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At the Raevsky training ground of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation in the Krasnodar Territory, the Airborne Troops championship in summer mountain triathlon ended.

On the final day of the championship, the best servicemen of the mountain units of the Airborne Forces competed in overcoming the throw-march for 5 kilometers with a firing line, on which it was necessary to hit 5 targets from the AK-74m machine gun. For each mistake made, the participant overcame a penalty loop with a length of 800 meters.

According to the results of the stage, the first place is for the representative of the Novorossiysk formation, in the second and third places are the servicemen of a separate guards special purpose formation of the Airborne Forces.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the championship, assistant to the Commander of the Airborne Forces for physical training, Colonel Rustam Yuldashev, noted the high level of training of the participants, their unbending will and thirst for victory. In conclusion, he wished everyone success in the service and achieve high results in training.

Having outstripped all rivals and showing a high result, the first command place was taken by the team of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation, in the second place were representatives of a separate Guards Special Forces of the Airborne Forces from Kubinka near Moscow, the third were the paratroopers of a separate Guards Airborne Assault Formation from Ulyanovsk.

In the individual championship, there was no equal to the representative of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation of the Guard Sergeant Ivan Plyusnin, in the second place was the Guard Corporal Sergei Sadiukhin from Ulyanovsk, the third place was also held by the representative of the Novorossiysk Guards Formation of the Guard Sergeant Alexander Doroshev.

At the end of the solemn ceremony of awarding the winners and prize-winners, the military orchestra of the Guards Airborne Assault Kuban Cossack Regiment and the vocal-instrumental ensemble of the Sineva formation performed in front of the participants of the championship with a concert.

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