Aug 07, 2018 18:30 Asia/Tehran

Iranian Army team attending the tank biathlon contest in the International Army Games 2018 have finally advanced to the semi-final round of the games in Russia.

Iran press-As it has been reported by  Tasnim News agency ,after competing in a tight race for nine days, the Iranian servicemen could secure a place in the semi-final round of the individual tank biathlon contest by finishing second in their group. Russia came first in the group round.

An Iranian Army general attending the military games, held in Alabino near Russia’s capital Moscow, said the quality of the participating teams has improved compared to 2017, wishing the country’s tank crewmen the best of luck in the semi-finals.

The International Army Games are being held in Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Iran, Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia, and will run until August 12.

Teams from 32 countries are attending this year’s edition of the Army Games.

A drone team from Iran’s Army and a combat team from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have travelled to Kazakhstan to compete with 11 other countries in the games.

Iran itself is hosting the diving competitions, which kicked off in the northern port city of Noshahr in Mazandaran province on Wednesday.

Iranian Armed Forces finished runner-up at World Army Games 2018 which is underway in Russia.



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