SOCHI, RUSSIA, Mar. 1 (ChinaMil) -- Chinese military athletes are taking home bronze medals as the 3rd CISM World Winter Games concluded successfully at the International Military Sport Council in Sochi, Russia on Tuesday.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) sent 42 military members to compete in 16 events in four categories.
The Chinese PLA athletes won bronze medalsin three women's team events: the Short Track Speed Skating, Alpine Skiing Slalom and Biathlon Patrol Race, far exceeding expected goals.
The Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Winter Games is a comprehensive military sports meet.
Known as the "Military Olympic Games", it is sponsored by the International Military Sports Council (Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM)), and it is divided into two seasons: winter games and summer games.
Twenty-six representative teams, including the Chinese team, attended the games, and about 1,000 athletes competed for 44 medals.