Biak (ANTARA) – The management of the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) in Biak Numfor Regency, Papua, who will soon be inaugurated, has initial work to prepare the best athletes for the 2022 Papua Provincial Province.
“Dispora is waiting for Biak Regent Herry Ario Naap’s instructions to schedule the inauguration of the KONI board for the 2022-2027 period,” said Acting Head of the Biak Youth and Sports Office, Arius Mirino in Biak, Thursday.
He admitted that if the Biak KONI management had not been sworn in, they could not send athletes to the Papua Province Province.
Arius said the Biak Dispora continues to coordinate with the General Chair of KONI Papua Kenius Kogoya to arrange the time for the inauguration of the KONI board.
“Athletes’ preparations for the Papua Province Province continue to run in every sport even though the Biak KONI management has not been sworn in,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Indonesian Taekwondo Pengcab Biak Anwar Akbar said the Taekwondo branch had conducted a training camp for six Taekwondo athletes to prepare for the Papua Province Porprov in November 2022.
Anwar said that the six Biak Taekwondo athletes will participate in the Papua Provincial Government and are still training.
“Six Taekwondoin athletes will compete in the Papua Province for poomsae (dance arts) and Kyorugi (fighting) numbers,” said Anwar Akbar.
According to ANTARA’s observations, Thursday afternoon, the archery branch was practicing in the Manuhua Air Force Base and hocki was also conducting preparatory exercises for the 2022 Papua Province Porprov.