Governor Appreciates JIEPP's Role in Facilitating Equestrian Sports in Jakarta
Reported by Yudha Peta Ogara | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan handed over the Jakarta Governor Trophy to the winners of the 2022 Federation Equestrian International (FEI) Jumping Challenge championship organized by Equinara Horse Sport at the Jakarta International Equestrian Park Pulomas (JIEPP), East Jakarta, on Saturday (6/26).
We want this to be a place where athletes can train and bring Indonesia's name to the international arena
He handed over the medals for the 130-cm class to Agung Riyanto (Bosco - Branchto Stable) and the 145-cm class to Marco Wowiling (Equinara Horse Sport).
At that time, he expressed his gratitude for the role of Equinara Horse Sport which has brought Jakarta on the radar for activities and even equestrian championships in Jakarta.Jakarta Supports the Development of Equestrian Sports
"We know that this facility in Jakarta is one of the best, and has even been recognized in the southern hemisphere. We want this to be a place where athletes can train and bring Indonesia's name to the international arena," he expressed, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release, Monday (6/27).
He also correlated that the 2022 FEI Jumping Challenge is very important for the existence of Jakarta as a global city.
"Jakarta has again hosted an international event in the last few days. This is like a message in the Jakarta Celebration commemoration that Jakarta is a global city and one of them is to host this event. Today is an important global event. I express my appreciation and hope that it will continue to grow and more championships will be held in Jakarta," he added.
Aside that, he appreciated the organization of an event with international regulatory standards like this, which received an overwhelming response from athletes and residents of Jakarta.
"I'm happy and proud to see the enthusiasm of the participants who come from various provinces to compete, especially Jakartans who enthusiastically welcomed the equestrian sport," he concluded.
As for the information, there are about 182 horses (504 Entries) with participants from 27 clubs who come from West Java, Central Java, East Java, Bali, Lampung, and South Sumatra.
Honorary President Adinda Yuanita uttered that the competition is a form of seriousness and effort to improve the quality of the match. It presented international officials from 4 countries, namely Thorsten Wittenberg (Senior Trainer - Longines World Academy Equestrian, Germany), Waldo Yeh (Judge L-3 FEI, Taiwan), Ramin Shafiee (Technical Delegate Asian Games 2022, Iran), and Mr. Nai Yue H (President of Ground Jury L-3, Singapore).