Muhamad Farid Husen, Medal Designer of YOG 2018


Indonesian youths again make their country proud in the eyes of the international community. This time, a young man from Ponorogo won the International Olympic Medal Design Competition (IOC) for the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires. The Youth Olympic Games are world-class sports events attended by teenagers aged 14 to 18 years.

The young man named Muhamad Farid Husen managed to become a champion after competing with 300 other works whose participants came from 50 countries. The work entitled “Fireworks of Victory” rated by the judges, worthy of being a winner. This student from Ponorogo takes the element of fireworks, because fireworks represent the joy and glory of the Youth Olympic Games. In addition, fireworks are also a reflection of young athletes in achieving their dreams.

Since it was held in 2012, Farid is the youngest winner to win the competition. A set of medals and tablet prize from one of the famous gadget brands became the property of the 18-year-old young man. The third year high school students are scheduled to attend at the opening of the Youth Olympics Games 2018 in Argentina, in October 2018. “It is truly an honor for me to be part of the Youth Olympic Games,” Farid said as quoted from


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