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On the basis of the Ulyanovsk Separate Guards Airborne Assault Formation, the first stage of the cross-classic orienteering competition was held, during which the military personnel of the participating teams from the formations and military units of the Airborne Forces competed in overcoming the 5-kilometer route with the search for 16 checkpoints.

According to the condition of the stage, each soldier of a team consisting of six people is given a map of the first day, a compass, chips for marking at checkpoints, and he independently overcomes the distance. The winner is the team whose servicemen cover the distance from start to finish in the shortest time.

All participants are obliged to go through the finish line so that the judge will record the arrival of the whole team from the distance.

The championship, which is held from June 7 to June 10, is attended by 12 teams from all military units and formations of the Airborne Forces.

The results of the competition will be announced on June 10. The best athletes will represent the combined team of the Airborne Forces at the orienteering championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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