Riau Ega Agatha

Riau Ega Agatha Salsabila (born 25 November 1991) is an Indonesian recurve archer.[1] He competed in the individual recurve event and the team recurve event at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.[2] He represented Indonesia at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in the men's individual and team category.[1]

Riau Ega Agatha
Personal information
Born (1991-11-25) 25 November 1991
Blitar, East Java, Indonesia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Country Indonesia
Updated on 28 August 2018.


At the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games, Ega Agatha won gold along with partner Ika Yuliana Rochmawati in the mixed team recurve category.[3]

2015 Southeast Asian Games

In the 2015 Southeast Asian Games, Ega Agatha won silver in the men's team recurve event, along with Hendra Purnama & Muhammad Hanif Wijaya.[4] In the mixed team recurve event, he along with partner Ika Yuliana Rochmawati won the gold medal.[4][5]

2016 Summer Olympics

Ega Agatha, along with compatriot Hendra Purnama & Muhammad Hanif Wijaya, qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[6] The three of them would be competing in the men's individual and team category.

In the men's team category, the Indonesia team scored a total of 1962 from 216 arrows in the ranking round, scoring 48 10s and 23 Xs, the team managed to rank ten out of twelve teams overall. In the 1/8 Eliminations, the team met seventh-ranked Chinese Taipei, consisting of Kao Hao-wen, Wei Chun-heng, and Yu Guan-lin. Indonesia went on to win 6-2 after two wins and two ties.[7] In the Quarterfinals, they were put up against second-ranked United States, consisting of Brady Ellison, Zach Garrett, and Jake Kaminski. Indonesia went on to lose 2-6 after they had equalized points 2-2 in the second set.[8]

In the men's individual, Ega Agatha ranked 32 out of 64 participants, scoring a total of 660 from 72 arrows with 26 10s and 7 Xs. He met Xing Yu of China in the first round, and went on to win 7-1. He then was put up against first-ranked Kim Woo-jin of South Korea, who had just broken the world record the previous day in the ranking round. However, in an upset, Ega Agatha won the match 6-2 against the world champion.[9] He went on until the Round of 16, where he was beaten by Italy's Mauro Nespoli, who had beaten Ega Agatha's compatriot Muhammad Hanif Wijaya earlier on.[10]

Individual performance timeline

World Archery tournaments
Summer Olympics 3R 0/1
World Championships 3R 0/1
World Cup
Stage 1 3rd 4R 0/2
Stage 2 0/0
Stage 3 3R 0/1
Stage 4 0/0
World Cup Final DNQ 0/0
End of year world ranking 31


  1. "Riau Ega Agatha". Rio 2016 Olympics. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  2. "2015 World Archery Championships: Entries by country" (PDF). ianseo.net. pp. 7–18. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  3. "Emas Panahan ISG" [Gold in ISG's Archery]. Antara News. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  4. "Archery View Result - 28th SEA Games Singapore 2015" (PDF). seagames2015.com. p. 4. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  5. Ng, Charmaine. "SEA Games: Singapore archers land two bronzes, Indonesia dominate on first day of finals". The Straits Times. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  6. "6 teams claim Rio 2016 berths at final world qualifier". World Archery Federation. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  7. "What you missed: Men's archery team round of 16". NBC Olympics. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  8. "Men's team archery: South Korea shoots its way to gold, USA to silver". NBC Olympics. 7 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  9. Wells, Chris. "#1 Seed Kim Suffers Shock 2nd-Round Defeat in Rio". World Archery. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  10. "Riau Ega Terhenti di Babak 16 Besar" [Riau Ega stopped in round of 16]. DetikCom. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
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