Reportase.one, Jakarta – The news of the death of Syabda Perkasa Belawa has hit the Indonesian badminton squad that will compete in the 2023 Swiss Open. There are 17 representatives of Merah Putih who will appear in the BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament which will take place in St. Petersburg. Jakobshalle, Basel, starting this Tuesday, 21 March 2023.
While preparing to appear in the 2023 Swiss Open tournament, sad news came from Syabda Perkasa Belawa. This young player from Pelatnas PBSI died in a traffic accident that occurred on Monday morning, March 20 2023.
Syabda and his family had a car accident on the Pemalang toll road on their way to Sragen to mourn the death of their grandmother. The athlete died, along with his mother. His father was seriously injured, while his two brothers also had to be treated for injuries.
The sad news then became a heavy blow to the Indonesian badminton contingent who was preparing to appear at the 2023 Swiss Open.
PBSI uploaded a video of the joint prayer procession carried out by the Indonesian squad in Switzerland via social media on Tuesday, March 21, 2023.
“Pray together for Syabda from the Indonesian badminton team who will compete in the 2023 Swiss Open. Rest in peace Syabda, we will always remember and remember you,” wrote PBSI’s official account.
Apart from photos, PBSI also includes a video of the joint prayer procession.
From this upload, netizens’ attention was focused on the figure of Pitha Haningtyas Mentari. It is known that the mixed doubles player who partnered with Rinov Rivaldy was the lover of the late Syabda Perkasa Belawa.
During the joint prayer, PBSI players and officials seemed to be standing. However, Tari seemed to just sit and cry beside Apriyani Rahayu.
Tari is scheduled to compete at the 2023 Swiss Open with Rinov on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. In addition to expressing condolences, netizens, as well as former players, have tried to strengthen Pitha.
“Dance, which is strong, hugs far,” said Debby Susanto in his comments.
“Can you imagine being a pitha when you want to compete when you get news like this, cheer up phit“wrote the account user @maya_zulfa16.
Whereas @melisawidhiaa wrote, “Pitha mentarii who is patient, sincere and strong… It’s okay to sit as comfortably as you. Aaak sad, really know how it feels.”
At the 2023 Swiss Open, Indonesian representatives will have the first round on two different days. In today’s schedule, there are six representatives who will compete, including Apriyani Rahayu/Siti Fadia.
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