2015 Military World Games

The 2015 Military World Games (Korean: 2015년 세계군인체육대회, romanizedIcheon sib-o nyeon segyegun-incheyugdaehoe), officially known as the 6th CISM Military World Games (Korean: 제6회 세계군인체육대회, romanizedJeyukhoe segyegun-incheyugdaehoe), is hosted from October 2–11, 2015 in Mungyeong, South Korea.

2015 Military World Games
2015 Military World Games (logo).png
Host cityMungyeong, North Gyeongsang, South Korea
MottoFriendship Together, Peace Forever
(Korean: 우정의 어울림, 평화의 두드림, romanizedUjeong-ui eoullim, pyeonghwaui dudeulim)
Nations participating110
Athletes participating8,700
Events246 in 23 sports
Opening ceremony2 October 2015 (2015-10-02)
Closing ceremony11 October 2015 (2015-10-11)
Officially opened byPresident Park Geun-hye
Main venueKAFAC Sports Complex

The games is the largest military sports event ever held in South Korea, with approximately 8,700 athletes from 110 countries competing in 24 sports. The Games were organized by the Ministry of National Defense Republic of Korea in accordance with CISM regulations and the rules of the International Sports Federations.[1]

VenuesEdit

[2]

North GyeongsangEdit

MungyeongEdit

Venue Sport
Mungyeong Indoor Stadium Wrestling
KAFAC Sports Complex Football, Athletics
KAFAC Indoor Sports Complex Judo, Taekwondo
KAFAC Modern Pentathlon Stadium Modern Pentathlon
KAFAC Shooting Range Aeronautical Pentathlon
KAFAC Indoor Tennis Courts Fencing
Mungyeong Civic Stadium Football
Mungyeong Cycling Course Cycling

PohangEdit

Venue Sport
1st Marine Division, Pohang Parachuting, Naval Pentathlon
Yeongildae Beach Sailing, Triathlon

GimcheonEdit

Venue Sport
Gimcheon Sports Complex Football
Gimcheon Indoor Swimming Pool Swimming
Gimcheon Sports Town Indoor Gymnasium Volleyball
Gimcheon Sports Town Badminton Stadium Volleyball

AndongEdit

Venue Sport
Top-Bliss CC Golf
Andong Indoor Gymnasium Basketball
Andong Civic Stadium Football

YeongcheonEdit

Venue Sport
Yeongcheon KAAY Shooting, Military Pentathlon
Yeongcheon Indoor Swimming Pool Military Pentathlon

YeongjuEdit

Venue Sport
Yeongju Indoor Gymnasium Boxing
Yeongju Dongyang University Orienteering
Yeongju Civic Stadium Football

SangjuEdit

Venue Sport
Sangju Civic Stadium Football
Sangju Indoor Gymnasium Handball

YecheonEdit

Venue Sport
Yecheon JinHo International Archery Field Archery
Yecheon 16th Fighter Wing Aeronautical Pentathlon

DaeguEdit

Venue Sport
Daegu Shooting Range Shooting

Participating nationsEdit

  • Algeria (56)
  • Albania (5)
  • Angola (2)
  • Armenia (15)
  • Argentina (2)
  • Azerbaijan (20)
  • Austria (37)
  • Brazil (329)
  • Bahrain (69)
  • Barbados (2)
  • Belarus (95)
  • Benin
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (11)
  • Belgium (51)
  • Bulgaria (21)
  • Burkina Faso (3)
  • Canada (104)
  • Cameroon (55)
  • Central African Republic
  • Republic of the Congo (19)
  • Chile (32)
  • Colombia (31)
  • China (553)
  • Croatia (11)
  • Cyprus (8)
  • Czech Republic (27)
  • Chad (11)
  • Denmark (61)
  • Dominican Republic (31)
  • Ecuador (74)
  • Egypt (83)
  • Estonia (27)
  • Swaziland (2)
  • Finland (53)
  • France (273)
  • Germany (243)
  • Gabon (9)
  • Greece (46)
  • Guinea (14)
  • Hungary (56)
  • India (54)
  • Iran (90)
  • Iraq
  • Indonesia (46)
  • Italy (139)
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan (5)
  • Kazakhstan (62)
  • Kenya (14)
  • Kuwait (35)
  • Lesotho (3)
  • Latvia (32)
  • Lebanon (7)
  • Lithuania (56)
  • Luxembourg (18)
  • Macedonia
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco (24)
  • Monaco (2)
  • Mongolia (75)
  • Montenegro (2)
  • Macedonia (4)
  • Namibia (3)
  • Netherlands (89)
  • Niger (3)
  • Nigeria (12)
  • Norway (28)
  • Oman (63)
  • Pakistan (19)
  • State of Palestine (9)
  • Peru (15)
  • Poland (193)
  • Qatar (99)
  • Romania (77)
  • Russia (243)
  • Saudi Arabia (41)
  • Senegal (3)
  • Serbia (41)
  • Slovakia (14)
  • Slovenia (32)
  • Korea (172)
  • Spain (111)
  • Sri Lanka (73)
  • Suriname
  • Sweden (72)
  • Switzerland (67)
  • Syria (15)
  • Tanzania (22)
  • Thailand (55)
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia (17)
  • Turkey (20)
  • United Arab Emirates (27)
  • United States (172)
  • Uganda (5)
  • Uzbekistan (50)
  • Ukraine (87)
  • Uruguay (27)
  • Venezuela (84)
  • Vietnam (32)
  • Zambia (13)
  • Zimbabwe (28)

