Pak army wins 7th National Airgun Shooting Championship

3rd International PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) competition commenced at Lahore Fortress Stadium

By: News Desk      Published: 10:21 PM, 1 Nov, 2021
Pak army wins 7th National Airgun Shooting Championship

Pakistan Army Monday won the 7th National Airgun Shooting Championship by clinching six gold medals.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, the Pakistan Army team clinched 6 golds out of total 8 events while Pakistan Navy got 2 gold medals.

Overall Pakistan Army got 6 gold medals, 2 silvers and one Bronze Medal while Pakistan Navy secured 2 gold medals, 6 silver and 7 Bronze medals.

Separately, the 3rd International PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) competition commenced at Lahore Fortress Stadium on Monday. 

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a media wing of the Pakistan military forces, PACES is a real test of physical strength and endurance of the participants.

Being one of the toughest competitions for international and national army teams, the event is regarded as a true reflection of the physical standards and endurance of the soldiers.

As many as 101 International players from Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, UAE and Uzbekistan are participating in the competition, whereas, observers from Egypt, Indonesia, Japan and Myanmar are also part of the event. 

The ceremony was attended by a large number of spectators from all walks of life. Lieutenant General Syed Muhammad Adnan, Inspector General Training and Evaluation was the chief guest on the occasion.