Indonesia's National Olympic Committee keen on putting up a bid for the 2036 Olympic Games

JAKARTA, April 1 (Bernama-ANTARA): The National Olympic Committee of Indonesia (NOC Indonesia) continues to explore opportunities for Indonesia to host the Olympics, with a target year of 2036, said its chairperson Raja Sapta Oktohari.

"We are continuing our efforts to make Indonesia a future Olympic host, likely in 2036," he said, reported ANTARA.

He explained that Indonesia has obtained access to observe directly the readiness and preparation of the Paris 2024 Olympics and the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics.

The upcoming Paris Olympics will take place from July 26 to Aug 11.

Indonesian observers comprise representatives from the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing, and NOC Indonesia.

He expressed optimism that the efforts will move in a positive direction.

Currently, nine Indonesian athletes have qualified for the Paris Olympics, including runner Lalu Muhammad Zohri and archer Arif Dwi Pangestu.

For the record, Indonesia were also the successful host of the 2018 Asian Games which was held in Jakarta-Palembang. - Bernama-ANTARA

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