MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Evmenov greeted the finalists and participants of the Rugby-7 Cup of the Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief, which took place in St. Petersburg.
Earlier, on September 4, at the Petrovsky stadium in St. Petersburg, the draw for the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Rugby-7 Cup ended. The winners of the tournament were the team of the Higher Naval Engineering School of the VUNC of the Navy “Naval Academy”. In the final match, the cadets from St. Petersburg defeated their colleagues from the V.I. P.S. Nakhimov with a score of 38: 5.
The previous cup winner, the team of the Baltic Naval Institute, won bronze medals this time. In the match for 3rd place, the Balts beat the most distant guests of the competition from the Pacific Higher Naval School – 24:17.
“Dear friends, let me, on behalf of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Nikolai Anatolyevich Evmenov, congratulate everyone on this unique event. Today we have witnessed a bright struggle and a real male sport. I sincerely wish you all good health and new results. Congratulations to the winners of the competition, the team of the Higher Naval Engineering School, as well as all the participants in the competition. Because there are no losers today! ”- Vice Admiral Igor Mukhametshin, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, said at the award ceremony. He also, on behalf of Nikolai Evmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, thanked the Russian Rugby Federation for its help and support in the development of rugby among the military, and also noted the fans who warmly and emotionally supported all the teams.
In addition to the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Russian Rugby Federation Igor Artemyev, the head of the Military Institute of Physical Culture Major General Oleg Botsman, the President of the Foundation of the Russian Rugby Federation for the development of rugby in the Armed Forces and the security forces structures Alexei Mitryushin, assistant to the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy for physical training, captain of the first rank Alexei Pivachev and player of the CSKA rugby club and the Russian national team Vasily Artemyev.
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