The Army International Games were attended by about two million people

Tank T-72B3 team of Russian troops. Archive photo

Guests VIII of the international Army games, the closing of which took place on Saturday in the Park “Patriot” were about 2 million people, told reporters the defense Ministry.”Nearly 2 million people became guests of the VIII international Army games, the closing ceremony which took place today in Congress and exhibition center “Patriot” in Moscow”, – said the Agency.

As said in the defense Ministry, the final day of the games the last test for the participants was the final race of the competition “Tank biathlon” convincing victory in it with great advantage was won by the Russian team.

The Cup winner tank of the competition and the gold medal of Russian troops in the closing ceremony of the army-2022 were awarded by Deputy defense Minister army General Dmitry Bulgakov. The second-ranked team of Belarus was awarded Deputy defense Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin. For the third prize tankers from China bronze medals were awarded by the commander of Land forces General of the army Oleg Salyukov.

The results of the VIII international Army games victory in the medal competition won by the national team Russian Federation won nearly 40 awards, more than half of which are of the highest value. The second place according to the results of all the competitions of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the third ranked team of the Republic of Belarus.

The Cup winner Armi-2022 servicemen of the Russian national team was presented by Deputy defense Minister Colonel-General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.

Eighth international Army games “army-2022” this year was held in the period from 13 to 27 August at the same time for 30 landfills and in the waters of the four seas – the Baltic, Caspian, Arabian and Yellow. In addition to Russia, the competitions took 11 countries – Azerbaijan, Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Venezuela, Vietnam, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan on three continents. In the framework of the army-2022 was held 34 of the competition on the field and naval training. In the international Army games, was attended by 270 teams from 34 countries (including the Russian Federation), representing Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. For the first time in the army participated Bolivia and Rwanda.