Indonesian students succeeded to win quite a proud achievement in the Karate tournament in Belgium. In the Open International de la Province de Liège tournament: the 3ième Edition, the Indonesian contingent won 10 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals. In the final medal standings, Indonesia is in 4th place under the hosts Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
This year’s participation is Indonesia’s second participation in this tournament. At first, the tournament that was held 17-18 November in the city of Herstal, Liege Province, Belgium was only followed by European countries, before finally being opened to countries on all continents.
Quoted from the web www.sportdata.org, Indonesia sent three teams in this tournament. The three teams were formed based on age and level of education, which are Indonesia Elementary School, Indonesian Middle School, and Indonesian High School. The Indonesian high school team is ranked 7th in the table based on the team. They won 4 gold medals, 1 silver and 2 bronze. The Indonesian Elementary Team is in 9th place with 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. While below, Indonesia Middle School is in position 10 with the acquisition of 3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze.