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Bob Hasan prepares solid platform, aims to produce more top athletes

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Mon, September 16 2019   /  12:38 am
Staying young: Indonesia Athletics Foundation (PASI) chairman Muhammad "Bob" Hasan (center), who is also a noted entrepreneur, poses with athletes practicing on Madya Field in the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta, on Sept. 6.(JP/Wienda Parwitasari)(PASI) chairman Muhammad "Bob" Hasan (center), who is also a noted entrepreneur, poses with athletes practicing on Madya Field in the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta, on Sept. 6.(JP/Wienda Parwitasari)

Staying young: Indonesia Athletics Foundation (PASI) chairman Muhammad "Bob" Hasan (center), who is also a noted entrepreneur, poses with athletes practicing on Madya Field in the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta, on Sept. 6.(JP/Wienda Parwitasari)Indonesia Athletics Association (PASI) chief and renowned tycoon Muhammad “Bob” Hasan has dedicated himself to the world of track and field for more than 40 years. In his eyes, Indonesia is home to a plethora of agile and talented athletes who can master the three basic movements in the sport: running, jumping and throwing. The potential talents are scattered across the archipelago and need to be found. A trade and industry minister under Soeharto’s New Order regime, Bob has tailored dozens of programs to handle everything related to athletics. Now 88 years old, he is also preparing a solid platform for the you...