|Sport:||Weightlifting, Athletics, Wrestling, Boxing, Sailing, Taekwondo, Judo, Karate, Paddleball, Squash, Badminton, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Paragliding, Canoe-kayak, Mixed Martial Arts, Rugby Sevens, Golf, Archery, Shooting, Softball, Rock Climbing, Team Handball, Triathlon, Modern Pentathlon, Kabaddi, Fencing, Gymnastics, Bridge, Bowling, Soccer / Football|
|Date:||18 Aug, 2018 - 02 Sep, 2018|
|Venue:||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia|
The 2018 Asian Games (Indonesian: Pesta Olahraga Asia 2018), officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event scheduled to be held from 18 August to 2 September 2018 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
For the first time, the Asian Games are being co-hosted in two cities; the Indonesian capital of Jakarta (which is hosting the Games for the first time since 1962), and Palembang, the capital of the South Sumatra province. Events will be held in and around the two cities, including venues in Bandung and province of West Java. Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Games.
Two areas of Asian Games 2018 Jakarta-Palembang implementation, field of achievement and infrastructure will be the focus of working visit Chairman of the Asian Games 2018 Steering Committee, Jusuf Kalla, Tuesday (3/10/2017). During the four-hour scheduled visit, the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia reviews the training of badminton branches in Cipayung, Pencak Silat, Pencak Silat, TMII and archery at Senayan.
After closely watching the training of the national athletes, JK will also monitor the development of the arena game in the area of Bung Karno (GBK), Senayan. In the sports complex built to host the 1962 Asian Games, JK will attend the GBK Main Stadium, Istora, archery field, hockey, baseball and three ABC training ground.
In relation to the current situation, the working visit is important to ensure that programs related to areas of achievement and infrastructure work well. As is known, in the field of achievement, Indonesia targets achievement of 20-22 gold medals in order to secure the top 10 Asia rankings in the Asian Games 2018.
The Opening Ceremony will be held on August 18, 2018 at GBK Main Stadium in Jakarta.
Closing Ceremony will be held on September 2nd, 2018 at GBK Jakarta Main Stadium.