Rocky Gerung asks Jokowi to pay more attention to mountain climbers ahead of the Paris Olympics

Rocky Gerung asks Jokowi to pay more attention to mountain climbers ahead of the Paris Olympics
Rocky Gerung asks Jokowi to pay more attention to mountain climbers ahead of the Paris Olympics.

FOUR Indonesian mountaineers have been confirmed to have qualified for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. This follows the achievements of Veddriq Leonardo and Rajiah Salsabillah who have just confirmed their tickets for the 2024 Olympic Games after winning the qualifying event in Budapest, Hungary.

Veddriq Leonardo and Rajiah Salsabillah both finished third in the final round of the second qualifying series for the 2024 Budapest Olympic Games in Budapest in the speed event, Saturday (22/6).

Vedrriq and Rajiah's success in securing tickets to the 2024 Paris Olympics has further strengthened the Indonesian rock climbing team. Previously, Rahmad Adi Mulyono and Desak Made Rita Kusuma Dewi confirmed Olympic tickets through the 2023 Asian Qualifiers in Jakarta and the 2023 IFSC World Championships in Bern, Switzerland.

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“We, the Indonesian Rock Climbing Federation, especially thank President Jokowi and the Minister of Youth and Sports, the ranks of coaches, doctors and athletes. In Budapest we ensure that Indonesian rock climbing athletes will compete at the Olympic Games in Paris. We are confident that we will bring home gold medals and that is the promise we have made,” said Rocky Gerung, vice-chairman of the Natural and Recreational Rock Climbing Department of the Indonesian Rock Climbing Federation (FPTI), in a written statement, Minggi (23/6).

Still, Rocky hopes that the government will pay more attention to climbing. He hopes to get help from the government to meet all the needs of the athletes ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

“We want to get support, spiritual support and everything we need to ensure that the sport of rock climbing will make its mark internationally,” Rocky said.

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Rocky emphasized that this success was the result of the hard work and dedication of the entire team, from coaches, doctors to athletes who had trained diligently to reach the peak of their performance. He also really hopes for support from the Indonesian government and the Indonesian people for the success of Indonesian athletes at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

With great motivation, Indonesian mountaineers are ready to make the nation proud on the international stage. They asked for prayers and support from all Indonesians for their success in the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

FPTI General Chairman Yenny Wahid expressed his deep gratitude to the Indonesian people for the support they have provided.

“Thank you to the Indonesian people for their support so that today we can even get four tickets to the Olympic Games. “These are our champions, Veddriq Leonardo, Rajiah Salsabillah and other great athletes who will continue to make the sound of rock climbing around the world shake,” said Yenny Wahid (P-5).

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