TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Chairman of the Central Board of the Indonesian Rock Climbing Federation (FPTI) Yenny Wahid praised the international standard of the Jakarta International Climbing Walk Park in Cakung, East Jakarta. According to him, the rock climbing wall facility was built during the leadership of DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan.
“DKI currently has the best rock climbing wall in all of Indonesia, it’s a facility that was built in Pak Anies’ time,” he said at the City Hall Hall, Central Jakarta, Monday, September 19, 2022.
Today Yenny and the FPTI management visited the City Hall for an audience with Anies Baswedan. This meeting is in order to welcome the world championship rock climbing in Jakarta next week.
The International Sport Climbing (IFSC) world rock climbing championship will be held for the first time in Indonesia. The location is at Lot 16-17 SCBD Park, Sudirman, South Jakarta on 24-26 September 2022.
This event was attended by 200 athletes from 27 countries. Indonesia sent 42 athletes, 20 athletes speed and 22 athletes leadto compete.
According to him, the athletes of the capital city have been using the Jakarta International Climbing Walk Park as a training ground. In fact, this rock climbing wall is also used by national athletes.
Yenny Wahid thanked Anies for supporting rock climbing. He said that the DKI government under the leadership of Anies had helped launch and strengthen the achievements of rock climbing athletes. “Very significant,” said the daughter of the 4th President Abdurrahman Wahid alias Gus Dur.
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