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Iran ranks 2nd at World Army Games

Moscow, Iranian Armed Forces finished runner-up at World Army Games 2018 which is underway in Russia.

Russian team ranked first in the competitions which will be underway until August 11.

The event was held in four stages of shooting, crossing obstacles, patrolling and group competition.

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.

Iranian teams consisted of Army and the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC).

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, and snipers.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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