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The results of the championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in officer triathlon have been summed up. Competitions in shooting from the regular PM, swimming and running were held in Samara at the facilities of the Samara branch of CSKA: in the closed 25-meter shooting range and at the USK Stara-Zagora stadium and in the 50-meter swimming pool of the Swimming Sports Complex. The announcement of the results of the tournament and the honoring of the winners took place today in the sports hall of the USK “Stara-Zagora”.

The competition was attended by 91 servicemen in 9 teams representing the military districts, types and branches of the Armed Forces: Central Military District, Air Defense, ZVO, Southern Military District, Northern Fleet, Aerospace Forces, Strategic Missile Forces, Airborne Forces, and the 12th Main Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

In the team championship among the branches and branches of the armed forces, the highest number of points in triathlon – 23983, and the first place was taken by the combined team of the Aerospace Forces (VKS). The second place (20374 points) was taken by the Airborne Forces team, the third – by the Strategic Missile Forces (18341 points). Among the military districts, the team of the Eastern Military District (VVO) became the leader of the team standings, gaining 22889 points in the sum of disciplines. The ZVO team is in second place (22073 points), in third place is the Strategic Missile Forces team with a score of 21262 points.

Also, the winners were determined in the individual triathlon championship in three age groups. High results were shown by both beginners and “veterans” of the championship of the Armed Forces – experienced athletes of the 3rd age group.

The winners and prize-winners of the tournament were awaited by a podium, well-deserved awards and a loud ovation from colleagues and fans. The officers were awarded medals by honorary guests, including the participant of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, winner and medalist of the World Universiade, European champion and medalist of the world championship, multiple champion of Russia, MSMK in swimming Alexander Kudashev.

Sergey Lemekhov also announced that according to the results of the past competitions, 26 officers confirmed and again fulfilled the standards of the Master of Sports of Russia, 21 – the candidate for the master of sports. The winners of the championship will join the national team of the Russian Armed Forces to participate in higher-level army competitions scheduled for 2022.

Leaving Samara, the officers noted the consistently high level of organization of the competition: many come to the city on the Volga more than 5-10 times and the sports facilities are always well equipped, conveniently located and comfortable – the servicemen can only show high sports results.

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