30 Apr '13, 3pm

Royal Military Academy #Sandhurst victorious over 57 countries in #military skills competition

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst wins international competition: British Army Officer cadets have claimed victory over teams from 57 countries in the prestigious military skills competition, the Sandhurst Cup, held at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Organised by the United States Army, the competition takes the form of an arduous military skills event. Although competition orga... nisers gave some clues as to what was involved – physical fitness and agility, foreign weapons' handling, navigation, rope handling and chemical warfare – much of the competition was kept secret and some surprising twists were inserted into the two days. Officer Cadet Alice West, part of the winning team, said: "It is a fantastic opportunity to test ourselves against teams from many different countries, to see how we match up and to find out how they train as officer cadets. Now...

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