermansah, Febri Hariyadi and Irfan Jaya are prepared to rip off the opponent's defense from the wide side. In line with his coach, Andik Vermansah was determined to take home three points from away games versus Singapore. Group B matches against Singapore's AFF 2018 Cup take place at the National Stadium, Singapore on Friday (9/11) starting at 19.00 WIB. In Group B. In addition to Singapore, Indonesia joined with defending champions Thailand, the Philippines and Timor Leste.