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The Russian team won the Equestrian Marathon Cup of the International Army Games-2021 for the second time. Competitions were held in the Republic of Tuva.

According to the results of two stages “Equestrian marathon for a long distance” and “Mixed relay for a short distance” in the overall team event, the Russian team won first place, the second place was shared by the teams of Uzbekistan and Mongolia, and the team of Kazakhstan took the third place on the podium.

As part of the competition, the teams completed a two-day horse march for a distance of over 100 kilometers, completed a number of special tasks, such as organizing a horse patrol on a route more than 30 km long, overcoming a water barrier and a minefield, organizing an overnight stay and a watering place for animals, as well as transporting weapons and ammunition at a distance of about 5 km. In addition, the participants overcame an obstacle course, practiced tactical actions and hit targets during fire missions.

The international competition for pack and transport divisions “Horse Marathon” was held at the “Kara-Khaak” training ground in the Republic of Tuva from 22 to 29 August. It was attended by teams from Russia, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Kazakhstan.

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