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From 23 to 26 April, in the sports center of the city of Yekaterinburg, the Samara branch of CSKA, the Cup of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in kettlebell lifting in memory of the hero of the Soviet Union Colonel General Vladimir Pikalov was held.

In strength and endurance, 214 athletes competed in 18 teams representing military districts, branches of the armed forces and branches of the Armed Forces, as well as universities of the RF Ministry of Defense. Among the athletes: six Honored Masters of Sports of Russia, 28 masters of sports of international class, 63 masters of sports, 47 candidates for master of sports. As always, female military personnel took part in the competition: 26 titled competitors came to the tournament in Yekaterinburg.

The program of the tournament includes individual competitions with summing up the team standings. Men performed in the jerk of kettlebells in a long cycle, in the biathlon and in the relay with the weight snatch of 32 kg in five weight categories (63, 68, 73, 85, over 85 kg), women – in the snatch of 24 kg in weight categories 63 and over 63 kg.

The opening and closing ceremony of the Cup of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation was attended by: Colonel Igor Sushchev, Assistant Commander of the Central Military District – Head of the Physical Training Department; head of the sports center of the city of Yekaterinburg CSKA / Samara Rifat Kabirov; chief judge of the competition, master of sports of international class of Russia in kettlebell lifting, judge of the All-Russian category, Sergey Sergeev (Smolensk); chief secretary, master of sports of international class of Russia in kettlebell lifting, judge of the All-Russian category, senior warrant officer Evgeny Yakovlev (FAU MO RF CSKA, Moscow) and deputy chief referee, judge of the first category captain Vagiz Karipov (FAU MO RF CSKA, Moscow ).

According to the results of three days of competition, the winners and prize-winners of the tournament were determined.

Among the types and types of troops and military districts of the RF Ministry of Defense, the 1st place was taken by the team of the Central Military District (202 points), the 2nd place was taken by the team of the Air Defense Forces (195 points); 3rd place – the Airborne Forces team (178 points).

Among the universities of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, 1st place – team TVVIKU (Tyumen) (196 points), 2nd place – team of VUNC VVS “VVA” (Voronezh) (181 points). 3rd – the VA VPVO team (180 points).

The teams that won prizes were awarded cups, medals and certificates of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

The Challenge Cup of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in kettlebell lifting in memory of the hero of the Soviet Union Colonel-General Vladimir Pikalov was awarded to the team of the Central Military District.

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