Soldiers with the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps based at the Imjin Barracks, Innsworth, Gloucestershire raced against three Olympic athletes from Malawi today. The team are training at theUniversity of Gloucestershire’s Oxstalls Campus in the build up to the games.
They raced to complete the standard fitness test for British Soldiers - 2 minutes of press-ups followed by 2 minutes of sit-ups followed by a 1.5 mile run.
The Malawi Olympic athletes included marathon runner Mike Tebulo, marathon pace-setter John Kayange and 400m sprinter Ambwene Simkonda. Kayange won with the fastest time of 7.36 minutes.
More top news
Dry and feeling warmer this afternoon.
Giant sculptures of Shaun the Sheep have arrived in Bristol and you've been out an about searching for them!
Police have found 70 stolen bikes in a crackdown on theft. 28 of those owners have not been found. Do you recognise your stolen bike here?