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Xi Jinping Gives Important Instructions on the Successful Hosting of the 7th World Military Games
2019-11-08

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, state president and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, recently issued an important instruction on the successful hosting of the Seventh World Military Games, stressing that the successful hosting of the Seventh World Military Games embodies China's style and military characteristics, and has achieved the goal of "first-class hosting of the Games and first-class participating results." On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the successful holding of this grand international military sports meeting has demonstrated to the world the image of China in the new era and declared China's proposition for peaceful development. This is the result of the joint efforts of the Organizing Committee, the military and local authorities under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee and the Central Military Commission. Hubei Province and Wuhan Municipality, with a high sense of political responsibility, have made great contributions to the success of the Games by meticulously organizing and improving themselves, and by enthusiastically participating in and actively contributing to the Games as masters of their own affairs.

 

Xi Jinping pointed out: Relevant parties should conscientiously do a good job of summarizing and commending the achievements, carry forward the achievements, concentrate on efforts, and encourage the broad masses of cadres and people to contribute their wisdom and strength to the realization of the "two centenary goals" and the realization of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

 

From October 18 to 27, the 7th World Military Games was held in Wuhan, Hubei Province, with more than 9,300 athletes from 109 countries participating. The Games have set 27 major events and 329 minor events. Military athletes from all over the world have challenged the limit and climbed new highs with tenacious perseverance, breaking 7 world records and 85 international military sports records. China's PLA sports delegation won 133 gold, 64 silver and 42 bronze medals, ranking first in the gold and medal tally, making a historic breakthrough in the performance of the Chinese team at the World Military Games.