President to send off Indonesia’s Olympics contingent on Wednesday

BATAMCLICK.COM : President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is scheduled to send off 29 athletes who will represent Indonesia at the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics in Jakarta on Wednesday (July 10), Youth and Sports Minister Dito Ariotedjo stated.

“Yes, the schedule (of the send-off) is being arranged,” he remarked after attending a meeting on the tourism fund at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, on Monday.

Ariotedjo highlighted that Team Indonesia for this year’s Olympics is the biggest in the past two decades since the 2004 Athens Olympics when the team had 38 athletes.

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The minister also underlined that this year, Indonesia will make its inaugural appearances in some sports.

“Some of our athletes have secured a spot in sports that we have never competed in at previous Olympics. God willing, we will make history. I am hoping for the public’s support,” he stated.

He remarked that preparations for Team Indonesia’s departure to Paris were almost complete.

“The preparations have progressed to about 80 percent. We only need to take care of some administrative matters and adapt on the field,” he concluded.

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Indonesian athletes who qualified for the 2024 Olympics are:

Diananda Choirunisa (archery)
Arif Dwi Pangestu (archery)
Syifa Nur Afifah Kamal (archery)
Fathur Gustafian (shooting)
Rezza Octavia (archery)
Rifda Irfanaluthfi (gymnastics)
Rio Waida (surfing)
Rahmad Adi Mulyono (wall climbing)
Desak Made Rita (wall climbing)
Veddriq Leonardo (wall climbing)
Rajiah Sallsabillah (wall climbing)
Eko Yuli Irawan (weightlifting)
Rizky Juniansyah (weightlifting)
Nurul Akmal (weightlifting)
Bernard van Aert (cycling)
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (badminton)
Jonatan Christie (badminton)
Fajar Alfian (badminton)
Gregoria Mariska Tunjung (badminton)
Muhammad Rian Ardianto (badminton)
Apriyani Rahayu (badminton)
Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti (badminton)
Rinov Rivaldy (badminton)
Pitha Haningtyas Mentari (badminton)
Maryam March Maharani (judo)
Lalu Muhammad Zohri (athletics)
La Memo (rowing)
Joe Aditya W. Kurniawan (swimming)
Azzahra Permatahani (swimming).

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