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In the formations and military units of the combined-arms army of the Western Military District, stationed in the Leningrad Region, more than 5 thousand servicemen have started passing the physical training control check during the summer period of training.

In order to test basic physical qualities, soldiers and officers will fulfill the standards for speed, endurance and strength, including pulling up and lifting with force on the bar, running for short and long distances.

In addition, the check provides for the implementation of exercises in military-applied sports, such as army hand-to-hand combat and the 5 km march.

In total, as part of the assignments, each soldier will perform from three to five exercises. Physical fitness standards are determined in accordance with the age group of military personnel.

The physical training check is carried out in accordance with the combat training plan of the Western Military District.

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