– Inside the Naval Pentathlon we can find the model of the Military Competition: Strength, Endurance, Agility, Accuracy and Skills. In one word, all the requirements of a good sailor and a good athlete, Captain Luiz Serrano, Brazilian and Official CISM Representative, says.
Eleven nations from Americas, Asia and Europe will participate in the Championship. The games start on Tuesday the 21st of August and ends with the Amphibious Cross Country Race on Friday the 24th. Indonesia is not participating but has two observers during the time.
The Chief of Staff of the Royal Swedish Navy, Rear Admiral Jan Thörnqvist, ended his speak with:
– I wish you a warm welcome and good luck, along with a very pleasant stay in Sweden and at 1st Marine Regiment. I hereby declare the 48th Naval Pentathlon Championship open- Friendship through Sports- Let the game begin!
Text: Magnus Bohman