Events of the 7th CISM Military World Games You Wouldn’t Miss

Author: John
Time: 2019/9/21 18:03:17

The 7th World Military Games has more than 300 events, which is the most in history. There are so many interesting, interesting and military sports events. Today, we have selected several popular and interesting events one by one.

No. 1 Open Water Swimming  

Open water swimming is one of the major swimming events in the World Military Games. Swimming competitions are divided into short-distance pool swimming and medium-long-distance open water swimming.

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Open water swimming is generally held in rivers, rivers, lakes, seas and other natural waters, because athletes are competing in the nature, so it is also known as the game of the brave. There is a big difference between open water swimming and pool swimming, not only because of the large area of open water, but also because of the collision of limbs during the competition.

At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, triathletes needed to swim 1.5 kilometers in open water. The World Swimming Championships in Montreal, Canada, in 2005 included 5 km, 10 km and 25 km events. On October 27, 2005, the IOC decided to include swimming in open water as an official event of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. IOC promotes the development of open water swimming and makes it more and more popular in international competitions. Freestyle swimming is used in open water swimming competition.

China is one of the few countries in the world to have open water swimming competitions, and has always attached great importance to swimming training. The swimming events of the Military World Games will be held in the waters of Guozheng Lake in the East Lake Ecotourism Scenic Area on October 23, 25 and 27.


As we all know, swimming can improve metabolism, so as to achieve the effect of weight loss. Studies have shown that swimming can burn more calories, help shape your body and make your body more perfect. Swimming can lose more weight than running in the same intensity of exercise.

Besides, swimming is also very beneficial for patients with prostatitis. When patients take drugs such as Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill for active treatment, they can choose swimming for adjuvant treatment. Swimming can promote the prostatic fluid and lymphatic circulation, which is conducive to the subsidence of inflammation. But if the water temperature is too low, it will stimulate gland contraction and congestion, aggravating the condition.

No. 2 Equestrian

Equestrian is originally a knight's skill of controlling and riding horses, has developed into a sport to test the ability of human-horse cooperation and cooperation in the arena. Equestrian has a long history and is also an important military skill in the military development of the East and the West. At the 2nd Olympic Games held in Paris, France in 1900, equestrian obstacles became one of the formal events. The equestrian events of the 1912 Olympic Games were expanded to three events: dressage, obstacle and three-day events.

Equestrian events were also set up at the first Military World Games in 1995. Equestrian competition requires tacit cooperation between the rider and the horse. It tests horse's skill, speed, endurance and ability to cross obstacles, and also tests the adjustment of horse's gait and the control of horse's own posture.


The equestrian competition of the 7th Wuhan military games will be held in Yuma sports park of Wuhan Business School on October 19. Equestrian field obstacle race professional fiber sand field is the highest specification Equestrian Venue in Hubei Province.

For this reason, the Organizing Committee of Wuhan Military World Games imports specially made fabric fibers from the Netherlands, mixes professional quartz sand in a certain proportion and lays them on the ground to meet the standards of International Equestrian competitions.

As the Military Games are approaching, let us also pay attention to and look forward to the grand occasion of this Military Games. Wuhan will face the challenge calmly and make great efforts to hold a high-quality international sports event with Chinese characteristics, Chinese style, and international standards.

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