Qualifying stage of the Airborne Troops of Warrior of Peace contest ends in Kostroma
In Kostroma, on the basis of the Kostroma Guards Parachute Regiment of the Ivanovo Guards Airborne formation, the qualifying stage of the Warrior of Peace contest in the framework of the International Army Games 2020 has ended.
During the week, more than 60 servicemen, 10 of whom were female representing their formations and military units, competed in speed, strength, dexterity, endurance, the accuracy of shooting, erudition, knowledge of military history, international law and literary and creative abilities.
Warrior of Peace is considered the most versatile competition of the International Army Games, since, along with professional military training, it assesses the knowledge of military history and the creative abilities of participants. The finalists of the stage showed high physical fitness, the ability to handle small arms, as well as throwing grenades at accuracy and range, overcame an obstacle course, competed in firing from an AK-74M submachine gun from various positions, and complied with firing standards.
Besides, participants will show their expertise in military history, as well as reveal their creative talents in vocal, choreography, playing musical instruments, recitation, theatrical art, etc.