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In the Elbrus region, on the basis of the Terskol mountain training and survival center, the first two stages of the Elbrus Ring-2021 international mountaineering competition were held. Russia is represented by a high-altitude division of the Airborne Forces.

Within the framework of the sixth international competition “Elbrus Ring”, a fierce struggle broke out between the units of Russia, China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Abkhazia, Uzbekistan and India, while performing special tasks for individual climbing on a climbing wall and orienteering in mountainous terrain.

According to the results of the first two stages of the competition, the Russian team took the lead with a result of 1622 points. In second place is the team of Kazakhstan, which showed a result of 1410 points and is 212 points behind the nearest rival. The three leaders are closed by the team of China (1199 points).

When performing the first special task “Individual climbing on artificial terrain”, the first line of the winners was taken by the team of Kazakhstan, with the results of 790 points, 15 points ahead of the team of Uzbekistan (775), which also with a minimum margin of 86 points, ahead of the team of China (689 points ). The fourth place was taken by the Russian team, the alpine division scored 642 points.

During the implementation of the second special task “Orienteering in mountainous terrain”, the Russian team surpassed all other participants with a score of 980 points, ahead of the Kazakhstan team by 360 points (620 points). The third place in this task went to the Chinese team, which stubbornly pursued the first two and showed a result of 510 points.

In total, more than 90 people from the divisions involved in the performance of tasks in the highlands were involved in the competition.

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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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