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Chinese President opens 7th Military World Games in Wuhan
October 19, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping has opened the 7th Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province.

The International Military Sports Council (CISM) President Herve Piccirillo was also present at the opening ceremony, while International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach sent video congratulations to the opening of the Games.

Nearly 10,000 soldiers from 109 countries will compete in a record-high 329 events across 27 sports, including military-specialized aeronautical pentathlon, military pentathlon, naval pentathlon, parachuting and orienteering in the 10-day event.