General Raheel Sharif stated this while visiting Abbottabad to witness the finals of 4th COAS Young Soldiers Inter Central PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship at FF Centre, said the ISPR statement.
COAS also awarded prizes to the winners.
Speaking on the occasion, the army chief appreciated participants of the competition and trainers for achieving very high standards of physical fitness and professionalism.
COAS said that Pakistan Army is the most battle hardened army in the world and this is primarily due to highest standard of physical fitness, professionalism and motivation of our officers and men who face the challenges dauntlessly
A total of 406 contestants from 22 Regimental Centres participated in this event. Sepoy Sheeraz Khan did 1214 Push Ups in 30 minutes to clinch 1st Position in this category.
Sepoy Jamshaid Khan stood 1st in Chin Ups competition by doing 68 Chin Ups. While Sapper Akmal Hussain did 2134 Sit ups to secure 1st Position in this event. Sepoy Muhammad Asif was declared fit of the fittest in the competition by securing 2474 marks.