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Jakarta Post

Central Java, Bali ready to be Tour de Indonesia’s alpha, omega

  • Bambang Muryanto and Ni Komang Erviani

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta/Denpasar   /   Fri, August 16, 2019   /  04:53 pm
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Race info of 2019 Tour de Indonesia cycling road race.(JP/Swi)

Borobudur temple in Central Java and Batur Global Geopark in Bali have been prepared to host two crucial stages of the upcoming 2019 Tour de Indonesia road cycling race, the start and finish lines. General manager of PT Borobudur Temple management I Gusti Putu Ngurah Sedana said the management had prepared the Marga Utama field, which has the famous temple as its backdrop, as the location for the race’s opening ceremony. “We have allocated the east side of the temple for the starting line as it is the closest to the main road,” he said. Organizer spokesman Dean Benitez revealed that the organizers had completed all physical preparations, including procuring road signs. “We will be placing them in final minutes before the race begins,” he told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday. Dean said each road of the race had been thoroughly inspected and evalu...