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Papua introduces website, mascots for 2020 PON

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, November 22 2019   /  02:25 am
Welcome to Papua: The homepage of the Papua 2020 National Games (PON) website, ponxx2020papua.com, displays a sports complex on Thursday. Papua, which launched the website on Wednesday, will host the 20th Games from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2, 2020.(Courtesy of ponxx2020papua.com)

Welcome to Papua: The homepage of the Papua 2020 National Games (PON) website, ponxx2020papua.com, displays a sports complex on Thursday. Papua, which launched the website on Wednesday, will host the 20th Games from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2, 2020.(Courtesy of ponxx2020papua.com)A picture is worth a thousand words. With that in mind, Papua has launched the 2020 National Games (PON) official website, ponxx2020papua.com, in an effort to answer questions and dispel doubts.Indonesia’s easternmost province will host its first PON, the biggest multisport competition in the country. About 6,400 athletes, 3,200 team officials and 2,800 officials will participate in the quadrennial event.Papua is about 3,463 kilometers from Jakarta, an approximately six-hour flight away.With unrest and challenges in building infrastructure for the Games, many have questioned Papua’s readiness to be the host. Neverthe...