At the end of the first stage of the International Army Games-2016 competition “Elbrus Ring” held in Kabardino-Balkaria on the base of the Training center Terskol, the Russian Armed Forces team took the lead.
Members of the five teams that represent Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Iran and Russian DOSAAF (Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Fleet) completed two special tasks: individual climbing and team climbing.
In individual climbing, the Russian team showed the best results scoring 1000 points. The china team achieved the second best result – 886 points, while the third place went to Kazakhstan that got 266 points.
In team climbing, the Russian servicemen also ended up being second to none. Winners of the second task, they earned 940 points and were followed by the Iranian team with 437 points and the Chinese team with 377 points.
After completing the two special tasks, the Russian team scored 1940 points, which put it ahead of the runner-up Chinese team by 677 points.