World Military Sports Council CISM, have organized games were participated more than 7,000 athletes from 117 countries.
In the South Korean Mungyeong took place World Military Games, which involved more than 7,000 athletes and soldiers from Army Sport Clubs. Games in the Republic of Korea became the most extensive in the history. The program includes 24 sport events.
The first place was won by Russian team winning 59 gold, 43 silver and 25 bronze medals. The second result the team from Brazil (34, 26, 24), the third – China (32, 31, 35). According to Tass, the national team of South Korea was expecting to be better – a total of 19 gold, 15 silver and 25 bronze medals.
World Military Games is organized by the International Military Sports Council, which was founded in 1948. CISM is one of the largest multidisciplinary organizations in the world. CISM is the second largest multi-sport discipline organization after the International Olympic Committee, holding more than 20 competitions annually. Soldiers, who may previously have met on the battlefield, now meet on the sports playing field. It organizes various sporting events, including the Military World Games and World Military Cup for the armed forces of 134 member countries.
Military Sports Council is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and is the second largest sport association in the world. CISM also holds dozens of other sporting events, including the World Championships for the military in Olympic sports and tournaments special “Army” disciplines including the firing of rifles and pistols.
In the 2019 summer war games held in Wuhan, China, following the winter competitions will be held in 2017 in Sochi.
Unfortunately, the team of Republic of Moldova couldn’t participate in these games due that our country is the only country in Europe which is not a member of the organization. We hope in the near future this attitude will change and our military and athletes will represent us at the events organized by International Military Sport Council.