The Vietnamese tank crew finished second after Uzbekistan in the Tank Biathlon finals of the International Army Games 2019 in Russia on August 15.
Vietnamese tank crew
Among guests present at the finale were Chief ofthe General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy DefenceMinister Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, and VietnameseAmbassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh.
The Vietnamese team competed against Uzbekistan,Cuba and Uganda in the finals with the impressive performance of 2 hours, 25minutes and 3 seconds, shooting 9 of 24 targets, behind Uzbekistan who shot 13targets in 2 hours, 7 minutes and 22 seconds.
Cuba came third, reaching the finish line in 2hours, 29 minutes and 53 seconds, shooting 15 of 24 targets.
The Tank Biathlon is part of the Army Games heldfrom August 3-17 with the participation of 24 countries.
This is thesecond time Vietnam has participated in the event.
Giang said hewas happy with the outcome.
The games created an excellent opportunity forthe Vietnamese team to expand their vision and strengthen relations with othercountries, he added.-VNA