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[30 May 2011] Indonesia Dominates Asean Circuit 2011 in Putrajaya

Indonesian team has taken 3 out of 4 gold medals from Santi Wellyanti (Speed Female), Nadya Putri Virgita (Lead Female), and Abudzar Yulianto (Speed Male) in the Malaysian Series ASEAN Sport Climbing Circuit 2011. In addition to that, the team also taken four silvers and one bronze. Singaporean stealed gold medal by Jack Hong (Lead Male), while Malysia got bronze from speed female climber names Salfarina.

Medals for the winners presented by Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water YB. Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui which also hoping that SEACF could assist Malaysian climbing community to get more success in the coming future. The minister also mentioned that Malaysia has interest to host more international sport climbing events in PCP such as Asian Youth Championship and World Youth Championship in the near future.

ASEAN Sport Climbing Circuit 2011 Malaysian Series could be held in cooperation with Persatuan Mendaki Malaysia (PMM) in Putrajaya Challenge Park (PCP) in Putrajaya, Malaysia in conjuntion to IFSC-ACC Judges and Route Setter Training and Hari Belia Malaysia Ceremony.

Putrajaya Challenge Park (PCP) could be claimed as the biggest indoor climbing facility in Asia just open last year, while Putrajaya City is new governmental city one hour drive from KL Central or 30 minutes from KLIA. See you next year in PCP!

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[18 Mar 2011] Ten Gold Medals in SEA Games 2011

Sport climbing will compete for ten gold medals in upcoming SEA Games 2011 in Indonesia. This figure is one of decision taken by the Southeast Asia Games Federation meeting in Bali late of Feb.

Events will be competed are:

  1. Individual event men-women: lead, speed record, bouldering, and speed track

  2. Non-individual event men-women: speed track team relay.

Each country entitle to submit two climbers for individual events and one team for non-individual event. Entry by number suppose to be submitted to organicing committee by NOC on July 2011.

Sport climbing planned to be held in Palembang (South Sumatera), alternatively could be in Jakarta (Capital City of Indonesia).

So far six countries confirmed to participate in sport climbing events in the Games, while two other countries still lobying to participate: Timor Leste and Myanmar. If other ASEAN countries interest to participate please feel free to contact SEACF General Secretary at mrasip(at)seacf(dot)com.

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[30 May 2010] SEA Games 2011 Definittely

Sport climbing has decided to be included as sport medal for SEA Games 2011 in Indonesia. The decision taken in SEA Games Federation Council Meeting in Jakarta today at about 12.30pm local time.

The decision supported by six NOCs members of SEA Games Federation it more than required by statuta of the federation that any sport to be included in the SEA Games must be supported by minimum 4 NOCs.

It is very historical moment for all of ASEAN sport climbing communities, where the effort count back to 1996 when we establish SEACF in Jakarta during Asian Championship. We pushed the effort again with the new spirit of SEACF in 2004  when we held the member meeting in Jakarta, where one of our target is to be included in the SEA Games. in 2005 sport climbing could be played during SEA Games 2005 in Quizon City, Filipina.

Congratulation for all of us, thanks for all of your support and we keep asking for your support for the development of sport climbing in the region.

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[29 May 2010] Historical Time of ASEAN Climbing

Today and tomorrow in Jakarta there will be an important meeting held by SEA Games Federation in Jakarta. The meeting will decide sport event will be included in the next SEA Games 2011 in Jakarta.

Last night we were attended dinner with the meeting participants and approached Malaysian NOC and Thailand NOC delegates to ask for their support on Indonesian NOC of our proposal to include sport climbing in the Games.

Indonesian NOC Chairman on her speech said that focus of SEA Games Federation will the youth generation, which is in line with our vision and activities mostly involve youths.

We believe that with the inclusion in the Games, our sport in the region could be developed more faster and easier. Currently thousand climbers spread in the region, after the SEA Games (if we are in the Games) the number could be triple or more.

Pray for us now. Thx for your support..

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[03 Mar 2010] Annual Meeting 2010

Five federation members already held 2010 Annual Meeeting in Bali (Indonesia) Feb 26. The meeting was held in Bali Summer Hotel.

Members discussed 2009 activities and some programs for 2010 such as technical meeting must held to discuss any technical issue regarding the SEA Games 2011. The meeting plan to held in Jakarta on June at the latest but must get positive confirmation of sport climbing inclusion in the Games on the SEA Games Federation meeting in April.

Members hope that this 2010 will do instructor climbing courses and Asian Championship in Bengkalis (Indonesia), Inter School Competition in Singapore and Inter University in KL (Malaysia).