Kemayoran Athletes Village

Kemayoran Athletes Village (Indonesian: Wisma Atlet Kemayoran) is located in Kemayoran District, Jakarta, Indonesia. The site was developed as the athlete's village for the 2018 Asian Games and 2018 Asian Para Games which was held in Jakarta, built on an area of 10 hectares land, which had 7,424 apartments in 10 towers. Total accommodation capacity of 22,272 at the village exceeded International Olympic Committee standards, which require Olympics hosts to provide rooms for at least 14,000 athletes.[1][2][3]

Kemayoran Athletes Village
Athlete's village for Asian Games 2018, 2017.jpg
General information
StatusIn use
TypeAccommodation
Architectural styleInternational Modern
LocationJalan HBR Motik, Kemayoran District, Central Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
Coordinates6°09′09″S 106°51′34″E / 6.1523773°S 106.8594821°E / -6.1523773; 106.8594821Coordinates: 6°09′09″S 106°51′34″E / 6.1523773°S 106.8594821°E / -6.1523773; 106.8594821
Construction startedMarch 2016
CompletedDecember 2017
OwnerGovernment of Indonesia
Design and construction
Main contractorPT. Wijaya Karya and PT. Brantas Abipraya

Coronavirus pandemicEdit

Kemayoran Athletes Village Emergency Hospital
Geography
LocationIndonesia
Services
Beds3,000[4]
History
Opened23 March 2020
Links
ListsHospitals in Indonesia

During the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia, 4 towers were converted to emergency field hospitals. On 18 March 2020, the Ministry of Finance announced Kemayoran Athletes Village will be converted to house COVID-19 patients who show only mild symptoms after consultation from doctors.[5][6] The conversion was officially completed on 23 March.[7] With a capacity of 3,000 beds, it is one of the biggest COVID-19 pandemic field hospitals in the world, being 3 times bigger than Huoshenshan Hospital or 2 times bigger than Leishenshan Hospital, both in Wuhan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aziza, Kurnia Sari; Afrianti, Desy (7 January 2015). "Jelang Asian Games 2018, DKI Akan Bangun Kampung Atlet di Kemayoran". KOMPAS. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Govt to build 10 apartment towers for athletes in Kemayoran". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  3. ^ Indonesia, C. N. N. "Melihat Kapasitas Wisma Atlet, Lokasi Isolasi Pasien Corona". ekonomi (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  4. ^ Widyamurti, Estu. "Gov't Transforms Kemayoran Athlete Village Into Covid-19 Emergency Hospital". setkab.go.id (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  5. ^ Kusuma, Hendra. "Wisma Atlet Kemayoran Jadi Tempat Isolasi Pasien Corona". detikfinance (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  6. ^ "Melihat Kapasitas Wisma Atlet, Lokasi Isolasi Pasien Corona". ekonomi (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  7. ^ Post, The Jakarta. "Video: Former Asian Games athletes village turned into COVID-19 hospital". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2020-03-23.