BANDUNG-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan appreciates and gives awards to two West Java karate athletes which are still studying in elementary school that has won the gold medal in the event of International Karate Championship 2016 in Luxembourg Germany, 12-18 October 2016.
Both athletes are Meisya Asriana Ratu Cantika (10 years old) students of Dayeuh Kolot IV State-Elementary School Bandung Regency IV winner two gold medals at Coupe Internationale de Kayl 2016 championship in Luxembourg Germany and Firman Maulana Kurniawan (14 years old) student of Human Fitrah II IT Elementary School Bandung regency who won 1 gold and 1 silver at the same championships. Both had won all medals at four numbers which is contested beat competitors from all over the participating countries.
"Alhamdulillah West Java win 3 gold and 1 silver. this is part of our gratitude to these outstanding kids, we also want to reward them perhaps with invited here they feel noticed and further spur more enthusiasm, "said Aher when receiving both athletes accompanied by their parents and teachers in his office, Gedung Sate, Bandung, Tuesday (01/11/2016).
Aher was handed cash assistance to the outstanding two athletes and scholarship to ensure their future.
"Of course this is nothing just a sum of money to develop them. We will also consider their future through a scholarship to continue their education, SMA / SMK later there will be our management, it will be easier, "he said.
This victory, continued Aher, to complement the West Java achievement who had previously won the overall championship in PON XIX and Peparnas XV in 2016. Spurred by this, West Java provincial government plans to set up a sports school in Arcamanik Sport Center Bandung.
"Currently it is being designed, the most allowing plan is in Arcamanik because there is a sport center, "he explained.
In addition to the international karate championship event, both young athletes are also won the gold medal in the event of National Student Sports Olympiad (O2SN) on national level in Jakarta 2016, at the provincial level and the level of Bandung regency.