UIN Jakarta Ready to Compete in Pionir, Aceh

159Diorama Room, UIN News Online – UIN Jakarta athletes contingent continues to make preparation for the 8th Sports,art, research and science week (Pionir) of State Islamic Higher Institution (PTKIN) throughout Indonesia at UIN  Arraniry Banda Aceh, on April 26-May 1, 2017.

During the meeting with UIN Jakarta athletes contingent in diorama room, Tuesday, (4/18) Sub-division Head of Talent Development and Student Interest Yusuf, S.Ag said that contingent from UIN Jakarta ready to compete in Pionir. However, their performance still needs to be improved.

“We want our contingent to feel confident on competition day, because we come to Aceh to win and become the champion,” he said.

To maintain physical stamina, he continue, the athletes are required to keep their diet and getting enough sleep on a regular basis. Because the weather in Aceh will be quite hot.

“I have conducted a survey to Aceh, the weather is quite hot,” said Yusuf.

As reported previously, UIN Jakarta will sent a contingent of 57 athletes/participants and 11 officials. They will compete in 19 from 23 races, in the fields of sports, art, scientific research and innovative products competition, either individuals or teams.

For the sports field, UIN Jakarta sent 11 participants for competing in futsal competition, 4 persons for ping pong,  4 persons for badminton, 6 persons for pencak silat, 2 persons for karate, and 2 persons for wall climbing. For the art and scientific fields, UIN Jakarta sent 4 participants for competing in English-Arabic debate competition, 2 persons for MMQ, 2 persons for qira’atul kutub, 2 persons for MTQ 3persons for MHQ, 3 persons for MSQ, 1 person for pop music competition, 1 person for Muslim Fashion Design, 1 person for Quranic rhymes, 2 persons for al-Quran Calligraphy, 1 person for scientific article and 1 person for innovative product competition.

According to Yusuf, the athletes and participants will depart by plane from two different airports, partly through Soekarno Hatta Airport, Tangerang, Banten, and partly through Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in East Jakarta. The contingent will depart on April 25, 2017 and return on May, 2, 2017.

“We ask for a blessing from all civitas academica of UIN Jakarta, because our departures will carry a good name of our alma mater, UIN Jakarta,” he said (usa)