Press conference marking one-day countdown of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan Press conference marking one-day countdown of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan

A press conference marking one-day countdown of the 7th CISM Military World Games is held in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 17, 2019.(

Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met here with representatives of the personnel who had worked for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

Athletes prepare for 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan Athletes prepare for 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan

Athletes train at the athletes' village of the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 16, 2019.

Flag-raising ceremony held at 7th CISM Military World Games Flag-raising ceremony held at 7th CISM Military World Games

Photo taken on Oct. 16, 2019 shows a view of the flag-raising ceremony at the athletes' village of the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.

7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay held in Wuhan 7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay held in Wuhan

The 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games Torch Relay is held in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 16, 2019.

Su-30 fighter jets taxi on the runway before takeoff Su-30 fighter jets taxi on the runway before takeoff

The ground crew assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command signals a Su-30 fighter jet to taxi on the runway during a flight training exercise on October 10, 2019.

Media center for the 7th Military World Games unveiled Media center for the 7th Military World Games unveiled

Photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019 shows the Main Media center of the 7th Military World Games in Wuhan, Hubei Province. The media center was officially put into use on October 10, 2019.

Chinese peacekeepers harvest trophies in UNIFIL military obstacle competition Chinese peacekeepers harvest trophies in UNIFIL military obstacle competition

Chinese peacekeepers pose for group photos after the military obstacle competition.Chinese peacekeepers won the first and third place at the military obstacle competition held by the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon on Oct. 11.

J-10 fighter jets conduct unscripted air combat exercise at night J-10 fighter jets conduct unscripted air combat exercise at night

Ground crews assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command signal J-10 fighter jets to taxi on the runway during an unscripted night  air combat exercise on October 10, 2019.

JH-7 fighter bombers take off for flight training JH-7 fighter bombers take off for flight training

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade under the air force of the PLA Southern Theater Command receives last-minute inspections before taxing out for a flight training exercise at a military airfield on October 10, 2019.

Press conference marking one-day countdown of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan
Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel
Athletes prepare for 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan
Flag-raising ceremony held at 7th CISM Military World Games
7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay held in Wuhan
Su-30 fighter jets taxi on the runway before takeoff
Media center for the 7th Military World Games unveiled
Chinese peacekeepers harvest trophies in UNIFIL military obstacle competition
J-10 fighter jets conduct unscripted air combat exercise at night
JH-7 fighter bombers take off for flight training
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Press conference marking one-day countdown of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan Press conference marking one-day countdown of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan

A press conference marking one-day countdown of the 7th CISM Military World Games is held in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 17, 2019.(

Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met here with representatives of the personnel who had worked for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

Athletes prepare for 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan Athletes prepare for 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan

Athletes train at the athletes' village of the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 16, 2019.

Flag-raising ceremony held at 7th CISM Military World Games Flag-raising ceremony held at 7th CISM Military World Games

Photo taken on Oct. 16, 2019 shows a view of the flag-raising ceremony at the athletes' village of the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.

7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay held in Wuhan 7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay held in Wuhan

The 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games Torch Relay is held in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 16, 2019.

Su-30 fighter jets taxi on the runway before takeoff Su-30 fighter jets taxi on the runway before takeoff

The ground crew assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command signals a Su-30 fighter jet to taxi on the runway during a flight training exercise on October 10, 2019.

Media center for the 7th Military World Games unveiled Media center for the 7th Military World Games unveiled

Photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019 shows the Main Media center of the 7th Military World Games in Wuhan, Hubei Province. The media center was officially put into use on October 10, 2019.

Chinese peacekeepers harvest trophies in UNIFIL military obstacle competition Chinese peacekeepers harvest trophies in UNIFIL military obstacle competition

Chinese peacekeepers pose for group photos after the military obstacle competition.Chinese peacekeepers won the first and third place at the military obstacle competition held by the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon on Oct. 11.

J-10 fighter jets conduct unscripted air combat exercise at night J-10 fighter jets conduct unscripted air combat exercise at night

Ground crews assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command signal J-10 fighter jets to taxi on the runway during an unscripted night  air combat exercise on October 10, 2019.

JH-7 fighter bombers take off for flight training JH-7 fighter bombers take off for flight training

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade under the air force of the PLA Southern Theater Command receives last-minute inspections before taxing out for a flight training exercise at a military airfield on October 10, 2019.

Press conference marking one-day countdown of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan
Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel
Athletes prepare for 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan
Flag-raising ceremony held at 7th CISM Military World Games
7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay held in Wuhan
Su-30 fighter jets taxi on the runway before takeoff
Media center for the 7th Military World Games unveiled
Chinese peacekeepers harvest trophies in UNIFIL military obstacle competition
J-10 fighter jets conduct unscripted air combat exercise at night
JH-7 fighter bombers take off for flight training
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