WPFG: More Than a Sports Event

Authors: Go Chengdu

2019-08-16

The 18th WPFG presents a total of 56 competitions at 9 venues in Chengdu.
中国·成都2019第十八届世界警察和消防员运动会
The 18th World Police and Fire Games (WPFG), being held here in Chengdu,
is not just a sporting event for the police officers and firefighters participating in the games,
but a platform for cultural exchanges and communication among them.
It is also a window for the host city to showcase its cultural charm and urban strength.
中国·成都2019第十八届世界警察和消防员运动会中国·成都2019第十八届世界警察和消防员运动会
Now, let's look back on the wonderful moments of the opening ceremony.
中国·成都2019第十八届世界警察和消防员运动会
The 18th WPFG presents a total of 56 competitions at 9 venues in Chengdu,
including traditional Olympic sports and professional competitions for police officers and firefighters.
Firefighter Steeplechase Chengdu WPFGFirefighter Steeplechase Chengdu WPFG
firefighter steeplechase Firefighter Steeplechase
a new competition at the 18th WPFG which requires participants to wear fireman jacket, helmet and belt
Wonderful Moments 2019 WPFGWonderful Moments 2019 WPFG
▲▲police action pistol (PAP)▲▲
世界警察和消防员运动会
▲▲police motorcycle riding▲▲
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▲▲Stairs Race, a competition to test endurance▲▲
During the "regular", there are no restrictions on the attire of participants.
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During the "Firefighter Full Gear",
athletes are required to wear helmet, protective clothing, gloves and SCBA. There's no need to wear a mask.
Competitors start one by one with 10-30 seconds time interval.
Stairs Race WPFG chengduStairs Race WPFG chengdu
They will ascend 53 stairs to the finish line. The one taking the shortest time is the winner.
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Besides, as part of the 2019 WPFG,
the First International Police & Fire Equipment Exposition
and the 18th WPFG Firefighting Photography Exhibition were held this week in Chengdu.
WPFG,First International Police & Fire Equipment ExpositionWPFG Firefighting Photography Exhibition
The former featured over one thousand of made-in-Chengdu products,
WPFG,First International Police & Fire Equipment ExpositionWPFG,First International Police & Fire Equipment Exposition
and the latter was aimed to enhance the friendship and communication among the police officers and firefighters from all over the world,
and promote the sportsmanship and courage of them.
WPFG Firefighting Photography ExhibitionWPFG Firefighting Photography Exhibition

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