UNAIR NEWS – Abdul Aziz loves joining various martial arts championships. He succeeded in getting a very prestigious award, being an outstanding graduate of Universitas Airlangga Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Affairs (FPK) for the period of March 2019.
“I compete in championships from the first semester to the final semester. I participated from regional to international championships. This is what makes me more productive and of course lead me to various championship competitions, “said called Aziz.
Aziz admitted that while pursuing martial arts, he tried to focus more in carrying out everything he did, such as managing his busy schedule during college and during practice. Although according to him, sometimes it is hard, such as when having to leave college to take part in the championship, but he insisted that he can do both optimally.
“The limited time sometimes confused me. But my friends in UNAIR are very supportive. Moreover, the university also always encouraged me and the team to participate in the championships, ” he said.
Aziz has won 7 prestigious martial arts awards, First Place in UNAIR Pencak Silat Student Week, First Place in National Championship Pencak Silat YKTC, Second Place in Pomda Pencak Silat of East Java, 3rd Place in Pencak Silat National Championship of Makassar State University (UNM), 1st Place in Asian National Pencak Silat Championship and Europe in Bandung, and 3rd Place in Tapak Suci International Championship in Surabaya.
“The best achievement in my opinion is when I was the 3rd Winner of 2017 Singapore Open Pencak Silat Championship in Singapore,” said Aziz who is also a fighter for the Tapak Suci Student Activity Unit (UKM) UNAIR. (*)
Author: Fariz Ilham Rosyidi
Editor: Binti Q. Masruroh