Vietnam ranks seventh at International Army Games 2021

Update: 21:50 | 05/09/2021

The Vietnam People's Army bagged one gold, two silver and four bronze medals to finish seventh overall out of 42 military delegations attending the 2021 International Army Games 2021.

In its fourth year at the International Army Games, Vietnam sent 17 teams to compete in 15 out of 34 contests and hosted the "Sniper Frontier" and "Emergency Area" competitions for the first time.

Vietnam, ranks seventh, International Army Games, Vietnam People's Army, thoughtful preparations, good results

Members of the Vietnamese navy team pose jubilantly with the national flag after completing the Use of Rescue Equipment competition at the 2021 Army Games in Vladivostok, Russia, August 27, 2021.

With 34 medals, hosts Russia ranked first at the event.

Alexander Peryazev, Deputy Chief of the General Department of Combat Training under the Russian Armed Forces and Chief Referee of the Army Games 2021, said he highly valued Vietnam's thoughtful preparations for and good organisation of the sniper and rescue events.

He said the professionally trained Vietnamese delegation had achieved good results and abided by all the rules and regulations of the competition.

The 2021 Army Games, hosted by Russia, was held August 22 to September 4 with the participation of 260 teams from 45 countries and territories.

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Source: VnExpress

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