International sniper competition concludes in Beijing

(An Xiaohui/People’s Daily Online)

The Special Police of China won both the individual and team championships in the “Sharp Blade 2018” international sniper competition, which concluded near Beijing on Oct. 22, 2018.

Hosted by Chinese armed police forces, the 5-day competition consisted of 12 major events including lurk sniping, selective sniping on valuable targets, and long-distance search sniping in the mountains. More than 100 top snipers from 21 countries such as China, Belarus, Hungary, Israel and Pakistan participated in the competition.

The sniping competition is held every other year by the Chinese armed police forces while the first competition was held in Beijing from Aug. 22-25, 2016.