MIL-OSI Russia: An open judo championship among the military personnel of the Southern Military District was held in Vladikavkaz

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

An open judo championship among servicemen of the 58th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) was held in Vladikavkaz.

More than 90 servicemen took part in the competition as part of 10 army teams. Athletes competed in 7 weight categories – from 58 kg to strongmen in the absolute weight category over 105 kg.

The strength and technique of the participants was evaluated by a panel of judges at two equipped points.

“We are hosting the third judo championship of the 58th Army. The championship is held as part of the 58th Army Games, which includes 7 sports. Later after this championship, the combined team of the 58th Army, the best in their weight categories, will leave for the championship of the Southern Military District. Rather, they will not leave, because the championship of the Southern Military District will also be held in Vladikavkaz, ”explained Ruben Azadyants, Assistant Commander for Physical Training of the 58th Combined Arms Army.

The winners and prize-winners in their weight categories received prizes and valuable gifts from the command of the army, and will also represent the 58th combined-arms army at the championship of the Southern Military District.

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