Magetan kirim 144 atlet dan ofisial pada Porprov Jatim 2022

Magetan (ANTARA) – Magetan Regency sent a contingent of 144 athletes and officials to take part in the East Java VII Provincial Sports Week (Porprov) in 2022 which was held in Jember, Bondowoso, Situbondo, and Lumajang.

“We hope that Magetan district athletes can be a source of pride for the district government and the community. Our target is that Magetan’s achievements can exceed those of the 2019 East Java Province,” said KONI Magetan chairman Bambang Trianto in Magetan, Friday.

According to the data, in the 2019 East Java Porprov, Magetan was ranked 31st out of 38 cities/regencies in East Java. With the acquisition of 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 3 bronze medals.

At the Jember Porprov in 2022, Magetan athletes will participate in 17 of the 46 sports that have been determined by the East Java KONI.

Namely, athletics, wrestling, swimming, paragliding, aeromodeling, volleyball, futsal, taekwondo, table tennis, court tennis, chess, karate, sepak takraw, billiards, bicycles, pencak silat, and gymnastics.

“Athletes who competed in Porprov this time, most of them have achievements in East Java level championships in each sport. Please pray for the blessing of the people of Magetan,” said Bambang.

He advised the athletes to maintain the good name of Magetan Regency, namely by showing the best matches, upholding sportsmanship, and maintaining optimal stamina in competing.

East Java Province VII will be held in four regions in East Java, namely Jember, Bondowoso, Situbondo, and Lumajang. Meanwhile, the opening ceremony of the regional sports event will be held on June 25, 2022 in Jember.

According to the data, during the implementation of the East Java Porprov, the number of sports contested always increases. East Java Porprov I/2007 in Surabaya competed in 10 sports. East Java Province II/2009 in Malang Raya held 20 sports, East Java Province III/2011 in Kediri played 26 sports.

East Java Province IV/2013 in Madiun 30 sports were contested, East Java Province Province V/2015 in Banyuwangi increased to 35 sports, and East Java Province VI in Gresik, Lamongan, Tuban, and Bojonegoro played 40 sports.

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