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The open basketball championship of the Northern Fleet has ended in the universal sports and training complex “Start” in the city of Severomorsk.

The competition was closed by Rear Admiral Igor Kurochkin, Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet for Military-Political Work. He thanked the participants of the championship for an interesting game and noted that basketball in the Northern Fleet is constantly developing, and the Northern Fleet basketball team is the reigning champion of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. The closing ceremony was also attended by Vice-President of the Basketball Federation of the Murmansk Region Valery Magan, Head of the Regional Development Department of the Russian Basketball Federation Alexander Anischenko, Chairman of the Basketball Federation of the city of Severomorsk and Head Coach of the Northern Fleet basketball team Colonel of Justice Ruslan Teslenko and other invited guests.

For 14 days, teams of large formations, formations, and military units of the Northern Fleet fought for the title of the strongest basketball team. The national team of the city of Severomorsk also took part in the competition.

The first place was taken by the command of the Northern Fleet headquarters and management “Severnye bears”, the second place was taken by the Severomorsk city team “Sever-basketball”, which also included former servicemen of the Northern Fleet, and the “Thunderstorm” team of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces received bronze awards.

According to the results of the championship, Anton Kononenko from the Severbasket team became the best sniper, the top scorer Vasily Kurbatov from the Groza, the best player Andrey Sivkov from the Northern Bears team.

During the championship, contests were also held in which Evgeny Surov “Northern Bears” won as the winner of the free throws contest and Anton Kononenko “Thunderstorm” in the three-point throws contest.

After awarding the winners and prize-winners of the championship, the players of the Northern Fleet basketball team, who are the gold medalist of the Navy championship and the winner of the basketball championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in 2021, who fulfilled the norms, requirements and conditions for their fulfillment of the Unified All-Russian Sports Classification, were assigned the sports categories candidate master sports.

The children’s art group of the city of Severomorsk performed in front of the participants of the competition and the audience, showing their dance numbers, an exhibition of weapons, which is in service with the coastal troops of the Northern Fleet, was deployed in the sports complex.

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