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Sport World Friday, October 16, 2015

VOI SPORT WORLD, 16-10-2015

 

welcome to Sport World! For the next 30 minutes, we will bring you several sports news and events.

we begin this week’s Sport World with Pencak Silat. Jeneponto Held Pencak Silat Art Festival.

Jeneponto regency, South Sulawesi was appointed by South Sulawesi Indonesian Pencak Silat Association -IPSI to hold the National Pencak Silat Art Festival on November 2015. The event is aimed to motivate the athletes to be more serious in deepening the art class of Pencak Silat. Besides, the festival, according to the South Sulawesi IPSI Head, Syamsu Rizal, will be participated in by many participants across Indonesia, because the event is also a qualification round for the international level. Besides the National Pencak Silat Art Festival 2015, South Sulawesi IPSI is also ready to hold the regional tournament in Sinjai regency, South Sulawesi on October 16-18 2015, a selection round for the oncoming National Sports Week 2015.

 

we continue with Winning in Olympiad, Athletes to Receive Lifetime Allowance

Youth and Sports Minister, Imam Nahrawi during the 3rd National Recreational Sports Festival in Denpasar, Bali said the government is formulating a regulation to give lifetime allowance to the athletes with achievements during Olympiads. According to Minister Nahrawi, in the plan, athletes with gold medals will receive Rp 20 million per month, silvers with Rp 15 million, and bronzes with Rp 10 million per month. Besides, the ministry is encouraging the third party or private companies and other institutions to provide insurance for the athletes. Previously on October 9th, the Youth and Sports Ministry has signed a MoU with Head of State Employee Agency (BKN) Bima Harya Wibisana. Meanwhile, the ministry had appointed around 1,000 athletes and coaches as Civil Servant Canditates – CPNS in accordance witht the Youth and Sports Ministry Regulation no. 0275/2010. Deputy of Sports Achievement Development Department, Djoko Pekik Irianto in his report explained, since 2007-2015, there have been 1,201 coaches and assistants as Civil Servants.

 

Sports lover, our next sports event is from Cycling. Arvin Moazemi Wins Tour de Singkarak.

Arvin Moazemi Goudarzi won Tour de Singkarak 2015 by becoming the fastest during the 9 stages covering 1,100 kms. He finished at Jalan Samudera, Padang, West Sumatra on Sunday (11/10). The Pishgaman Giant Team Iran defeated his teammate Amir Zargari with 29:40:52 or 3 minutes and 23 seconds faster, granting him the yellow jersey from Zargari. The potential of Goudarzi had been seen since the last 3 stages.

Tour de Singkarak 2015 was a bit different from its previous series after the first stage from Painan to Padang Pariaman had to be cancelled. The point and time counting began in the second stage, where Arvin finished in the second position after Amir Zargari. His position was changing although mostly in the big 10 from the second to the eight stages. On the last stage, Arvin played safe and finished in the first position, witnessed by the Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya. With the highest rank on the event, Arvin Moazemi Goudarzi received the US$ 3,000. With this, the Pishgaman Giant Team cyclists won Tour de Singkarak for two consecutive years.

 

Our next sports event is from Boxing. The meeting of Daud Yordan VS Josh King was Cancelled.

Indonesian Boxer, Daud Yordan revealed the reason of the cancelled WBO Asia Pacific lightweight title duel against Josh King from Australia, which should have been held in Bali, November 8 2015. The cancellation was caused by the non-technical reason from Josh King. Thus, the duel will be rearranged, including the schedule, location, and Daud’s opponent. Daud revealed, there are two candidates to be his opponent in December, from Latin America and Asia, yet to be fixed. Nevertheless, Daud admitted that he is not disturbed by the changes. He is still very optimistic for the duel. He said, whoever the opponent will be, his preparation and the winning probability would not change.

 

Sports lovers, we continue with Racing. Rio Haryanto Finished 2nd on Russia GP.

Indonesian racer, Rio Haryanto finished second position during the GP2 Russia sprint race in Sochi Circuit on Sunday, (11/10). Like during the first race (feature race) on Saturday, accident occurred in the first lap. Marlon Stockinger and Rene Binder collided, while Dean Stoneman twisted at the second turn.

Safety car entered the course. Richi Stanaway led the race, followed by Rio and Arthur Pic. In the end of the second lap, the safety car left the course and the battle began again. Stanaway immediately tried to get away from Rio and Pic. On the 8th lap, Raffaele Marciello and Stoffel Vandoorne respectively passed through Pic, securing the 3rd and 4thposition. In the front, Stanaway and Rio were still leading. In the end of the 11thlap, Stanaway was 2.7 seconds faster than Rio. Behind them, Marciello and Vandoorne fought for the 3rd position, while Pic was on the 5th. The 22 years old racer outstandingly defended his position against the pressure from two racers behind him. However, on the 16th lap, he began to get away further.

On the 19th lap, Rio successfully approached Stanaway with 0.5 seconds gap. On the 20thlap, Rio passed Stanaway at the 13thturn, right when the yellow flag due to Johnny Cecotto’s incident. Rio must gave his place back to Stanaway. The last one lap must be with safety car in front of the racers. The race ended with Stanaway on the 1stposition, followed Rio on the 2nd. Rio stepped onto the podium again after his latest victory in Silverstone Circuit, England. He also gained 12 additional points.

 

we end the Sport World with Soccer. President Cup Final to be Held in Gelora Bung Karno

Mahaka Sports and Entertainment with Jakarta Metro Police finally announced that the Final of President Cup 2015 between Persib Bandung and Sriwijaya FC on Sunday (18/10) will be held in the Main Stadium of Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, Jakarta. According to Jakarta Metro Police Chief, Tito Karnavian, the police with the National Army (TNI) from Jakarta Military Command will  guard the final in Bung Karno. Tito explained, his side had communicated with the supporter coordinators. The Jakarta Precinct Police had been assigned to communicate with the JakMania coordinator and the West Java Regional Police Chief will instruct his personnel to guard the Bobotoh (Persib Bandung’s supporters) on their way to Jakarta. Later, the security will also perform sweeping for dangerous stuffs such as alcohol, sharp weapon, firework, and laser.

that was Sport World. We meet again next week, with more sports news and events. Thank you

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