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The all-army stage of the Sayan March ski mountaineering competition opened with a mass ski start on the Western Sayan Mountain in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

On the first day of the competition, the servicemen made a 25-kilometer ski march with special tasks: searching for a victim in an avalanche, skiing in bundles, shooting as part of a squad, descending on a fixed rope, lifting the victim up the slope, as well as climbing the slope in crampons with using the fixed referee’s railings.

11 teams take part in the competition: the combined teams of the Central, Southern, Eastern, Western military districts, the combined team of the Airborne Forces, the combined team of the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School named after Marshal of the Soviet Union K.K. Rokossovsky, the combined team of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School named after General V.F. Margelova, the combined team of the Military Institute of Physical Culture, the women’s team of the Russian Armed Forces, the team of the Federal Service of the National Guard of the Russian Federation, and for the first time a team of servicemen of the Northern Fleet is participating in the competition.

The competition is held on the basis of the military-sports training center “Ergaki” within the framework of the International Army Games – 2021.

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