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Today, October 19, within the framework of the visit of the members of the Commission of the International Council of Military Sports (CISM) for assessing the readiness of facilities for the III World Cadet Games, an introductory meeting was held at the branch of the FAU of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation CSKA (SKA, St. Petersburg).

“I would like to note that CISM is grateful to the Russian side for the systematic support of our initiatives. Indeed, Russia plays a very important role in the implementation of ideas that are born directly in the International Council of Military Sports. In a fairly short period of time, Russia was able to prepare all the necessary documents for the organization of the III World Cadet Games and just as quickly were able to receive us in St. Petersburg during this visit. Let me, on behalf of the entire International Council of Military Sports, thank the entire Russian side for the contribution you are making to our work and directly to the organization of the Games, we sincerely believe that the Games of 2022 will be held at the highest level after the presentation we have seen, this confidence has only strengthened ”, – the head of the Games project Joseph Bakari made a welcoming speech.

A film and a presentation of preparations for the Games, the opening and closing venues, as well as the competition were presented at the meeting.

The members of the CISM Coordinating Committee visited the Museum of Sports Glory of the CSKA branch, St. Petersburg, where they left their wishes in the museum’s guest book.

The delegation also visited the Military Institute of Physical Culture, where members of the commission got acquainted with the history of the institute, looked at the places of residence and meals of athletes. We examined the gym, where volleyball competitions will be held, got acquainted with the VIFK swimming pool, where the participants of the Games will compete for medals in swimming. Further, an inspection of the Primorets track and field stadium and the Sosnovka park was carried out, where awards in track and field athletics and orienteering, respectively, will be raffled off, and various issues on these two sports were discussed.

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