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Jakarta Post

Plan B prepared for sports excluded from PON

  • Primastuti Handayani and Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, November 8 2019   /  12:38 am
Full speed: Cyclists compete in the men's elite omnium IV — 25-kilometer points race during the 2019 Asian Track Cycling Championship at the Jakarta International Velodrome in Rawamangun, East Jakarta, on Jan. 11.(JP/Seto Wardhana)(JP/Seto Wardhana)

Full speed: Cyclists compete in the men's elite omnium IV — 25-kilometer points race during the 2019 Asian Track Cycling Championship at the Jakarta International Velodrome in Rawamangun, East Jakarta, on Jan. 11.(JP/Seto Wardhana)The National Sports Council (KONI) has come up with an alternative plan for sports that are unlikely to be contested in the 2020 National Games (PON), given the limited infrastructure in host province Papua. The sports are cycling, table tennis, bridge, gateball, water skiing, golf, sport dance, petanque, woodball and soft tennis.The two-week games are set to be held in Jayapura city and regency as well as Mimika regency in October and November, 2020. Youth and Sports Ministry secretary Gatot S. Dewa Broto said the main plan to accommodate the sports was to revise a government regulation on the Games. “Now we are waiting for the revision of Government Regul...