BANDUNG - West Java Contingions won the overall championship in the VIII National Sports and Arts Inter School Boarding School (POSPENAS) VIII 2019 which took place from 24 to 29 November, at SOR Arcamanik, Bandung City, West Java.
In POSPENAS VIII 2019, West Java won 16 gold medals. 7 silver and 7 bronze, surpassing Banten Province as the winner of POSPENAS VII three years ago with 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze.
While the third place is occupied by East Java Province with 10 gold medals, 14 silver and 16 bronze followed by the 4th place in Central Java with 7 gold medals, 5 silver and 4 bronze and the fifth place is North Sumatra with 4 gold medal, 10 silver medal and 4 bronze medal.
PJ Regional Secretary (Sekda) of West Java Province, Daud Ahmad said, he gave his appreciation and thanks to all athletes and contingents of West Java who had succeeded in becoming the overall champions in the POSPENAS event.
"Context West Java general champion, this is West Java's 3rd place in the field of sports, previously the overall champion in the national sports Korpri week and the general champion in the national student sports week. 3 This achievement is an honor and this can spur us all of society West Java to become the overall champion at PON 2020 in Papua, "he said.
Without mentioning the nominal amount, the journalists Daud stated, in addition to providing guidance it would also give money "kadeudeuh" to athletes who excel in POSPENAS.
"For" kadeudeuh ", as usual, there is something for them, but we must discuss the amount later," said Daud, after the closing of POSPENAS VIII 2019 at SOR Arcamanik, Bandung West Java City, Friday (11/29) night. (Parno)