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In Tver, on the basis of the Military Academy of Aerospace Defense named after Marshal of the Soviet Union G.K. Zhukov, the Aerospace Forces Championship among educational institutions of higher education of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as well as formations and units of the Aerospace Forces, started. More than 200 athletes take part in the competition.

Within the framework of the Championship, there will be competitions in two sports disciplines – summer officer triathlon and military pentathlon. The program of competitions in summer officer triathlon includes: shooting from a Makarov pistol, swimming 100m, 200m, 300m, running 1, 2, 3 km. In military pentathlon: shooting from a small-bore rifle at 50m, overcoming the Single obstacle course in combination with a 400m run, throwing grenades for accuracy and range, cross at 4, 8 km.

The championship is held under the leadership of Colonel Andrey Shirokov, assistant to the Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces for physical training.

The purpose of the Championship is to improve sportsmanship, to fulfill and confirm sports categories and titles by the military personnel of the Aerospace Forces.

The competitions are held taking into account the measures of the sanitary and epidemiological situation to combat the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

According to the results of the competition, the winners of the Championship in the team competition, individual championship will be determined, and candidates for the staffing of the combined team of the Aerospace Forces will also be selected.

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