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Tankers from the Russian military base of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Abkhazia took third place in the district qualifying stage of the Tank Biathlon competition of the International Army Games 2021.

The servicemen of the base performed as part of the combined team of the 49th Combined Arms Army. Having overcome three stages of the competition: an individual race, a sports stage and a relay race, the team of the association took the third prize. The first place was taken by a tank platoon of the 8th combined-arms army, the second – by the team of the 58th combined-arms army.

The most distinguished servicemen were awarded in the nominations: “Best driver-mechanic”, “Best gunner-operator” and “For the will to win”.

The qualifying round of the Tank Biathlon was held at the Prudboy training ground in the Volgograd region. The competition was attended by over 1 thousand spectators – residents of the Volgograd region, pupils of the All-Russian children’s and youth military-patriotic public movement “Yunarmiya”.

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