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39 special competition committees set up for 2019 Military World Games
source: Xinhua     2018-06-29

WUHAN -- Competition committees for 27 sports of the 7th CISM Military World Games have been set up, according to the Information Office of China's Hubei Province.

39 special competition committees are in charge of 25 competition sports and two demonstration sports, including the aeronautical pentathlon and naval pentathlon.

Zhang Jin, Deputy Secretary General of the Committee and Deputy Director of the Hubei Administration of Sport, stated that each of the competition committees is responsible for venue layout, sports equipment preparation, event organization and reception.

Five military-specific events, such as parachuting and the military pentathlon, will be directly organized by military organizations, due to their specificity.

In addition, athletes with disabilities will participate in archery and athletics competitions with different standards.

The 7th Military World Games will be held from October 18th to 27th 2019 in China's central city of Wuhan. It is expected to attract nearly 10,000 athletes from more than 100 countries and regions.

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