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At the Central Military District (CVO) championship in winter officer triathlon, which took place in the Samara region for three days, 33 participants were able to fulfill the standard for the title “Master of Sports” at once. This is a record figure for the entire district triathlon competition.

In total, 125 officers took part in the competition, consisting of 27 teams from 9 regions of the Urals, the Volga region and Siberia. At the start of the competition, there were only 12 masters of sports.

The officers competed on the grounds of the Samara branch of CSKA in shooting from a Makarov pistol, swimming freestyle at 100, 200 and 300 meters, as well as in cross-country skiing at distances of 5 and 10 kilometers. The participants were divided into three age groups: under 30, 30 to 40, and over 40.

“This became possible thanks to the great attention of the district leadership, the increase in the prestige of these competitions, the well-coordinated work of the leaders of the physical training of military units and formations. This is a great success “, – noted the head of physical training of the Central Military District, Colonel Igor Sushchev.

According to the results of the competition in the team event, the first place was taken by the combined team from the Volsk branch of the Military Academy of MTO (Saratov region). The second place was taken by officers of a tank division from the Chelyabinsk region. Rounding out the top three was the combined team of the 14th Army, whose associations and formations are deployed in different regions of the Urals, the Volga region and Siberia.

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