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In the period from 24 to 27 August this year, on the basis of the Kamyshinsky Separate Guards Airborne Assault Don Cossack Formation, the Airborne Troops Championship in kettlebell lifting was held.

The competition was attended by 12 teams representing all formations, military units and institutions of the Airborne Forces.

In total, more than 100 athletes fought for the title of champion of the Airborne Forces in kettlebell lifting, of which 20 were female military personnel.

Athletes competed in biathlon, snatch and clean and jerk of kettlebells in a long cycle.

Before the start of the competition, all participants underwent medical control and weighing. Particular attention was paid to the implementation of anti-epidemiological measures. All athletes of the national teams received admission to the competition.

At the end of the credentials committee and the meeting of the panel of judges, the grand opening of the championship took place, at which the vocal and instrumental ensemble of the Kamyshinsky compound “White Domes”, soloist Daria Bortova and the creative association of drummers “Favorite” presented their creative performances.

Competitions were held among military men in five weight categories: 63 kg, 68 kg, 73 kg, 85 kg and over 85 kg and among women military personnel in weight categories 63 kg and over 63 kg. Personal places were determined by the best result in each weight category.

The results of the championship will be announced at a later date and announced at the closing ceremony of the event.

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