Serang, Banten (ANTARA News) - Banten provincial administration has promised to reward Rp200 million for each gold medalist at National Sports Week (PON) 2016 which will be held from September 17 to 26, 2016, an official said.

"(Each athlete of) Bantens contingent who can grab gold medal will receive Rp200 million," secretary of Banten provincial administration Ranta Suharta said when seeing off the Bantens contingent to the PON here on Tuesday.

Ranta said, in the upcoming PON in West Java, Banten has set a target to be in the top 10.

"Banten has participated in PON for three times, but the results have not been encouraging," he said.

All 34 provinces of the country are expected to take part in the National Sports Week.(*)

Editor: Heru Purwanto
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