Thio Ging Hwie

Eric Thio Ging Hwie, Indonesianized as Wibowo Susetio, (29 November 1923 - 4 June 1989) was an Indonesian weightlifter. He competed in the men's lightweight event at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1]

Thio Ging Hwie
Personal information
NationalityIndonesian
Born(1923-11-29)29 November 1923
Died4 June 1989(1989-06-04) (aged 65)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Sport
SportWeightlifting

He was the first Chinese Indonesian sportsman to compete at the Olympic Games, when he took part in 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, the first Olympics attended by Indonesia.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Thio Ging Hwie Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  2. ^ Atlet Indonesia Berdarah Cina Pertama Di Olimpiade ("First Indonesian Athlete of Chinese Blood at the Olympics") by Caesar Sardi at Juara.net, 30 January 2014.