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In the Eastern Military District (VVO), the III Championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (RF Armed Forces) in fire and rescue sports has begun. All-Russian competitions are held for the first time in the Primorsky Territory.

The opening ceremony took place in Ussuriysk on the territory of the “Gorodskoy” stadium of the House of Officers of the Russian Army. It was opened by the head of the fire safety service of the RF Armed Forces, Colonel Dmitry Shchipanov. Also, the event was attended by team coaches, a panel of judges, competition participants, representatives of the Federation for fire and rescue sports among military personnel, representatives of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Primorsky Territory, law enforcement agencies, the city administration and students of the Ussuriysk Suvorov military school.

The national flag was raised to the anthem of Russia, after which the competitors marched in formation. After the official part, the championship started.

On the first day of the competition, teams of firefighters competed in overcoming the obstacle course. This part of the competition took place in the following sequence: the team takes the starting position, the participants start on command, overcome the fence, take sleeve rolls, overcome the log (boom), connect the sleeves to each other, run up to the fork, attach the sleeve line to it and lay it. In this case, the fence is overcome without resting with your feet on the posts and slopes of the crosspieces. After the finish, all connecting heads must be closed.

At the end of the first day of the competition, the athletes showed good results.

In total, more than 100 people take part in the competition, consisting of 12 teams from the Southern, Western, Central and Eastern Districts, the Northern Fleet, the 12th Main Directorate of the Ministry of Defense, the Directorate of the Defense Commandant of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as well as the branches (arms) of the RF Armed Forces and the central military command and control bodies of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. For the first time, a team of representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia participates outside the competition.

The championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (RF Armed Forces) in fire and rescue sport will end with a solemn closing ceremony and awarding of the winners and prize-winners on September 10.

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