SportsEdit

The competition comprised 24 sports, some of them appearing for the first time in military world games, such as archery.[3]

Games scheduleEdit

[4]

OC Opening ceremony Event competitions 1 Daily medal events CC Closing ceremony
September/October 30th
Wed
1st
Thu
2nd
Fri
3rd
Sat
4th
Sun
5th
Mon
6th
Tue
7th
Wed
8th
Thu
9th
Fri
10th
Sat
11th
Sun
Events
Ceremonies OC CC
  Aeronautical pentathlon 1 4 5
  Archery 1 2 2 5
  Athletics 4 5 11 6 12 4 42
  Basketball 1 1
  Boxing 10 10
  Cycling 2 2 2 6
  Fencing 2 2 2 2 2 2 12
  Football 2 2
  Golf 4 4
  Handball 1 1
  Judo 2 7 7 16
  Military pentathlon 4 2 6
  Modern pentathlon 2 2 1 5
  Naval pentathlon 4 4
  Orienteering 2 4 2 8
  Parachuting 1 6 9 16
  Sailing 2 2
  Shooting 4 6 2 4 6 2 24
  Swimming 10 8 9 11 38
  Taekwondo 6 5 5 16
  Triathlon 5 5
  Volleyball 2 2
  Wrestling 4 4 4 4 16
Daily medal events 2 7 18 33 41 51 44 46 4 246
Cumulative total 2 9 27 60 101 152 196 242 246
September/October 30th
Wed
1st
Thu
2nd
Fri
3rd
Sat
4th
Sun
5th
Mon
6th
Tue
7th
Wed
8th
Thu
8th
Fri
10th
Sat
11th
Sun
Events

Medal tableEdit

  Host nation (South Korea)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)594333135
2  Brazil (BRA)34262484
3  China (CHN)32313598
4  South Korea (KOR)*19152559
5  Poland (POL)10131942
6  France (FRA)991129
7  Germany (GER)8101533
8  Bahrain (BHR)72413
9  Italy (ITA)5111228
10  Ukraine (UKR)591226
11  Egypt (EGY)44614
12  Kazakhstan (KAZ)43613
13  Algeria (ALG)4329
14  Norway (NOR)4116
15  Iran (IRI)3101528
16  Mongolia (MGL)34613
17  Czech Republic (CZE)3216
18  Tunisia (TUN)3014
19  Azerbaijan (AZE)24612
20  Kenya (KEN)24410
21  Finland (FIN)2417
22  Austria (AUT)2327
23   Switzerland (SUI)2226
  United States (USA)2226
25  Belgium (BEL)2125
26  Sweden (SWE)2024
27  Saudi Arabia (KSA)2002
28  Belarus (BLR)16613
29  Qatar (QAT)1528
30  Slovenia (SLO)1135
31  Vietnam (VIE)1124
32  Oman (OMA)1113
33  Ecuador (ECU)1102
34  Morocco (MAR)1056
35  Estonia (EST)1023
  Turkey (TUR)1023
37  Croatia (CRO)1001
  Hungary (HUN)1001
  Syria (SYR)1001
40  Romania (ROU)0336
41  India (IND)0257
42  Latvia (LAT)0224
43  Lithuania (LTU)0134
44  Dominican Republic (DOM)0123
  Indonesia (INA)0123
  Thailand (THA)0123
  Venezuela (VEN)0123
48  Armenia (ARM)0112
49  Greece (GRE)0101
  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
51  Bulgaria (BUL)0022
  Cameroon (CMR)0022
  Canada (CAN)0022
  Denmark (DEN)0022
55  Kuwait (KUW)0011
  South Africa (RSA)0011
  Sri Lanka (SRI)0011
  Uganda (UGA)0011
Totals (58 nations)246246306798

Source: [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lange, Katie (2015-10-05). 2015 CISM Military World Games Kick Off in South Korea Department of Defense Live. Retrieved on 2015-10-09.
  2. ^ Venues
  3. ^ "Sports". korea2015mwg.org. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  4. ^ Schedule
  5. ^ "Medal Standings". korea2015mwg.org. Retrieved October 9, 2015.

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