Uzbekistan soldiers will take part in contests among the teams of CIS member statesFrom April to September this year, it is planned to hold various contests among the friendly armies of the CIS member states, the Press Service of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan reports.
These prestigious contests will be held in 7 types of military-applied sports. The championship on army hand-to-hand fighting will be held in Uzbekistan for the first time, in September this year. At the same time, a contest on "Commander’s starts", orienteering and mountaineering will be held in April and October in the Russian Federation, on all-round military sports complex in June, in Belarus, on officers triathlon and shooting from regular weapons, in August, in Kyrgyzstan.
Since January this year, the championships of troops of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan have already been held in order to select participants of these competitions.
If in 2017, the servicemen of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan attended the international competitions of the CIS member states as observers, they will now participate. Lieutenant Colonels Bakhodir Tukhtanazarov and Zokir Khaziyev, the majors Madiyor Saidov, Sherzod Rashidov, the captains Avaz Usmanov, Bakhtiyor Madaminov, Odilbek Yuldashev and Khusniddin Elmurodov are going to fly to Russia for the “Commander's starts” on April 15.
Ablay Kamalov, UzA