Indonesia's Bali to host int'l marathon championship

21:01, October 13, 2010      

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Indonesia's Bali will host a marathon championships titled "Bali International Sport Week" on Oct. 17, online news reported on Wednesday.

Chairman of Steering Committee Ida Bagus Antara said in Bali's Nusa Dua that the event would be divided into three categories of five kilometers, 10 kilometers and 21 kilometers.

"The championships will be joined by 1,000 Indonesian and international runners. This event would be one of agendas in the eighth Nusa Dua Fiesta (NDF)," said Antara.

He said that the marathon event is scheduled to be opened by Minister for Youth and Sport Andi Malaranggeng, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika and Bali Regional Police Chief Ins. Gen. Hadiatmoko.

Antara added that local participants will join the event, such as students, police and military officers.

Source: Xinhua


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