Indian Army wins inter services championship
The Indian Army Team (Red) on Wednesday emerged as the champion of the 44th Inter Service Cross Country Championship 2013-2014 held at Mount Abu in Rajasthan.
The individual first position was bagged by Naib Subedar Elam Singh of Garhwal Rifle Regiment Centre (Army Red), second position by Sepoy Manohar Singh of Kumaon Regiment Centre (Army Red) and Rifleman Anish Thapa Magar (Army Green) of 58 Gorkha Training Centre bagged the third position.
The 44th Inter Service Cross Country Championship was organized by Air Force Station Mount Abu wherein four teams viz Indian Army (Red), Indian Army (Green), Indian Air Force and Indian Navy took part.
Twenty four participants covered a distance of 12 km and Naib Subedar Elam Singh of Army Red covered the distance in 36 minutes and 30 seconds.
Air Commodore M Mohanta of South Western Air Command handed over the medals and certificates to the successful participants and the coveted trophy to the winning team.
The Indian Army (Red) won the Inter Service Cross Country Championship last year as well.
(Posted on 30-10-2013)