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In the units and formations of the Central Military District, for the first time, a power all-around tournament on the gymnastic crossbar “Russian silomer” is being held, dedicated to the 800th anniversary of the birth of the patron saint of the Land Forces of the Russian Federation, Saint Prince Alexander Nevsky.

The organizers of the competition were the department for work with believers in the military-political administration of the Central Military District and the Yekaterinburg diocese.

About 10 thousand servicemen took part in the qualifying stage.

“Anyone can take part in the tournament, regardless of the level of sports training. The” Russian Strength Meter “system consists of various exercises that you can choose according to your abilities. grabbing the bar with the hands of the horizontal bar, pulling up “, – there are 11 exercises in total,” explained Archpriest Andrei Kanev, assistant head of the department for work with believers in the military-political department of the Central Military District.

Before the sports competition, assistants to the unit commanders for work with believing servicemen and volunteer clergymen held talks about Alexander Nevsky.

The third stage of the competition is scheduled for May 15 and is timed to coincide with the birthday of Alexander Nevsky, which is celebrated on May 13. During the final, the strongest unit and the strongest serviceman of the Central Military District will be determined.

“Russian Strength Meter” is a sports all-around, which includes 11 exercises on the horizontal bar of varying degrees of difficulty, for the performance of which a certain number of points is assigned within one minute. It is carried out in order to motivate servicemen to achieve results in the development of physical strength.

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