Pakistan army wins gold medal in Cambrian Patrol competition
RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army team has won gold medal for the fourth consecutive time, in the world’s toughest Cambrian Patrol competition held in Wales, United Kingdom.
The eleven member Pakistani team was from a Battalion of Northern Light Infantry hailing from Gilgit-Baltistan, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
According to the details, 134 teams from 31 countries participated in the two weeks long competition which started on October 8.
Cambrian Patrol is mission and task oriented patrolling exercise of 48 hours during which participants of patrolling team cover 60 kilometers carrying 25 kilograms.
This achievement is testimony of the professionalism and the highest levels of training in Pakistan Army.
Pakistan Army team had won a gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2016 where about 120 renowned armies of the world participated in the exercise.
The exercise was one of the most arduous and prestigious military events, testing candidates leadership, field craft, discipline and both mental and physical robustness, and is open to all three services and international patrols.
Pakistan Army team had earlier won gold medals in 2010 and 2015 and had correctly defined the professional standards.