UMB STUDENTS GET GOLDEN TAE KWON DO
Thoriq Muhammad Hafidz won a Gold medal at PON XX Papua 2021
Pekan Olahraga Nasional (PON) XX Papua 2021 gave birth to a number of athletes from among students. Thoriq Muhammad Hafidz (22) is one of them. The student majoring in Electrical Engineering at Universitas Mercu Buana has just won a Gold medal in the men's Gyorugi Bantam (Under 63 KG) class. Thoriq won a Gold medal in his debut in this event by defeating Taekowondoin representing East Java, Alfian Dzulfikar on Friday (1/10). In the PON XX Papua 2021, they are part of the DKI Jakarta Contingent.
Prior to winning the gold medal at PON, a series of achievements have been made by Universitas Mercu Buana students in the ninth semester, including the 2019 Pre-PON Gold Medal (Kyorugi Senior Men U-63Kg), Bandung Tae Kwon Do International Invitation Gold Medal 2017 (Senior Male U-63 Kg ), and the 2017 UNS Tae Kwo Do Championship (Bantam U-63 Kg) Gold Medal.
Because of his achievements in sports, Thoriq Muhammad Hafidz became one of the Universitas Mercu Buana students who received a scholarship for 8 semesters through the achievement path. “Universitas Mercu Buana has a scholarship program for prospective students and students who have non-academic achievements,” explained Yuni Tresnawati, M. Ikom, Head of the Student Affairs Bureau at Universitas Mercu Buana.