CULTURE Military World Games in numbers


Military World Games in numbers


10:47, October 17, 2019

WUHAN, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) - The 7th Military World Games will open on Friday in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province. Here are a group of numbers related to the tournament:


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4: To facilitate the competition and operation of the multi-sports Games, the hosts have gathered related sports facilities and venues into four clusters.

27: There are 25 competition sports and two demonstration sports slated for the tournament.

35: The hosts have prepared 35 venues, including stadiums, gymnasiums, natatoriums, running tracks, 18-hole courses, lake-front tracks for marathon and cycling, several airports and strips for flying and parachuting as well as Olympic and military shooting ranges. Of these facilities, 17 are re-built from existing ones and a few can be dismantled and then reassembled.

110: There will be 110 delegations taking part in the tournament.

329: In total, 329 gold medals will be up for grabs at the Games.

1,958: The Athletes Village has 1,958 apartments.

4,500: The canteen at the Athletes Village can dine up to 4,500 villagers at the same time.

10,000: At least 10,000 athletes, coaches, trainers and team doctors will be in Wuhan for the 10-day event.

260,000: Up to 260,000 volunteers are serving at the Games. Around 50,000 of them work directly for the tournament while others work around the city to help with information, transportation and municipal operation.

1,000,000: It's expected that 1,000,000 tickets will be sold throughout the tournament.  

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