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Correspondence competitions in military-applied sports have started in the Troops and Forces in the North-East of Russia. The events are held in the places of deployment, under the general guidance of the OKVS assistant commander for physical training.

Servicemen compete in military uniforms at distances of 100, 400, 1000 and 3000 meters. About 500 servicemen take part in the competitions, which are carried out by about 20 specialists of the physical training of the association.

Applied military sport is a complex of exercises, their combinations, taken from individual sports – athletics, swimming, skiing and other disciplines of military applied importance. They bring up psychological stability in servicemen, make it possible to master specialties, and allow them to reveal the qualities that are necessary for successful service.

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