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An all-army stage of the field training competition among mountain divisions “Elbrus Ring-2021” has started in the Elbrus region. On the first day of competition, the military completed the first special task.

Participants competed in individual speed climbing without the use of any devices that facilitate or accelerate the movement, on a climbing wall 15 meters high. The route belongs to the 6B category of difficulty.

“The level of the teams has grown a lot, the guys show results comparable to the Russian championships, although they perform with weapons and a fairly heavy load. For the first time, the Federal Security Service is participating in our competition, the team has shown an excellent result with a good lead! ”, – said Ivan Dusharin, vice-president of the Russian Mountaineering Federation, CSKA mountain training coach,“ All the participants tried and performed with dignity. There are still 14 stages of various competitive processes ahead, so each team can perform with dignity and gain a sufficient number of points. “

“The competition uses a new automatic belay system and automatic fixation of the result. This suggests that the level of the quality of refereeing, objectivity at this stage has greatly increased, ”explained Ivan Dusharin.

The all-army stage of the international competition for the best high-mountain unit “Elbrus Ring-2021” is being held in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic on the basis of the Terskol Mountain Training and Survival Center of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. It is attended by more than 150 military personnel of the high-mountain units of the power departments of the Russian Federation in nine teams from the military districts, the Ground Forces, the Northern Fleet, the Airborne Forces and the Federal Service of the National Guard Troops. For the first time, a team from the Federal Security Service participates in the competition. The competition will end on August 4 this year.

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