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In Samara started competing in the Olympics of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on military-applied sports: military pentathlon, officers ‘ triathlon (summer) and military triathlon. To participate in competitions in the capital region gathered 200 strongest military of all-rounders from all over Russia.

Athletes represent team Central, Western, southern, and Eastern military districts, strategic Missile forces, aerospace defence Forces, airborne troops of the 12th Main Directorate of the Ministry of defense.

Among the participants of the titled athletes of the Armed Forces, including world Champions, European Championships of friendly armies of the CIS countries. Among them, the winner of the world championship of the international military pentathlon team standings (Republic of Korea, 2014), team member of the Armed Forces senior Lieutenant TSB Ilya Bagnyuk, the winner of the regional championship of the CISM international military pentathlon team standings (Austria, 2019) senior Lieutenant Ivan videoconferencing Druhanov, the winners of the Championships of friendly armies of States-participants of CIS on shooting from the regular weapon and the officers ‘ triathlon major Victor Zakharov (CVO) and captain 2nd rank Alexei Brunelin (ZVO).

The stadium universal sports complex “Stara Zagora” In Samara took place the solemn opening stage of the games and the parade of the participating teams. Accompanied the team yunarmeytsy member of the regional branch of the all-Russian youth military-Patriotic movement “UNAME” Samara region.

Opened the competitions and wished good luck to participants of the official representative of Department of physical training and sports of the armed forces, Colonel Vladimir Neveu. The Deputy commander of the 2nd guards combined arms army of political-military work Colonel Paul Aleksyuk wished to servicemen during the competition not to forget about safety and win without injuries.

The decoration programme of the opening was a show of soldiers of the 3rd guards separate special purpose brigade (Tolyatti). The commandos performed a series of hand-to-hand sparring and in seconds created a human pyramid with the flags of the airborne troops and the Russian Federation. In the final part of the holiday with songs and dance performances were made by the creative team of the variety Theatre “Ldinka” and the vocal-instrumental ensemble “Guard”.

Competition troops will be held from 25 to 29 September at the officers ‘ triathlon at the stadium and in the dash USK “Stara Zagora” and the pool of SC “Swimming”, according to the military triathlon and military pentathlon in the territory of the village. Roshinsky (p. Roschinskiy, Samara oblast) – the pool of SB “Chernorechie” CSKA Moscow/Samara, and also in the dash and on the site of the military unit 45863. Soldiers will compete in shooting from Makarov pistol at a distance of 25 m, Kalashnikov – 200 m, small-bore rifle – 50 m, swimming, throwing hand grenades, the cross with the computation and obstacle course.

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