Iran armed forces win diving competitions

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Tehran, Aug 12, IRNA – According to Iran Army public relations office, Iranian team ranked first at diving competitions of the 2018 Military World Games.

The event was held in northern city of Noshahr and Iranian squad received a gold medal.

Iran with a gold, a silver and 4 bronze medals stood on the fifth place after Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Belarus.

The Military World Games is a multi-sport event for military sportspeople, organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM). The Games have been held since 1995, although championships for separate sports had been held for some years.

Iranian drone team successfully completed its mission regarding identifying three targets and coordinating with the artillery unit for destructing them.

The Military World Games are underway with the participation of 358 athletes from Iran, China, Belarus, Egypt, Kazakhstan and Russia until August 13.

Various parts of the games are being held in a number of participating countries including Russia and Kazakhstan.

Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran are participating in diving, battle of t-72 tanks, airborne vehicles, mountains, artillery, rivalry between chemical units, competition among dog users, patrols, BMP-2 battleships, sea battle invasion, rivalry of UAVs, mortar crew competitions, rifle combat crews and snipers.