The test match of the 7th CISM World Games and the National U17 International Wrestling Championship 2019 kicked off at the Gymnasium at Wuhan Vocational College of Software and Engineering on April 10. It is the first of the 38 test matches of the 7th CISM World Games.
This match is a national wrestling championship for youth. A total of 615 athletes from 45 teams nationwide will compete over four days for the ranking at Men’s Freestyle Wrestling, Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling and Women’s Freestyle Wrestling for 10 classes.
A total of 151 matches were held on April 10, and determined the champion, runner-up and second runner-up of Men’s Freestyle Wrestling for 6 classes. Jiang Zhipeng, a 16-year-old wrester from Guangxi team, won the champion of men’s 55KG class. “Staff here is hospitable and thoughtful. Venues are international arenas. I played well this time, and will keep trying,” said him.
Wuhan is the first city to host all the matches in the history of CISM World Games. After this test match, the remaining 37 test matches will be held in other venues in succession. 【By WU JIE】