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China wins International Nautical Competition held at Karachi Harbour

Tournament included swimming and lifesaving races as well as seamanship race and sailing competitions.
Published Oct 13, 2017 11:10pm

China won the International Nautical Competition held in Karachi by the Pakistan Navy, read a statement issued by the force's media wing on Friday.

The tournament included swimming and lifesaving races as well as seamanship race and sailing competitions. — Pak Navy
The tournament included swimming and lifesaving races as well as seamanship race and sailing competitions. — Pak Navy

The naval teams that participated in Pak Navy's second International Nautical Competition included Sri Lanka, China, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Naval Academy and Pakistan Marines Academy.

Cadet from Naval Academy of Sri Lanka participates in the seamanship race. —Navy PR
Cadet from Naval Academy of Sri Lanka participates in the seamanship race. —Navy PR

The three-day long tournament included swimming and lifesaving races. — Pak Navy
The three-day long tournament included swimming and lifesaving races. — Pak Navy

The three-day long tournament included swimming and lifesaving races in Naval Physical Training and Sports Complex PNS Karsaz as well as seamanship race and sailing competitions at Karachi Harbour.

Six teams participated in the tournament, including China, Sri Lanka, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Naval Academy and Pakistan Marines Academy. —Navy PR
Six teams participated in the tournament, including China, Sri Lanka, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Naval Academy and Pakistan Marines Academy. —Navy PR

China won the tournament with four gold medals while UAE declared was the runner-ups.

Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Ather Mukhtar, who was the chief guest, distributed trophies and prizes amongst the winners.

Cadets of participating countries compete in the sailing race held on the final day of the second Pak Navy's  International Nautical Competition at Karachi Harbour. — Pak Navy
Cadets of participating countries compete in the sailing race held on the final day of the second Pak Navy's International Nautical Competition at Karachi Harbour. — Pak Navy

Winning team of Chinese Naval Academy receiving the trophy from Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Ather Mukhtar. —Navy PR
Winning team of Chinese Naval Academy receiving the trophy from Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Ather Mukhtar. —Navy PR

Cadets of Pakistan and other participating countries compete in the sailing race held in Karachi Harbour. —Navy PR
Cadets of Pakistan and other participating countries compete in the sailing race held in Karachi Harbour. —Navy PR