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More than 50 participants from sports teams of formations, military units and educational institutions of the Eastern Military District (VVO) took part in the orienteering championship. The competitions were held on the territory of the Amur Combined Arms Association of the Eastern Military District (VVO).

The championship was held for three days. Participants were tested at a distance of about 3.5 kilometers, laid on rough terrain.

According to the conditions of the competition, the participants had to overcome the established route moving along the established landmarks. It is allowed to use only a map and a compass. Along the way, athletes must find certain control points and, using a special recording device, put a mark on its passage.

Athletes with high sporting achievements took part in the championship. One of them was Vasily Glukharev, who has the qualification of an international master of sports.

According to the results of the championship, the athletes who won prizes will take part in the orienteering championship of the Armed Forces, which will be held in Moscow in August 2021.

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