The Military World Games is a multi-sport event for military sportspeople, organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM). The Games have been held since 1995, although championships for separate sports had been held for some years. A winter edition of the game has been recently created, the first edition was organized by the Italian region of Aosta Valley from 20 to 25 of March 2010.
SUMMER MILITARY WORLD GAMES 2019
The summer military world games 2019 is a multi-sport event. This sports are mainly for military sports people, which is organized by the CISM International Military Sports Council. From 1995, this game has been held. This event is organized every four years, which is one year before the Olympic Games are organized. This is mainly based on CISM and Olympic spirit, racial and religious consideration but not discrimination, should be held without any politics. Moreover, event is organized in a very impressive manner. By organizing this game, CISM has launched the most explicit and specular message to the whole world. The 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games will be hosted from Oct. 18 to 27, 2019 in Wuhan, capital city of central China’s Hubei Province, the defence ministry announced.
- The games, the top sports gala for military personnel, comprises 329 competition events of 27 categories and are expected to attract around 8000 participants from more than 100 countries and regions.
- The games will be an international event with great significance and far-reaching influence and it will also be an opportunity for foreign military personnel to learn more about China and its military, according to ministry spokesman Senior Colonel Wu Qian.
- The event’s emblem, mascot, slogan and website were also unveiled.
- The emblem consists of a dove, a star, ribbons and other elements and the mascot is called Bing, the design of which is based on the Chinese sturgeon, a critically endangered fish known as the “panda in water”.
- The slogan is “Military glory, world peace”.
- The games, which were inaugurated in Rome in 1995, is a multi-sport event organized every four years by the CISM.
In 1995 in Rome, the first Summer Military World Games 2019 got its opening. Many people participated in 4017 competitors from 93 nations. They started with 17 sports in the first edition of these game, currently have 20 games. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War the 1st game took place.
- Rome is the place where the 1st military world game took place, Italy in 1995. It took place from 4th to 16th September where 93 nations competed in 17 different events of sports.
- The 2nd military world game was held in Zagreb, Croatia in 1999. It took place in August where 7000 people participated from 82 nations and also competed in 20 different sports.
- The 3rd military world game took place in Catania, Italy in 2003. It took place on August 84 different nation participated in 13 sports.
- The 4thy military world game took place in Hyderabad, India in 2007. It took place in October where 101 countries participated in 14 sports.
- The 5th military world game took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2011. It took place in July where 108 countries participated in 20 sports. With 45 gold, 33silver and 36 bronze Brazil topped the medal. With 37gold, 28 silver and 34 bronze medal China was in 2nd And with 14 golden, 13 silver and 24 bronze medals Italy were in 3rd position.
- The 6th military world game took place in Mungyeong, South Korea in 2015. It took place in October where 105 countries participated in 24 sports. With 59 gold, 43silver and 33 bronze Russia topped the medal. With 34gold, 26 silver and 24 bronze medal Brail was in 2nd position. And with 32 golden, 31 silver and 35 bronze medals, China was in 3rd position.
- Now the 7th CISM world game is going to held in Wuhan, China next year (2019).
Type of Sports on 7thCISM (Summer Military World Games 2019)
Summer Military World game 2019 is going to help in Wuhan, China this time from 15 October to 30 October with 23 CISM disciplines and one demonstration sports. Below are the type of sports going to held in this 2019 Summer Military World game :
- Aeronautical Pentathlon (M & F)
These games have 6 events like shooting, orienteering, fencing, obstacle course, swimming, and basketball skills. The 1st appearance was in 2010 military world game. The main idea behind this is to prepare the athletes for evading enemy soldiers. This sports are both for male and female.
- Archery (M & F) (partly open to para-athlete)
Archery is the practice, art, skill or sport of using a bow to shoot arrows. Finding the main aim and pointing in a perfect direction with the right accusation is its main game.
- Basketball (M & F)
It is a team sport with two teams with five players in each group. The players use their skill to basket the ball in the opponent team. They can walk or run by dribbling the ball or can pass it to another teammate.
- Boxing (M & F)
It is a combat sport. In this sport, two people usually wear protective gloves and threw punches at each other. They cannot hold the rope. They punch each other in a particular place to earn points.
- Cycling (M & F)
Cycling is also known as biking or bicycling. It is a road cycling where participants compete for each other by riding their cycle as fast as possible from each other.
- Equestrian (M & F)
It is a sport where horses are used in the main part of the sport. This is mostly taken the form of someone is riding the horses it is mainly a horse racing.
- Fencing (M & F)
It is a group of three related combat sports. The three weapons used in fencing are epee, foil, and saber. Mainly the winner point takes place through the contact with an opponent
- Football (M & F)
There are two teams of eleven players. They chase the ball to make each other’s goal. There is a rectangular field called pitch where each goal at each end.
- Golf (M & F)
It is a ball and a club game. Players use a different type of clubs to hit the ball and score points.
- Judo (M & F)
It is mainly classified as modern martial art. Creation of Judo was as mental, moral and physical.
- Military Pentathlon (M & F)
It is a multisport. It resembles the modern pentathlon and updates to the skill used by the modern military. Multisport like shooting, throwing, obstacle running and cross country running.
- Modern Pentathlon (M & F)
This event comes with five different sports like fencing, freestyle swimming, equestrian show jumping and a combination of pistol shooting and cross country running.
- Naval Pentathlon (M & F)
It is also a multi-sport which military athletes practice. The five races are like lifesaving swimming race, obstacle race, utility swimming race, amphibious cross-country race and seamanship race.
There are many other games which are given below:
- Orienteering (M & F)
- Parachuting (M & F)
- Sailing (M & F)
- Shooting (M & F)
- Swimming (M & F) (including Diving, Life-saving)
- Table Tennis (M & F)
- Taekwondo (M & F)
- Track & Fields (M & F) (including Marathon) (partly open to para-athlete)
- Triathlon (M & F)
- Volleyball (M & F) (including beach volleyball)
One more new game is going to introduce as demo Sport is Tennis (M & F)
Wuhan, the host city of the 7th International Military Sports Council Military World Games, has vowed to prepare for a dazzling multisport event. Wuhan is a city endowed with rich water resources, a place with 166 large and small lakes throughout its territory. Hoping to promote the great lakes and rivers, all 35 venues of the games are distributed in four zones adjacent to local waters. The main venue for opening and closing ceremonies and track and field competitions is located in Zhuankou, a place surrounded by Houguan Lake and South and North Taizi Lake. In the Optics Valley block, which is surrounded by East Lake and Liangzi Lake, athletes will compete in sailing, orienteering, Marathon, Triathlon and bicycle racing. The Navy Pentathlon Stadium is located in Mulan Lake. The stadium will be reused by the Naval University of Engineering after the event. Two temporary beach volleyball venues are located on the beaches on the Yangtze River in Hanyang and Qingshan.