SEA Games XXVI will be closed today in Palembang. Seeing the poor preparation and implementation of Indonesia as the host, Myanmar is determined to be a better host.
Is Tawng Naw, chairman of the Myanmar contingent critics in Indonesia as the host this year’s SEA Games. Starting from the opening, all sports games, to accommodation and transport do not escape from the camp kritkian Myanmar.
“Myanmar will perform better than Palembang. We will try our best,” said Naw Tawng opitimistis, Malaysia’s The Star newspaper said on Tuesday (22/11/2011).
“We observed how to operate and perform the opening ceremony and closing ceremony, and second, for all sports. Third, (areas like) accommodation and transportation,” he said.
Naw Tawng ensure that issues related to the preparation of accommodation will not color the implementation of the SEA Games in the capital city of Myanmar XXVII, Naypydaw.
With the 25 hotels in Naypydaw and 40 hotels in Yangon, the former general secretary of the Myanmar Football Federation was confident of being able to accommodate all the SEA Games contingent of 11 countries are estimated to number 7000 athletes and 2,500 officials.
The success of Indonesia proved itself as the most powerful in Southeast Asia reached after 136 gold target is exceeded a few days before the Games Southeast Asian countries covered.
On paper, by winning 136 gold, it is difficult for other countries to pursue Indonesia.
Chairman of KONI Rita Subowo said Indonesia had satisfied the athletes exceeded the target and become the overall champion this year’s SEA Games held in Palembang and Jakarta.
“Thank God, we headed champion,” said Rita told reporters on Sunday (20/11).
Host factors become one of the drivers of the success of the athletes Indonesia.
Poor record in 2005
As the host, Indonesia has the right to enter the branches of sport that potentially panning for gold.
However, some parties also noted the regeneration and development of sports coming to fruition. This is marked by great accomplishments achieved by the athletes in sports branches measured.
For contingent Indonesia, for the first time they won the SEA Games since 1997.
In recent years Indonesia’s sports achievements in regional and international stage collapsed.
Even in the SEA Games in Manila in 2005, Indonesia was thrown from the top three and had to settle for fifth place in the host Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia.
Now to have won the most gold medals in Southeast Asia, it is time for Indonesia alet-athletes to prove themselves at the Asian Games and Olympics.
It is time for Indonesia not only rely on traditional branches such as badminton to win gold at the world level.