On 11th-15th May Palembang, capital city of the province of South Sumatra, will come alive with the annual International Musi Triboatton 2016 (IMT 2016) covering a distance of over 500 km on the meandering Musi river, and which this year is expected to be participated by 20 international and provincial teams.
The Triboattan race comprises three international standard rowing sports in rafting, canoeing and dragonboat racing along the wide, iconic Musi river that runs through much of the province and through the city of Palembang.
The race will pass districts through which the Musi river flows, being the Districts of Musi Banyuasin, Musi Rawas, Banyuasin, Mepat Lawang and the City of Palembang itself. The Official Opening of will be held on 12 May at the Youth Stadium at Kota Sekayu in the District of Musi Banyuasin,
Competitors will cover five stages : the first stage starts in the village of Tanjung Raya in the District of Empat Lawang, then on to the village of Ulak Mengkudu at Empat Lawang which is a relay point and finishing at the Kuning Bridge.
The second stage starts in the village of Muara Kelingi in the District of Musi Rawas, to continue to the third stage at Kota Sekayo in the District of Musi Banyuasin. While the fourth stage starts from the pier at Pengumbuk in the District of Banyuasin, and the fifth or final stage takes place at the sub-district of 10 Ulu Kota Palembang with Finish line in the city of Palembang itself, where the closing ceremony will also be held.
For more information Click here>>>