Therefore, becoming an ASEAN Para Games volunteer is a new experience of involvement in the event for people with disabilities.
Solo, C Java (ANTARA) – The Indonesian ASEAN Para Games Organizing Committee (INASPOC) on Thursday held a briefing for 1,300 volunteers selected for the 11th ASEAN Para Games, which will run from July 30 to August 6 2022.
Volunteers will play an important role in the success of the international sporting event, Deputy Head of INASPOC in charge of tournament administration, Bayu Rahardian, told the capital on Thursday.
The volunteers will be the face of the implementation of the 11th ASEAN Para Games as they will deal directly with the participants, he added.
During the briefing, volunteers were briefed on general questions regarding the manifestation of the event theme.
“Thereafter, the volunteers will be trained according to their respective divisions for three days. For example, in the transport division, the volunteers will (learn how to) prepare for the arrival of the athletes at the hotel and at the competition site”, the manager said. informed.
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Meanwhile, one of the volunteers, Septiana Fitri Maria (33), said that before volunteering for the 11th ASEAN Paralympic Games, which will be hosted by the city of Surakarta in the province of Central Java, she had volunteered for the 2011 SEA Games in Jakarta.
“Therefore, becoming a volunteer for the ASEAN Paralympic Games is a new experience of involvement in the event for people with disabilities,” she added.
Eleven countries are to take part in the event: Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, Timor Leste, Brunei, Laos, Vietnam and Indonesia, which is hosting the event.
Participants will compete in 14 sports: athletics, boccia, archery, judo, powerlifting, swimming, table tennis, court tennis, chess, goalball, badminton, cerebral palsy football, basketball and volleyball. seated ball.
Meanwhile, competition venues include Manahan Stadium (for athletics and tennis), Sebelas Maret University Sports Faculty Sports Hall (boccia and goalball), Kota Barat Field ( archery), Tirtonadi Convention Hall (judo and table tennis), and Solo Paragon Hotel (powerlifting), Semarang Jati Diri Sports Hall (swimming), Solo Dwangsa Hotel (chess), Edutorium Building of Muhammadiyah Surakarta University (badminton), stadium of Sebelas Maret University (cerebral palsy football), Sritex Sports Hall (basketball), as well as the sports hall of Tunas Pembangunan University (sitting volleyball).
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