Major sporting parties, such as the 2020 Olympics and PON 2020 have been officially postponed until 2021. Although this decision may disappoint many sports people, this has not been experienced by the Indonesian goalkeeper Emilia Nova.
The 24-year-old female athlete admitted that she now had more opportunities to prepare herself. Emilia also hopes, with this delay, that she can open up opportunities to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
“Preparations for the Olympics and PON are longer. Besides that the opportunity to qualify for the Olympics is still long,” Emilia Nova said, as reported by Medcom.
“Hopefully the conditions are conducive, so that training can be even more intensive. The postponement of the Olympics and PON in my opinion is an advantage,” he continued.
However, acknowledged Emilia, that the delay of the two events, it actually takes more thought and concentration. Because, he must prepare for two large events at once in the same year in 2021.
Moreover, in 2021, not only the Olympics and PON, multi-event will be participated by Emilia, in the same year the prestigious event between Southeast Asian countries, the 2021 SEA Games will also be held in Hanoi, Vietnam.
“Actually I hope that PON can be this year. So next year I can focus on Olympic qualifications, and there are SEA Games too,” he concluded.
Emilia Nova is considered an athlete who is expected to achieve many achievements. Because so far, the runner from DKI Jakarta has managed to show an increasing trend. Finally Emilia won gold at the 2019 SEA Games in Manila.