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Iran partakes in Military World Games in China

Beijing,The Military World Games kicked off with the attendance of Iran in the cities of Xinjiang and Fujian in China on Monday.

The games started with participation of 358 athletes from Iran, China, Belarus, Egypt, Kazakhstan and Russia.

The Military World Games is a multi-sport event for military sportspeople, organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM). The Games have been held since 1995, although championships for separate sports had been held for some years.

A winter edition of the games has been recently created, the first edition was organized by the Italian region of Aosta Valley from 20 to 25 of March 2010.

Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran are participating in diving, battle of t-72 tanks, airborne vehicles, mountains, artillery, rivalry between chemical units, competition among dog users, patrols, BMP-2 battleships, sea battle invasion, rivalry of UAVs, mortar crew competitions, rifle combat crews, snipers.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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