MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the village of Agoy (Krasnodar Territory), the Cup of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in parachuting, dedicated to the Honored Coach of Russia E.A. Eskenderov, started. 25 athletes from the Army’s Central Sports Club are taking part in the competition.
In total, 138 athletes, representing 8 teams – VVO, ZVO, YuVO, TsVO, VKS, VDV, CSKA, DOSAAF, FPS of Russia, take part in the competitions of the Cup of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in parachuting, dedicated to the Honored Coach of Russia E.A. Eskenderov.
The team of the Central Sports Club of the Army will include all the strongest parachutists – winners and prize-winners of the World and European Championships, winners and prize-winners of the World Military Games and World Championships among military personnel, world record holders, participants in the landing of the Russian Armed Forces to the North Pole.
Among them are senior warrant officer Elena Laktionova, Lyubov Ekshikeeva (she has more than 18,000 jumps on her account), senior lieutenant Dmitry Maksimov, captain Evgenia Furman, Dmitry Yary and other equally titled and renowned army athletes.
The RF Armed Forces Cup awards will be played in three exercises: landing precision, individual and group acrobatics.
Winners and awardees will be determined on September 15th.
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