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

RankCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1China1336442239
2Russia515357161
3Brazil21313688
27India61310

Indian Winners

SportEventWinnerMedal
Track & FieldDisabled Men’s 100m IT1, Men’s 200m IT1 & Men’s 400m IT1Anandan GunasekaranGold
Men’s Javelin ThrowShivpal SinghGold
Disabled Men’s Shot Put IF1Aneesh Kumar Surendran PillaiGold
Disabled Men’s Shot Put IF5VirenderGold
BoxingMen’s Light Fly(46-49KG)DeepakSilver
Men’s Bantam(52-56KG)ChiragBronze
Shooting25m Center Fire Pistol Men IndividualGurpreet SinghBronze
TennisMen’s SinglesBalaji SriramBronze

About Military World Games:
First held: 1995 in Rome