Friday, 18 February 2022 – 13:01 WIB
VIVA Then Muhammad Zohri will be the only Indonesian representative in the World Athletics Indoor Championships 2022 at Stark Arena, Belgrade, Serbia, 18-20 March 2022.
The 21-year-old runner is scheduled to compete in the men’s 60m. Zohri had the opportunity to appear in the prestigious championship for the first time after receiving an invitation and will compete with world-class athletes from various other countries.
For Zohri, this is the first international event after the last time he played at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will take place on July 23, 2021-8, August 2021. At that time, Zohri took part in the men’s 100 meters and finished fifth in the first round with a time of 10.26 seconds. .
As for the national event, the sprinter from North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) last appeared at the XX Papua National Sports Week (PON) on 2-15 October 2021.
“My current condition is healthy and fit. There are no problems whatsoever. The point is that in 2022, I am ready to compete,” Zohri told Antara, Friday, February 18, 2022.
Actually, Zohri is scheduled to start 2022, playing in the 9th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan on 11-13 February. In the event, Indonesia plans to field seven of the best athletes. Besides Zohri, there are Barik Abrar, Sapwaturrahman, Tyas Murtiningsih, Sri Maya Sari, Maria Natalia Londa, and Emilia Nova.