Jokowi to Send Off Indonesian Athletes for Paris Olympics: A New Chapter for Indonesia’s Sporting Glory

INDONESIAUPDATES.COM, News En – In a highly anticipated event, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will officially send off the Indonesian team for the 2024 Paris Olympics on July 10, 2024. This announcement was made by Raja Sapta Oktohari, Chairman of the Indonesian Sports Committee (KOI) or NOC Indonesia, marking the final phase of preparations for the athletes.

“The Indonesian team, consisting of 29 athletes across 12 sports, will compete in the Paris Olympics from July 26 to August 11, 2024. They will represent our nation, and we should give them our utmost support to achieve the best results for Indonesia,” said Oktohari during the announcement of Aice Group as the 2024 Worldwide Olympic Partner and Official Ice Cream of the Indonesian National Team at the Djakarta Theater in Central Jakarta on July 5, 2024.

The 12 sports disciplines include athletics, weightlifting, cycling, badminton, rowing, judo, shooting, archery, rock climbing, swimming, surfing, and artistic gymnastics. As for the medal target, Oktohari mentioned that it would likely be determined during the send-off ceremony with President Jokowi.

“For the medal target, we need to come together and speak the same language, which means finalizing our goals after the President’s send-off on July 10, 2024,” explained Oktohari, who is also known as Okto.

He emphasized the importance of collaboration with all stakeholders to announce the final medal target for the 2024 Paris Olympics. “Achieving our ideal outcome would provide a significant and positive surprise, enhancing Indonesia’s sporting achievements on the global stage,” said Okto.

In the previous 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Indonesian team ranked 55th, securing one gold medal, one silver medal, and three bronze medals. The first contingent of the Indonesian team is set to depart for the Paris Olympics on July 13, 2024. By July 22, 2024, the team will enter the athletes’ village in France and participate in the opening ceremony on July 26, 2024.

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Jack Wang, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aice Group, stated that the achievements and fighting spirit of the young Indonesian athletes resonate with the philosophy of his company. He noted that supporting the Indonesian Olympic team signifies a long-term commitment to innovation and fostering sports at all levels of Indonesian society. “We will join the Indonesian people in enjoying the Olympic Games from July to August. Aice’s best support is given to Indonesian sports heroes to achieve the best results in France,” explained Wang.

The Paris Olympics, an international sporting event eagerly awaited by many, is a prime opportunity for Indonesia to shine. The Aice Group consistently supports the development of national sports and hopes that the Indonesian team will secure more medals at this year’s Olympics.


FAQ: Indonesian Team at the 2024 Paris Olympics


1. When will President Joko Widodo send off the Indonesian team for the Paris Olympics? President Joko Widodo will officially send off the Indonesian team on July 10, 2024.

2. How many athletes are representing Indonesia at the 2024 Paris Olympics? The Indonesian team consists of 29 athletes.

3. Which sports will the Indonesian athletes compete in at the Paris Olympics? The athletes will compete in 12 sports: athletics, weightlifting, cycling, badminton, rowing, judo, shooting, archery, rock climbing, swimming, surfing, and artistic gymnastics.

4. What are the dates for the 2024 Paris Olympics? The Paris Olympics will take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024.

5. When will the first contingent of the Indonesian team depart for Paris? The first contingent of the Indonesian team will leave for Paris on July 13, 2024.

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6. When will the Indonesian team enter the athletes’ village in France? The team will enter the athletes’ village on July 22, 2024.

7. When is the opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics? The opening ceremony will take place on July 26, 2024.

8. What were Indonesia’s achievements in the previous Olympics? At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Indonesian team ranked 55th, winning one gold medal, one silver medal, and three bronze medals.

9. Who is the Chairman of the Indonesian Sports Committee (KOI) or NOC Indonesia? Raja Sapta Oktohari is the Chairman of KOI or NOC Indonesia.

10. Who is the 2024 Worldwide Olympic Partner and Official Ice Cream of the Indonesian National Team? Aice Group is the 2024 Worldwide Olympic Partner and Official Ice Cream of the Indonesian National Team.

11. What is the role of Aice Group in supporting the Indonesian team? Aice Group supports the Indonesian Olympic team by aligning with the athletes’ fighting spirit and committing to the innovation and promotion of sports at all levels of Indonesian society.

12. When will the final medal target for the Indonesian team be announced? The final medal target will likely be announced after the send-off ceremony with President Jokowi on July 10, 2024.

13. How does Aice Group view its support for the Indonesian Olympic team? Aice Group sees its support as a demonstration of its long-term commitment to fostering sports and hopes to help the Indonesian team achieve the best results in France.

14. Why is the Paris Olympics significant for Indonesia? The Paris Olympics is a chance for Indonesia to enhance its sporting achievements on the global stage, aiming for a positive surprise that reflects the nation’s potential.

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