The team of the Chuvash Republic took fifth place in a military game Zarnitsa

© Depositphotos / alexnikitЧебоксары. Archival photoThe team of the Chuvash Republic took fifth place in a military game Zarnitsa© Depositphotos / alexnikit

The team of the Chuvash Republic was among the five winners held in Volgograd the all-Russian military-Patriotic game «summer lightning», told RIA Novosti the representative of the Ministry of education and youth policy of the Republic.

«Summer lightning» — a game in which the participants from youth associations, schools and colleges compete in the games disciplines with elements of military exercises. Teams participate in Amateur performance of songs, show knowledge of military history and symbolism of Russia, rules of the road, landmark, competing in shooting, throwing hand grenades, doing strength exercises, participate in sports and paramilitary relay.

«The team of the Chuvash Republic was represented yunarmeytsy Cheboksary economic-technological College of the Ministry of education of Chuvash Republic — winners of the Republican stage of the game «Zarnitsa» and «Eaglet» among professional educational organizations. During the final competition on the national stage, the team of the Chuvash Republic took the fifth place among the 23 regional teams passed the test of strength, ingenuity and endurance, as well as showing knowledge of Russian military history and the ability to work in a team», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the contestants took nine tasks of military-applied disciplines: have made many kilometers of forced marches, passed the fiery assault obstacle course, jumping with a parachute, participated in a laser tag tournament (team play to defeat safe laser shots from a gun).

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