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The championship of the Central Military District (CVO) in officer winter triathlon was held in Novosibirsk.

The competition was attended by 77 athletes from 18 teams of associations, formations and military units of the Central Military District, as well as military universities stationed in Samara, Togliatti, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk, Volsk, Omsk, Novosibirsk.

For three days, the servicemen competed in freestyle swimming at a distance of 200 and 300 meters, shooting from standard weapons (exercise PM-1, 2, 3), skiing at a distance of 5, 10 km.

The team of the Volsky Military Institute of Logistics (VIMO) became the winner of the competition, the second place was taken by the team of military personnel of the combined arms formation stationed in Siberia and the third place was taken by the team of military personnel of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Central Military District.

Also, the winners were determined in the individual championship in three age groups.

The winners were awarded cups, medals and certificates.

This championship is a qualifying stage of the championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in officer triathlon.

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