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A serviceman of the united Russian military base Kant, stationed in the Kyrgyz Republic, won the night half marathon, which took place in Bishkek.

The Russian soldier covered the distance of 21 kilometers and 100 meters in 1 hour 22 minutes and 9 seconds, almost three minutes ahead of the silver medalist. In total, about 2 thousand athletes took part in the sports event, who competed in overcoming three distances: 5, 10 and 21.1 km.

The joint Russian military base “Kant” is part of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces and is involved in ensuring the security of the airspace of the CSTO states. It is armed with Su-25 attack aircraft and Mi-8 helicopters.

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