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In Yekaterinburg at the ski base of sport centre of CSKA will take place on the 27th Cup of the Central military district in cross-country skiing, devoted to memory of Hero of the Soviet Union Yuri Islamova.

In competitions will take part about 200 troops from the formations and military units of the CVO, cadets of military schools, pupils of the Yekaterinburg Suvorov military school (HLS), as well as representatives of sports clubs from the Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk and Tyumen regions. Participants have to overcome the distance of 5000 meters for women and 10,000 meters for men. In addition, the competition will be attended by bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2006 Ivan Alypov.

Hero of the Soviet Union Yuri Islamov was drafted into the army from the Sverdlovsk region in 1986 31 Oct 1987 in Afghanistan on the trail near the village Fool, the spetsnaz group “the Caspian sea” under the command of Lieutenant Oleg Onishchuk, which included Yury Ismagilov, stopped to inspect a caravan full of weapons and ammunition. In the ensuing battle spooks pulled in reinforcements. The SWAT team was surrounded, began to break through the ring of enemies. Yuri left to cover the group. When out of ammo, he fought back with grenades, leaving the last for himself and surrounded his enemies.

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