Jakarta Triathlon Federation (FTI) administrators were inaugurated by PP FTI General Chairperson, Mayjen TNI Joko W arsito at Ancol, North Jakarta, on Sunday (3/21).
" Jakarta has all potentials to develop triathlon athletes"
On that occasion, 52 administrators who had been inaugurated were emphasized their determination to bring gold medal in triathlon sports exhibition at National Sports Week (PON) in Papua and West Papua this year.
The elected General Chairperson, Dedi Supriadi ensured that gold medal target is not too grandiose. He stated that the target is in line with tagline of 'Gold Jakarta Triathlon'.
"Jakarta has all potentials to develop triathlon athletes. The key is in athlete recruitment, coaching, and focusing on measurable training," he conveyed, Monday (3/22).
In terms of organizational structure, he added, administrators arrangement involved many parties, from athletes, academics, sports experts, and professionals from various fields.
"I am sure in triathlon, Indonesia, especially Jakarta Province, can show the potentials on national and international scales," he said.
Meanwhile, Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan in his remarks stated that Jakarta FTI administrators would be solid and consistent in carrying out the mandate. He stated that triathlon requires endurance in competence.
"God willing, commitment, consistency, innovation will lead the emergence of high-achieving athletes both nationally and internationally," he stated.
This event was also attended by Jakarta Youth and Sports Agency Head, Ahmad Firdaus; Jakarta KONI Chairperson, Muhammad Id; and Youth and Sports Ministry Representative, Risdiamon.