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A tank crew from the Republic of Mali took part in the individual stage of the Tank Biathlon competition for the first time.

For the first time, a team of cadets demonstrated their skills and technique while passing the route of the route, showing decent results. Under the competent leadership of the tank commander, junior lieutenant Gyarr Maki, the gunner-operator junior lieutenant Keita Yussuf and the driver-mechanic junior lieutenant Gyallo Umar Sotiggi, good results in shooting and coordination of work were shown.

At the end of the race, to the applause of the jubilant spectators from the stands, the team was greeted by their rivals and accepted into the friendly team of participants in the International Army Games.

Today tankers from Vietnam started their race in the Tank Biathlon competition in the first division race. His rivals in the race were the crews of Mongolia, Syria and Venezuela.

A year earlier, at ARMI-2020, three Vietnamese crews took 2nd place during the “Individual Race” stage with a total time of 1 hour 44 minutes 19 seconds. The best time was shown by the first crew of the Vietnamese national team, which covered the track in 32 minutes. 20 sec.

In the semifinal relay, the Vietnamese servicemen in a bitter struggle were able to take the overall 2nd place with a final time of 2 hours 23 minutes 16 seconds, which allowed the team to enter the four finalists of the second division of the competition.

In the final, the Vietnamese crew covered the track with a score of 2 hours 12 minutes 47 seconds, while hitting 13 targets out of 24. The final relay race was held in a bitter struggle with the teams of Tajikistan, Laos and Myanmar. Having become the winner of the final race, Vietnamese tankers got the right to participate in the first division of the Tank Biathlon competition within the framework of ARMI-2021.

The International Army Games 2021 will be held from August 22 to September 4, 2021 on the territory of 11 states (Russia, Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, China, Serbia, Uzbekistan).

In total, more than 5 thousand servicemen, consisting of 277 teams from 42 countries, take part in 34 competitions of ARMI-2021.

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