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“Moldova” Brigade Service Members – the Best at Athletics Championship

CHISINAU, April 13, 2017 — The service members from “Moldova” Brigade won the National Army Athletics Championship Cup. The second place was won by the students of Military Academy of Armed Forces “Alexandru cel Bun”, while the officers and NCOs of Special Forces Battalion “Fulger” won the third place.

The winners received the Cup from Deputy Defense Minister Gheorghe Galbura, during an awarding ceremony held at “Stefan cel Mare” Brigade.

Deputy Minister Galbura congratulated the winning teams and specified that the performance in physical training has been always encouraged by the military leadership. Gheorghe Galbura encouraged all the participating service members to practice sports not only within the training program, but outside it as well.

According to head of Physical Training and Sports Department of the General Staff Doctrine and Joint Training Directorate, Col. Vasile Olednic, the competition was attended by 80 service members from Ungheni, Balti, Cahul, and Chisinau garrisons. The teams competed in 3,000 m, 5,000 and 10,000 m distance running.

The National Army Athletics Championship was held within April 12-13, 2017. The Championship is a yearly event attended by conscripts and service members from all the military units.

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