President Jokowi: Indonesia is Ready to Host the 2036 Olympics at IKN


BALI – LOKADEWATANEWS.COM – President Joko Widodo said that Indonesia is ready to host the biggest sporting event in the world, the Olympics in 2036. The President prepared the Archipelago Capital (IKN) as the place.

“On this occasion, I convey Indonesia’s willingness and readiness to host the 2036 Olympics in the Archipelago’s Capital,” said the President in a statement at the Apurva Kempinski Hotel, Badung Regency, Bali Province, Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

President Jokowi said that as Chair of the G20 in 2022, he and the G20 leaders emphasized the importance of sports. In addition to health, sports also have an important role in uniting the world.

“I, as Chair of the G20 2022, together with other G20 leaders emphasize the important role of sport for health and can unite the world, especially at this time,” he added.

Furthermore, the President views that the success of the next Olympics and Paralympics will emphasize the importance of neutrality in international sporting events. The next Olympics and Paralympics recorded are the 2024 Paris Olympics, Milano-Cortina for 2026 (winter), Los Angeles for 2028, Brisbane for 2032 and the 2024 Youth Olympic Games in Gangwon (winter) and Dakar in 2026.

“(Success of the Olympics and Paralympics) will emphasize the importance of political neutrality in international sporting events as well as the autonomy of sports organizations,” he said.

Badung, 16 November 2022
Press, Media and Information Bureau of the Presidential Secretariat

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