The Inspiring Spirit &
Energy of Asia
Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games (INAPG 2018) is the first major international multi-sport event in Asia, involving athletes with a range of disabilities, that held in Indonesia. In continuing the legacy and success of the first Asian Games in Indonesia in 1962, the city of Jakarta was chosen as the location of this multi-event in 2018. With the spirit that sports can foster new hope, Republic of Indonesia’s Government along with the Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta take the challenge to organize INAPG 2018 to exceed the success of the previous event.
As a step towards achieving this aim, the Indonesia Asian Para Games Organizing Committee (INAPGOC) is formed to prepare, implement and evaluate the execution of INAPG 2018. By organizing this event, INAPGOC wants to actively promote the special sports for athletes with disabilities to Indonesian citizens, so that in the future the support for these sports will continue to increase. Furthermore, this event is expected as the first step to make the opportunity to compete a right for all levels of society.
Through Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games, it is expected to be able to promote the determination of the athletes in facing all the challenges both physically and mentally in their journey to be the best.
Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games also promote about self-confidence to be able to face challenges and get through the problems.
Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games is also expected to be able to promote equality in social life by starting from appreciate theirself and others so as to promote Fair Play.
Through Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games, it is expected that the success and action of athletes can be a source of inspiration and motivation for other individuals throughout Indonesia.