Indonesia to hold Daihatsu master 2019

Achmad Budiharjo
IANS|22-Nov-2018 20:11

Jakarta, Nov 22 : The committee of the Daihatsu Indonesia masters 2019 has vowed readiness for holding the forthcoming international badminton tournament in the country.

The tournament with the category of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) world tour super 500 is set to be played on January 22-27 in Istora Senayan of Indonesia's capital, head of the committee Achmad Budiharjo disclosed here on Thursday.

The committee of the event provides a total of 350,000 U.S. dollars in prize, Budiharjo cited, reports Xinhua news agency.

"The preparation has been undertaken since two months ago," he said.

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For this year's Daihatsu Indonesia masters 2018 from January 23-28, Indonesian badminton players secured two gold medals -- one from from men singles, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, and another from men doubles pair Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, according to the committee. 

Besides, Indonesian shuttlers also garnered silver medals, the committee said, 

The tournament will be the fourth masters of the BWF world tour and also a part of Indonesian masters championship which has been played since 2010.