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Disabled people free to watch 2018 Asian Para Games

Rabu 05 Sep 2018 19:09 WIB

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Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani and INAPGOC Chairman Raja Sapta Oktohari pose with Asian Para Games 2018 volunteer.

Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani and INAPGOC Chairman Raja Sapta Oktohari pose with Asian Para Games 2018 volunteer.

Foto: Fitriyanto/REPUBLIKA
The 2018 Asian Para Games will be followed by 2,888 athletes from 41 countries.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Asian Para Games Organizing Committee (INAPGOC) has made a breakthrough by giving the people with disabilities freedom to watch the Asian Para Games international championship in Jakarta from October 6 to 13, 2018. It was decided after learning from ticket problem at the 2018 Asian Games where

"We have actually a special policy to give discounts to the people with disabilities, but we will free them to watch the games, anyway," INAPGOC Chairman Raja Sapta Oktohari remarked during a media gathering on the 2018 Asian Para Games here on Tuesday.

INAPGOG will also limit the purchase of tickets to avoid brokers. "What is clear is that we will use the euphoria of the 2018 Asian Games," said Oktohari, who is also PB ISSI's general chairman.

He expressed hope that the Asian Para Games will have the same spirit as the Asian Games. In the beginning it was less desirable, but with the passing of time and the achievements made, many people then provided support directly to the location of the match.

"We want Asian Para Games to succeed in terms of administration and legacy," said the man who is also a professional boxing promoter.

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Meanwhile INAPGOC Sport Director Fanny Riawan said at this time his party was pushing for the match location preparation including adjusting to the needs of athletes. Moreover, a lot of input after the 2018 Asian Games is over.

"For the location of the shooting match at Senayan, the renovation will be carried out next week. We will carry out the preparation according to the technical delegate input," he said when confirmed.

The 2018 Asian Para Games will be followed by 2,888 athletes from 41 countries. This number has exceeded the 2014 Asian Paragames in Incheon, South Korea, totaling 2,458 athletes. There are 18 sports that will be contested.

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