The athletes who were preparing for the 2019 SEA Games were visited by the Minister of Youth and Sports (Menpora), Zainudin Amali. Together with Sesmenpora Gatot S Dewa Broto, Acting Deputy Assistant of Achievement Ahmad Arsani, Chairman of the Indonesian Olympic Games (KOI) Raja Sapta Oktohari, the group saw the exercise conducted by Muhammad Zohri et al at Madya Stadium in the Bung Karno Complex (GBK), Jakarta, Friday (25 / 10).
During his visit, Menpora hopes athletes can gain gold from athletics. “Our hopes for athletes are extraordinary at this SEA Games. Continue to be enthusiastic in practicing, instill it. I ask to practice seriously. By practicing seriously, hopefully the gold medal can be won, “said the Menpora.
Muhammad Zohri himself will not be sent to the 2019 SEA Games. This was said by the Chairperson of the Great Indonesian Athletics Association (PB PASI), Bob Hasan. The 88-year-old man gives junior athletes the opportunity to participate in the Philippines. According to him, this is one way to carry out regeneration in the athletic branch.
“Love the opportunity to young people, like Richi, Rico, 17-18 (years) we send it. We are not about winning or losing, there are young stars,” Bob Hasan said as quoted by Tempo.