Jakarta, Sunday (29/1/2023) -- The battle of the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters 2023 has come to an end with Jonatan Christie and Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo claiming the title of champion and runner-up in the men's singles final.
Leo Rolly Carnando / Daniel Marthin also managed to add to the record of world achievement in this prestigious event by overthrowing He Ji Ting / Zhou Hao Dong from China.
Jonatan Christie, who is familiarly called Jojo, can't stop expressing his gratitude for the brilliant results at this year's Indonesia Masters.
"This achievement is certainly something to be very proud of. Moreover, Chico and I brought home the champion and runner-up medals at once. Thanks to the coaches, the whole team, supporters, and also BNI sponsors who are always loyal to accompany our journey to the top of the world. Of course we will continue to fight to make Indonesia proud," he said on Sunday (28/1/2023).
Leo/Daniel also said that today was a proud day because they were able to prove the toughness of the Indonesian badminton team to the world.
"We dedicate this championship title to Indonesia. We always evaluate the match. This victory is the result of hard work and never-ending prayers from the coach, team, supporters, and also BNI sponsors. We thank you very much for all your support," he added.
PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. or BNI appreciates and congratulates the global achievements recorded by national badminton athletes. BNI is committed to providing support, enthusiasm and appreciation to talented athletes at the Indonesia Masters 2023 event.
In his statement, BNI Institutional Banking Director Sis Apik Wijayanto said, the achievements made by Indonesian athletes show that they have extraordinary abilities and talents that should be appreciated.
"We are very proud of the achievements in the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters 2023. This proves that our athletes are able to achieve success in the international arena," he said on Sunday (29/1/2023).
Sis Apik disclosed, BNI's commitment as the main sponsor of the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) will always provide full support for badminton.
Support is also provided for the education and development of athletes and infrastructure to continue to support the creation of more outstanding young athletes on the world stage.
He added, in the future BNI is committed to continuing to support the development and coaching of badminton branches carried out by PBSI to continue to carve out the next world historic achievements.
"We are also very grateful that BNI has been given the opportunity to continue to contribute to the development of badminton in Indonesia, which has always recorded global achievements," he said.