India has fallen out of the International Army Games 2018 being held in seven countries, even though it came exceedingly close to the Chinese teams in two competitions it was participating in, army officials said today.
The semi-final for the ‘Tank Biathlon’ competition ended on Friday and the Indian Army team fell short of making it to the finals. Officials said that the time gap between the Indian and Chinese teams was barely six minutes in the competition being held in Russia.
Even in the ‘Elbrus Ring’ competition, which ended on Friday, the Indian Army’s team called the ‘White Devils’ finished fourth out of seven teams, although it was close on the heels of the Chinese team that came second. The competition is a mountain warfare patrol held in the vicinity of the Elbrus Mountain in Russia. Read More