Chairman of the National Athlete Support Jokowi Richard Sambera said , people idolize Jokowi as a figure close to the people , including athletes .
" The figure of Mr. Jokowi has a closeness to the people and athletes . 's Leadership qualities we long for this . Firm Do not just leaders , but gives the distance with us , " said Richard in the event of the declaration of support for the athletes in Jakarta , Monday ( 26 / 5/2014 ) ( read : From Chris John , Richard Sambera , As Young athletes Support Jokowi - JK ) .
Richard claimed to have great hopes to further advance Jokowi to be the national sport . Richard also hopes Jokowi - JK pay more attention to the condition of the former athletes away from welfare .
( Read: harga sangkar burung )
"They used the name of the nation . Soon be former athletes , they are no longer considered to be , " said the former swimmer .
The same support was also expressed by former boxer Chris John . Former WBA world champion claimed since long admired the simplicity Jokowi .
"If he is elected president , we ask that athletes and former athletes voice be heard . We insist on government aid for the future of this nation , " said the man who was nicknamed " The Dragon " is.