17 September 2016
| 44 sports|
29 September 2016
| Berjaya di Tanah Legenda (Glory in Land of Legends)|
Gelora Bandung Lautan Api Stadium
2016 Pekan Olahraga Nasional is the nineteenth edition of Pekan Olahraga Nasional. It will be held in Bandung, West Java in 2016. It will be the first time for Indonesia's third largest city of Bandung to host the games in more than forty years. Bandung hosted the fifth edition of Pekan Olahraga Nasional in 1961.
2016 Pekan Olahraga Nasional Wikipedia
West Java was given the rights to host the 2016 Pekan Olahraga Nasional by acclamation of the members of National Sports Committee of Indonesia. Banten was the only other applicant which submitted its bid for the games. North Sulawesi showed its interest in hosting, but later decided to cancel it.
Events will take place in 68 venues, each venues will be feature in 16 cities and regencies of West Java Province.
The 2016 edition will feature more sports than the previous edition. 44 sports and 12 demonstration sports will be held in various venues scattered around West Java. 3-on-3 basketball
Rugby sevens (2)
A total of 2501 medals—763 gold, 758 silver, and 980 bronze&mdahs;were awarded to athletes.Key
The Games were marred with controversies in the competition itself and other non-competition related aspects. At least 15 of the 44 sports contested faced problems involving unfair judging, intimidating supporters, or sudden change of rules. Boycott from other provinces also occurred in judo and synchronized swimming.