Vice Rector III Deploys Six UMRI Students To 10th Provincial Sports Week in Kuansing

Pekanbaru – Six students of Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau (UMRI) were selected by the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) Pekanbaru to represent the city in the 10th Provincial Sports Week (Porprov) 2022 in Kuantan Singingi (Kuansing). They, on Wednesday (09/11), received special encouragement from the Vice Rector III for Student, Islam, and Muhammadiyah studies and Collaboration Affairs, Dr. Jufrizal Syahri MSI.

Located in the Meeting Room of KH Ahmad Dahlan Building, Jufrizal encouraged his students to do their best in the competition. “Prepare your best physical condition and bring a good name of UMRI and Pekanbaru. Believing in your abilities. I hope you accomplish the maximal result from optimal practices,” he said.

The students would compete in several sports branches, including Rock Climbing, Water Rafting, Muay Thai, and Pencak Silat. Marfuad, a Mechanical Engineering student, and Lia Milania and Nur Oktavia, Accounting students would compete in Rock Climbing. While Gunawa Trisna Wijaya, a Management student, would compete in water rafting. Brian Naufal, a Communication Science student, would represent Pekanbaru in the Muay Thai branch. Moreover, in Pencak Silat, Ayu Sintia, a Communication Science student would fight in the 10th Porprov 2022.

Since August 2022, UMRI athletes have been preparing for their physical and mental condition in various training sessions. In rock climbing, the training centered on UNRI Wall Climbing. Meanwhile, for water rafting, the athlete practiced in UIN lake and Kampar river. In an interview, Lia, one of the athletes, asked for support from all academic civitas. “Please pray for us, support us to bring medals home to Pekanbaru and UMRI, especially in Proprov Kuansing,” Lia, the Mapala member, said.

The 10th Porprov 2022 would be started from 12 to 22 November 2022 competing for 23 sports branches. Specifically for three branches, it would be held outside Kuansing. Swimming and Gymnastics in Pekanbaru, while Rock Climbing in Indragiri Hulu. After Porprov, three students, Marfuad, Brian Naufal Muzakki, and Ayu Sintia would continue competing in West Sumatra in National Students Sports Week (POMNAS).

Vice Rector III Deploys Six UMRI Students To 10th Provincial Sports Week in Kuansing

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