The seventh edition of the CISM World Military Games closed with a large number of podiums

(To Greater Defense)

The 7th edition of the CISM World Military Games closed yesterday with 5 ori, 13 silvers and 12 bronzes for the Italian Team.

A large number of podiums obtained by the Italian athletes who in recent days have participated together with more than 10.000 athletes from over 100 Countries at the 7th edition of the World Military Games held in Wuhan (China) began the 18 October 2019.

A result that beyond the numbers makes us understand how competitive military sport is and continues to guarantee CONI athletes increasingly elite. A movement that of military athletes that continues to amaze and that already thinks of the next Olympic adventure.

The athletes were the protagonists of the closing parade of the games, to underline how the true spirit of this event, in addition to the sports competition, is the synthesis of values ​​and feelings of closeness, friendship between the athletes and solidarity, under the aegis of the motto "Friendship through Sport" coined by CISM.

An important moment of the event was the delegation parade applauded by more than 50.000 spectators proud to have hosted the edition of the records regarding the nations and athletes participating in the CISM World Military Championships, as underlined by the words of the civil and military authorities present.

The ceremony ended with the ritual of extinguishing the brazier that will be rekindled between 4 years.