Ex-Sugar Factory Will Be the Venue of ASEAN Para Games 2022
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VIVA – The ASEAN Para Games XI 2022 will be held on July 30 to August 6 at Solo, Central Java. It is known that the venue used for this match is the former Colomandu sugar factory.
Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia, Zainudin Amali, and Chairman of the Indonesia ASEAN Para Games Organizing Committee (INASPOC), Gibran Rakabuming Raka visited the venue for the ASEAN Para Games XI 2022 on Monday, June 20, 2022.
The first venue visited by the Minister of Youth and Sports and the Chair of INASPOC was the University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) Edutorium. The group immediately walked into the multi-purpose building which is planned to be used for the Muhammadiyah congress in November 2022.
The plan, the building which has a capacity of thousands of people, will be used as a venue for the badminton sport.
"For the badminton venue, everything is ready. I don't imagine that in Solo there are a place like this," said Zainudin Amali when inspecting the badminton venue at the UMS Edutorium on Monday, June 20, 2022.
Furthermore, the Minister of Youth and Sports revealed that the condition of the venue was quite good. It is certain that athletes with disabilities for the badminton sport will feel comfortable when competing at the UMS Edutorium.
“They will be comfortable playing and will definitely feel happy with the venue. I think this is an international standard from the pitch and the stands for the audience,” he said.