BANDUNG - Vice Governor of West Java, Deddy Mizwar said the achievement of West Java athletes for Taekwondo sports (sports) currently spelled out prominently in terms of achievements both at the national and international levels.
"But the achievements achieved by Taekwondo athletes West Java origin is in the arena of the Austrian Open, with won 3 gold medals from a total of 4 gold obtained by Indonesia, the nomo poomsae," he said.
Vice Governor hopes, this championship becomes one way to maintain taekwondo sporting achievements in West Java as well as a breeding and coaching event of taekwondo athletes in West Java.
"The achievements that have been made by the athletes of West Java, especially in PON can be maintained on PON XX / 2020 in Papua later, 'hoped Vice Governor, told reporters in Pajajaran Sport Hall Bandung, Saturday (4/11)
According to Vice Governor, in PON 2016 ago, West Java is able to become the overall champion by reaching 217 gold and its athletes can solve 89 national record, 26 asia record, and 5 world record.
"Looking at the various achievements of West Java taekwondo athletes, so there is no harm in this activity should be supported continuously," he said. (Parno)