The pemanah from 32 countries members of the Asian Archery Federation (AAF) will enliven Asian Archery Championship to the 16-akan held in Bali on November 15 to 21 future.
From 32 countries, it is estimated as many as 370 athletes will appear along with 80 trainers, 90 formal, 150 nonofisial and 20 participants from the media. Even this will compare the two numbers recurve and compound.
General Chairman of the PB Perpani Taufik Effendi Menpan RI, also said that the appointment of Indonesia as the host this championship based on the council meeting Asian Archery Federation (AAF) in Bangkok in February.
“Championship which takes place every two years will also be used as a place for the Asian zone prakualifikasi junior Asia pemanah to grab tickets to the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010. Besides, even this event as well as testing for the last ASEAN pemanah appear before SEA Games in Laos, “he said in Taman Ria Senayan Jakarta, Wednesday (3/6).
For the last time the championship was conducted in 2007 in X’ian, China, Indonesia akan down athletes who currently built in Andalan Athlete Program (PAL). Perpani akan down eight athletes son and eight daughters athletes.
Taufik said that if the achievement is the archery Indonesia decreased. This is more likely caused from the bottom of the system that is still lacking. However, this branch is one branch that can be in the Olympics who had carved as a trio seize heroine Olympic silver medal in 1988.
On the development of this branch of sport in the country, said Taufik are focusing more of the students in these areas.
Countries in Asia can be advanced panahannya athletes because they are built starting from the elementary school. “This is the obstacle branch shaft equipment that costs at least Rp 5 million per dozen,” he said.