National Sports Committee of Indonesia
Komite Olahraga Nasional Indonesia logo
|National Olympic Committee|
|Secretary General||E. F. Hamidy|
The National Sports Committee of Indonesia (Indonesian: Komite Olahraga Nasional Indonesia, abbreviated KONI), is the National Sports Committee of Indonesia. It was founded in 1946 to unite the various satellite sports associations that was created within the regencies. KONI is responsible on sport development as well as organizing sporting events within Indonesian national boundary on national level. Its biggest event is the Pekan Olahraga Nasional (PON), multi-sport event held every four years where Indonesian athletes compete. It is the largest sporting event in Indonesia.
In 2005, KOI (Komite Olimpiade Indonesia or Indonesian Olympic Committee) was formed as a separate entity from KONI. KOI is responsible as Indonesian National Olympic Committee, to organize Indonesian participation in international sporting events, such as Olympic Games, Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games, etc. The KONI-KOI separation was based according to Undang-Undang Nomor 3 Tahun 2005 about National Sport System, and further enforced with Peraturan Pemerintah Nomor 17 Tahun 2007 about the organizing of sporting events.