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Overview of 7th CISM Military World Games for 2019

The 7th CISM Military World Games for the year 2019 were held at Wuhan Sports Center in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China from October 18–27, 2019 under the motto Military Glory, World Peace. It was the first international military multi-sport event to be held in China. This event occurs once in 4 years. The medal standing was topped by China while India ranked 27th.
7th cism military world gamesKey Points:
i.It was organized by the Military Sports Commission of China, Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China and the military commands (Army) in accordance with CISM [International Military Sports Council (IMSC) or Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM)] regulations and the rules of the International Sports Federations.

ii.6 sport disciplines including badminton, tennis, table tennis, women’s boxing and men’s gymnastics made their debuts in the event.

iii. For the first time in the history of the Military World Games, an Olympic village was set up for the athletes prior to the commencement of the Games.

iv.More than 140 nations had participated in 329 events in 27 sports.

v.Col. Mamby Koita, secretary-general of CISM presented Fair-Play Honor to France. It secured 13 gold, 20 silver, 24 bronze medals by participating in 25 events.

Medal Tally

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 China 133 64 42 239
2 Russia 51 53 57 161
3 Brazil 21 31 36 88
27 India 6 1 3 10

Indian Winners

Sport Event Winner Medal
Track & Field Disabled Men’s 100m IT1, Men’s 200m IT1 & Men’s 400m IT1 Anandan Gunasekaran Gold
Men’s Javelin Throw Shivpal Singh Gold
Disabled Men’s Shot Put IF1 Aneesh Kumar Surendran Pillai Gold
Disabled Men’s Shot Put IF5 Virender Gold
Boxing Men’s Light Fly(46-49KG) Deepak Silver
Men’s Bantam(52-56KG) Chirag Bronze
Shooting 25m Center Fire Pistol Men Individual Gurpreet Singh Bronze
Tennis Men’s Singles Balaji Sriram Bronze

About Military World Games:
First held: 1995 in Rome