Seventh edition of the World Military Games

(To Greater Defense)

Wuhan (CHINA) - from the 18 to the 27 October 2019, the seventh edition of the World Military Games will take place, an event organized every four years by the International Council of Military Sports (CISM) and which 10.000 athletes from over 110 nations will take part in, which will be compared in 28 sports disciplines.

Italy will participate in the event with a delegation of approximately 200 including athletes, technical staff and accompanying managers, among the best defense and Guardia di Finanza military athletes, who will compete in 19 of the 28 disciplines included in the sports program, among which stand out athletics, fencing, archery, swimming, military pentathlon, parachuting.

In addition to the presence of numerous athletes of Olympic, world and European level, many of whom have already participated and won at the previous editions of the World Military Games, Italy will also guarantee an adequate and competitive presence of the athletes of the Paralympic Defense Sports Group (GSPD), engaged in athletics and archery.

Last 10 October the President of the Republic (in the photo, on the left) presented the Italian flag to the standard-bearer of the Italian delegation, Sergeant Major Paolo Pizzo.