Chinese navy to participate in 3 contests of Int'l Army Games 2019
Foreign delegates visit the guided-missile destroyer Guiyang of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, April 25, 2019. They were invited to participate in a multinational naval events marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese PLA Navy. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)
BEIJING, June 28 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy will take part in three contests of the International Army Games 2019 in August, according to Chinese naval sources.
The navy will participate in contests for marines, aviation units, and divers.
All the 33 participating officers and soldiers this year will make their first appearance at the Games, with their average age lower than teams of previous years.
Currently all participant groups from the Chinese navy are undergoing intense training.
The Chinese navy has been a contestant of the Games for four consecutive years, and ranked first in the "Seaborne Assault" contest of the International Army Games 2018.