JAKARTA – Integrated energy company PT Indika Energy Tbk. realizesits support for the national sport by becoming an official partner of Team Indonesia which will compete in the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta and Palembang. The signing of a cooperation agreement between Indika Energy and the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) as the working unit which formthe Team Indonesia, was conducted on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 in Jakarta.
“This is a form of mutual cooperation for Indonesia. The organization of Asian Games 2018 and the work of the Indonesian Team is a reflection of our nation in the international eyes. We have lots of great sportsmen who have great achievements and boast Indonesia’s name. Indika Energy as a national company that supports their struggle, “said Arsjad Rasjid, President Director of Indika Energy.
Together with Erick Thohir as Chairman of KOI, also attended the event are the representative of athletes from Team Indonesia, they are Diananda Choirunisa, Archery Athlete and Pungky Afriecia Volleyball Athlete.They have succesfullyscored their achievements and engraved brilliantly, however,the journey that they’ve been throughare full of sacrifices and hard work.
Diananda who is familiarly called Dian for example has been practicing archery since young age. The achievement of his father who wrestle martial arts and often get a medal, it turns out to be a source of her energy in her efforts to achieve peak performance. Dian must sacrifice her playingtime with her peers to practice archery everyday.Let’s not mention about tired, Dian must also focus on her education. Currently Dian is studying in Psychology department at Airlangga University, Surabaya. The energy that never goes away, has finally paid off. Unmitigated, the gold medal was successfully presented by a 21-year-old athlete for beloved Indonesia in SEA Games event last year in Malaysia.
This spirit also always raging within this girl who was born in Bandung, Pungky Afriecia. Although Pungky initially get opposition to volley sport, but she wasn’t feeling desperate, she continued to practice routinely in order to realize her dream of becoming a national athlete and the name of the nation in the international arena.
Strong determination, discipline, and high motivation is a red thread that can be drawn from the story of Dian and Pungky. This is also the keyword for other Indonesian athletes such as I Gede Siman Sudartawa the swimming athlete, Eko Yuli Irawan weightlifter athlete, Arki Wisnu basketball athlete, and Raphael Maitimo, soccer athlete who will compete in the 2018 Asian Games.
“The development of soft infrastructure that is the quality of Indonesian society has long been one of the concerns of Indika Energy, in addition to our contribution for more than 45 years in the national energy sector. By supporting the Team Indonesia, Indika Energy awakens the energy of Indonesian athletes for one purpose, flap the red and white flag at the highest pole and Indonesia will be the champion, “said Arsjad.