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From 18 to 20 January in St. Petersburg on the basis of the Military Institute of Physical Culture will be held the championship in winter officer triathlon. More than 200 officers of the St. Petersburg garrison will take part in the competition as part of combined teams from formations, military units and military universities.

Depending on the age group, participants will need to hit targets with a Makarov pistol at a distance of 25 m, swim from 100 to 300 m and take part in a ski race at a distance of 5 or 10 km. The winners will be determined in the team and individual championships.

The championship will end on January 20 with a solemn closing, awarding the winners and determining the best athletes who will represent the Western Military District at the all-army tournament in winter officer triathlon.

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