Solo (ANTARA News) - Contingents from countries to participate in the 6th ASEAN Paralympic Games (APG) to be held here December 15-20 have already arrived at Wisma Atlet in Donohudan, Boyolali, Central Java.

The last APG contingents to arrive at the Athletes` Guest House here on Tuesday were from Thailand and Singapore. Their planes landed at Solo`s Adi Soemarmo airport at 1.30 pm and 11.50 am respectively.

The guest house coordinator, Tur Marganingsih, said the 11 APG contingents that had arrived at Wisma Atlet were from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, East Timor and host Indonesia.

She said some members of the contingent from Brunei Darussalam stayed at Arini Syariah Hotel in Solo which is located close to the arena.

She said the Thai contingent had 285 members who had come in groups with the last batch of 100 athletes arriving on Tuesday.

The Philippine contingent totals 65 consisting of athletes and officials, the Malaysian 163, the Cambodian 26, the Laotian 11, the Myanmarese 57, the Singaporean 65, the Vietnamese 179, the Timor Lestese 21 and the Indonesian 368.

"The total number of athletes and officials who have arrived at Donohudan is 1,262," she said.

Buses meanwhile have been made available to meet the transportation needs of the athletes and officials. As of Tuesday athletes and officials started testing the arena to be used for the multi-event for the physically disabled.

"The committee has provided 40 buses for the opening of the games on December 10," she said.

Editor: Luki Satrio
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