The grand opening of the all-army competition Elbrus Ring-2021 will take place in Kabardino-Balkaria
On July 22, this year, the opening ceremony of the all-army competition for the best mountain unit Elbrus Ring of the 2021 Army International Games will take place in Kabardino-Balkaria on the basis of the Terskol mountain training and survival center of the Russian Defence Ministry.
More than 100 servicemen of the mountain units of the Russian law enforcement agencies in nine teams from the military districts, the Land Forces, the Northern Fleet, the Airborne Troops and the National Guard will take part in the competition of military climbers. For the first time, a team from the Federal Security Service will take part in the competition.
During the first competitive days, the servicemen will show their skills in mountaineering, individual climbing and climbing in bundles on a special climbing wall with a height of about 20 m.
All competition events are held in strict compliance with sanitary, epidemiological and environmental safety measures. The competition of high-altitude units will last until August 4 this year, the organizer of the competition is the Department of physical training and sports of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.