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From September 7 to 10, 2021, in the Ivanovo region, in the historic town of Ples, on the Volga River, the XIV All-Russian Championship in powerboat competitions among the teams of the State Inspection for Small Vessels of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia was held. The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister – Chief State Inspector of the Russian Federation for Fire Supervision Anatoly Suprunovsky and Head of the Department of Human Safety at Water Bodies of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia Dmitry Tarasov.

This year, eight teams representing federal districts took part in the Championship: the main directorates of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Volgograd, Vologda, Lipetsk, Tomsk, Ulyanovsk regions, the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra, the Republics of Dagestan and Sakha (Yakutia).

For 4 days, the best inspectors of the State Inspection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia demonstrated their professional skills, both in individual and in the team event. Participants were tested for their knowledge of the GIMS regulatory framework, maneuvered on a jet ski and a motor boat, competed with each other in a ring race on boats for five kilometers and even provided first aid. The performance of each type of competition was tracked using a stopwatch.

The final stage of the Championship was the team relay race, which included giving a lifebuoy to a person in distress on the water from the shore, transporting it by rowing boat, and then by boat. After that, the baton had to be handed over with the help of a lifebuoy to the next member of the team, who, on a jet ski, had to pass part of the route in a “eight” without hitting the buoys. Further, the participant had to throw the rescue “end of Aleksandrov” to the person in distress on the water from the shore and pull him out to land, the rescued person had to touch his flag thereby completing the stage.

According to the results of the 4-day competition, the winners of the Championship were the inspectors of the State Inspection Service of the Ulyanovsk Region, the second place was taken by the team of the Vologda Region, the third place was taken by the team of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

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