Army retain inter-service athletics |
The Inter-Service Athletics Com-petition concluded on Wednesday with one national record being set at the Bangladesh Army Stadium.
Bangladesh Army team with a haul of 19 gold, 17 silver and five bronze medals retained the title and the Bangladesh Navy team became runner-up with three golds, four silvers and 11 bronzes.
Lance Corporal Md Rafiqul Islam and Lance Corporal Md Mujahid Khan of the Bangladesh Army were jointly adjudged best athletes. Rafiq clinched gold in 10,000m and 5000m while Mujahid won gold in 1500m run and 3000m.
The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Moeen U Ahmed witnessed the final day's events as chief guest and later distributed the prizes among the winners.