LAHORE, October 28 (ChinaMil) -- The first International Physical Agility & Combat Efficiency System (PACES) Competition hosted by the Pakistani Army came to an end on October 24. The Chinese delegation to the contest won three group champions out of the five subjects.
The first International PACES Competition kicked off in Lahore, Pakistan on October 18. The contest consists of five subjects including combat efficiency test, 3.2 kilometer run, pull-ups, sit-ups and push-ups. The competition process is close to actual combat.
Army teams from 16 countries participated in the contest or attended as observers. A total of 326 members from 19 teams tried their best to defend their countries' army honor during the competition.
The Chinese delegation consists of 22 members, most of whom are from the PLA 14th Group Army. They came to Pakistan after a period of high-intensity training and multiple simulation tests.
In the competition, the Chinese military team competed against members from Saudi Arabia, Nepal and other countries. The Chinese troops secured group champions in 3.2 kilometer run, pull-ups, and combat efficiency test. In the combat efficiency test subject, the Chinese delegation won the first three places in individual tests.
Thanks to their strict discipline, solid foundation and excellent skills, the Chinese military delegation has won wide praise from the organizers and other teams. The organizers commented that the Chinese Army had a first-class military quality and has successfully showcased the charm of the Chinese Army.