5 gold medals were won by Swedish athletes competing in this year’s edition of the World Police and Fire Games in Chengdu (WPFG) which takes place in August.
Team Sweden won a gold medal in the CrossFit team event. The Team consisting of Fredrik Ivehed, Attila Vysehrad, Ingrid Anker-Kofoed, Martin Evenbratt and Pernilla Midlöv. Add to that Ingrid, Pernilla, Attila and Fredrik won a total of four individual gold medals for different age groups.
Police officers, firefighters and customs and correction officers from around the world are competing in Olympic-style events ranging from football, baseball and hockey to archery, CrossFit and wrist wrestling and more. The competition has been going on for a week and ends on the 19th of August.
The team and gold meddalist made a stop in Beijing on their way to the games and held a CrossFit training event with Embassy staff organised by Heyrobics and Slash CrossFit.