Total of 44 gold medals won by the students at the ASEAN University Games 2018 event. In the sports party held in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, Indonesia ranked second in the last medal standings under Thailand.
ASEAN University Games (AUG) is a biennial sporting event involving athletes from ASEAN member countries. This event is organized by members of the ASEAN University Sports Council. In 2018, AUG will be held from 7th to 19th of December 2018.
Quoted from Republika, the Director General of Learning and Student Affairs Prof. Ismunandar felt proud of the achievements of Indonesian students this year. This success is an increase from the previous event, where Indonesia only occupied third place.
“Kemenristekdikti (Kementrian Riset,Teknologi dan Pendidikan Tinggi-Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education) appreciates and is proud of the achievements that have been achieved by Indonesian students in this event to reach the title of second place. This achievement means increasing from AUG the previous year which was ranked at the third, “Ismunandar wrote on Friday (12/21).