As many as 90 out of 400 students of State and Private Senior High School (SMA) in West Jakarta have passed the selection of National Student Sports Olympic (O2SN) which falls on April 29-30, at GOR Cendrawasih, Cengkareng.
"Later on, those selected students will be motivated and will be coached again at the provincial level. Those who qualify will represent Jakarta at the national level "
"Later on, those selected students will be motivated and will be coached again at the provincial level. Those who qualify will represent Jakarta at the national level," said Head of West Jakarta Secondary Education Sub-Department, Slamet Widodo, Friday (5/2).
Widodo disclosed that the 02SN aims to facilitate and motivate the students to improve their skills. In addition, it is also as an effort to form attitude, mental, sportsmanship, honesty and a sense of solidarity among fellow students, with the hope can improve the quality of education.
In the selection, there are six sports that tested, namely karate, martial arts, athletics, tennis table, badminton, and chess. "The new branch in this event is chess. Interestingly, we've got candidates who had been plunged in the international arena," he told.
Danang Cahyanto, (17), a 11st grader student of SMA Cinta Kasih Tzu Chi, who joined in the 100-meter sprint, admitted he was deeply delighted to be selected to represent West Jakarta in the second time.
"I am so happy and hope to perform at the national level later," said Danang, who is one member of the Fajar Mas Murni athletic club.