PADANG, HARIANHALUAN.COM - Despite failing to win a medal in the 2019 PON qualification round, the West Sumatra Roller Skates team still went home with their heads held high. Because, at the BK PON which was held at the International Skating Rink, Tambun Grand Tourism Bekasi, West Java, from 10-15 September 2019, the Tuah Sakato team appeared carefree.
"The results are not yet satisfactory, but this is not the end of everything. There is still plenty of time to fix any deficiencies. Because roller skates are a measurable sport, they cannot be instant," said Arfan Rosyda, manager of the West Sumatra Roller skates team, Monday (9/16)
Didimax Futures Sponsor Support
Ahead of the departure to the BK PON event, the team consisting of 12 athletes plus 4 coaches and officials was almost desperate to get a match uniform, due to lack of funding. But the presence of sponsors from PT Didimax Berjangka Pekan Baru again gave rise to new motivation for the contingent to appear confident.
"Initially they were going to perform in uniforms from each region. Alhamdulillah, a week before departure, we were able to get support from PT Didimex Berjangka Pekan Baru. This was very helpful in raising the confidence of athletes," said coach Wandi Malin.
For this assistance, the leadership of PT. Didimax Futures Pekanbaru Hendri Putra, who was contacted separately, said that the assistance was a form of support from a company engaged in the field of exchange rates and investment, the progress of west Sumatra roller skate "This is a form of our concern for roller skating in West Sumatra. Hopefully the children can achieve high in this sport in the future," Hendri said.
He said the company, which is headquartered in Bandung, West Java, remained consistent in providing support to the world of sports in West Sumatra, especially for roller skates. Currently he said, PT Didimax Futures also became one of the sponsors of the national league League 1 football team, the pride of the city of Bandung, Persib Bandung. "This cannot be separated from the support of Mr. Yadi Supriyadi and Mr. Hardi Ikromullah as the board of commissioners of PT Didimax Berjangka," he said. (h / san)