The national badminton athletes who joined the PBSI Cipayung National Training Center (Pelatnas), this year felt a different feel of Eid. Having a great time in the midst of a co-19 pandemic, the Indonesian Team of the Heroes celebrated Eid al-Fitr with colleagues in Pelatnas, because they could not go home.
In the atmosphere of Eid this time, the badminton players still have to keep their nostalgic meetings for their homes, families and hometowns. PBSI decided to run an independent quarantine to its athletes. This makes them must remain in Pelatnas Cipayung since March 2020 last.
Through social media Instagram, several Pelatnas Cipayung badminton athletes also shared their Eid celebrations there, one of which was, the men’s doubles which were always the mainstay of the Indonesian Team, Fajar Alfian / Muhammad Rian Ardianto,
The two of them, shared with the community, how was the moment of Eid in Cipayung with other badminton players, through video and photos, even in one of Rian’s Instastory uploads, he showed a video of the togetherness of the athletes, when he was enjoying the special dishes of Eid, rhombus and chicken opor.
The same thing is also shown by the mixed doubles national team player Pitha Haningtyas Mentari through his Instagram account. Pitha shared the moment of Eid al-Fitr prayers with her badminton counterparts, and said ‘happy Eid’.
Several other badminton players from Pelatnas also shared moments that were not much different. In fact, one of the uploads of the women’s doubles player, Tania Oktaviani Kusumah in the instastory, combines a photo of herself with separate families in one frame.