Arrangement of 38 test matches confirmed
Release time:2019-02-22 11:00:53    Source:Changjiang Weeklyfont-size:AAA

Artist's rendering of the gymnasium at the Wuhan Vocational College of Software and Engineering.

The arrangement of 38 test events for the 7th CISM World Games have been scheduled. The Wrestling Test Matches, which will also be the 2019 National U17 International Wrestling Championship, are scheduled to be held on April 10 at the Wuhan Vocational College of Software and Engineering's gymnasium in Optics Valley's Canglong Island. This event will also open the prelude of a series of test events for the 7th CISM World Games.

Our reporter learned from the Competition Department of the Executive Committee on Feb. 20 that 38 matches will be arranged between April and September this year. These matches will involve all 27 events of the games. According to Xiao Hong, head of the Competition Operations Coordination Office of the Executive Committee, all the test events will be held in venues that will be used for the competitions in October.This will examine the readiness of venues, facilities, and the competition operation capabilities. The Executive Committee and the Competition Committees of each event will participate in the organization of the test events throughout the whole process.

The test events are expected to involve nearly 6,000 athletes and 4,000 referees. It will test the venue operation, referees, competition organization, image and landscape layout, and visual presentation.

Our reporter learned from Wuhan Vocational College of Software and Engineering that in order to successfully run the first match, the school is currently making elaborate preparations in organizational settings, training, publicity and volunteer services.