PBESI has great success led by Budi Gunawan, the Indonesian Women’s Esports National Team Wins the 2023 MLBB Sea Games Gold Medal
Banten – Strong Indonesian female athletes have won a gold medal in the 2023 MLBB SEA Games Grand Final by winning the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang or MLBB esports event. This victory is a matter of pride for Indonesia, because these athletes managed to beat the Philippines with passion and courage.
The President of the International Esports Federation (IESF), Vlad Marinescu, acknowledged PBESI’s success in developing esports in Indonesia and believes that the esports ecosystem in Indonesia is able to ensure faster growth for this sport. Leadership General of Police (Purn) Prof. Dr. Budi Gunawan as General Chair of PB ESI has proven successful in bringing many achievements in the world of esports.
Meanwhile, when picking up the Women’s National Team for Esports Mobile Legends: Bang-Bang (MLBB), Deputy Secretary General of PBESI, Dr. I Gede Made Kartikajaya, expressed his respect and pride for the extraordinary achievements of Indonesian esports athletes that have been achieved so far.
“We’re picking up the nation’s heroes. Indonesian esports heroes who won gold medals at the Cambodian Sea Games. I would like to thank all of you, the esports gold medalists in Mobile Legends Mobile Legends: Bang-Bang (MLBB) Putri. Achieved the highest achievement in the Cambodian Sea Games”, said I Gede.
I Gede hopes that the other teams in the Cambodian Sea Games can also achieve the same achievement by winning the gold medal for Indonesia, considering that there are still 3 more teams competing.
“In the future, we hope that others will follow your steps as the winner of the Gold Medal at the Sea Games. I am extremely proud of you guys who have brought gold to Indonesia in the esports branch,” he said.
Similarly, the Central Executive of the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI), Icuk Sugiarto, said welcome to the Indonesian women’s esports fighters who had made their mark on the Cambodian Sea Games stage.
“I congratulate all of you who have made achievements and made Indonesia’s name in the esports branch even more glorious. This victory will be a trigger for Indonesian esports athletes. Hopefully it will not only win at the Sea Games but also at other international stages,” said Icuk.
He added that this victory would be a joint challenge that Indonesian esports can achieve not only at the Asean level but at the Asian level and even at the world level.
“I represent KONI Pusat hope that Indonesian Esports will be more successful,” he said.
This extraordinary group of athletes consists of Vival, Fumi Eko, Cinnyyy, Vivian, and Chell, who have contributed gold medals to Indonesia.
One member of the women’s team, Vivian, expressed her great joy and pride for this achievement, which she had never expected before. He feels proud to be an athlete and contribute to his country.
“It feels like having a responsibility for the country, everyone hopes for us too, keep trying their best and in totality so that they get gold at the Cambodian Sea Games,” said Vivian.
Vivian admitted that she and her team had made very good preparations so they could bring a gold medal to Indonesia.
“In order to keep achieving and defending the gold medal, we will continue to play, practice continuously and we will extend our win streak and always want to keep learning,” he said.