05 Jun 2015, 09:04 WIB

MNC Group Fully Supports Muay Thai Indonesia

JAKARTA – CEO MNC Group Hary Tanoesoedibjo determined to develop Muay Thai Indonesia. As Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Muay Thai Indonesia (PBMI), he is ready to support the development of muay thai Indonesia to be more rapid.

On Thursday (04/06), Hary leaded the official opening of the national championship of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and the National Police trophy in NAM Hotel, Jakarta, 5-7 June 2015. The championship was joined by 135 athletes from 25 provinces in Indonesia by presenting 5 categories namely pre-beginner, beginner, cadet, junior, and senior.

"There must be competition if we want to improve sports in Indonesia, supporting by a good coach and logistics because event needs sponsors, "he said. Hary also asserted that it needs exposure in media so that public is able to watch the competition easily.

In this way, the spirit of the players became high and could also be a place of searching new players. Furthermore, Indonesian athletes need to compete in International areas to boost their confidences. Media support HT is intended to cover all activities of muaythai Indonesia through the media under the auspices of MNC Group.

Hary provided media support by covering all activities of muay thai Indonesia through media under MNC Group. Hary also stated that MNC Group has set up a channel, named Channel MNC Sport 1, which will broadcast this competition. "I also have the capacity to help in terms of logistics.” said him.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) Suratman explained that muay thai also have a great opportunity to be able to perform at the 2017 SEA Games in Malaysia but it needs a good communication between the board of muay thai Indonesia with Malaysia.

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(Toyib Abdullah / Gaby Oksavira)