Vietnam People's Navy Team Wins Silver at Army Games 2021
|Vietnam News Today (August 30): Vietnam Wins Silver at Army Games 2021 Sea Cup|
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|The Vietnam People’s Navy team ranked second behind the host Russia at the Sea Cup category held in Vladivostok. Photo: Vietnamnet|
This is the biggest-ever victory of the Vietnamese delegation in the International Army Games this year. The results of the Sea Cup competition were announced by the organizers on August 28.
On the same day, the Vietnam People’s Navy team achieved equal results with their Russian colleagues in the exercise of using life-saving appliances, a competition within the final stage of the Sea Cup category, NDO reported.
Previously, the Vietnam People's Navy team also performed well in competitions at sea such as AK-176 cannon shooting, floating mines shooting, and other maritime skills.
In particular, the team won first prize in the AK-176 cannon shooting, ranking above Russia and China, and came in second in the two remaining competitions with close results compared to the winners.
|Vietnamese People's Navy team participated in the “The usage of rescue equipment” stage at the Sea Cup contest. Photo: Armygames|
As reported by Hanoi Times, Senior Lieutenant Nguyen Tien Duy, Head of the Maritime Department, Ship 016-Quang Trung (Brigade 162, Naval Region 4), was awarded the “Best Individual Maritime Leader Award” by the Organizing Committee.
Based on an accurate judgment about hydrometeorological conditions, wind direction, and currents in the contested waters, he made the right decisions to help the Vietnamese team win the competition spectacularly.
According to the Organizing Committee, the closing ceremony of the “Sea Cup” contest in the city of Vladivostok, Russia was held yesterday, August 29 at the military port of the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Navy.
|The team participated in the “Struggle for survival of the ship and the rescue training” stage at the Sea Cup contest. Photo: Armygames|
This is the first time that Vietnam has sent a warship to the Sea Cup competition as part of the Army Games, with boats 015 Tran Hung Dao and 016 Quang Trung.
Vietnamese team came in third in the Meridian competition with the participation of military topographers from the armed forces of Russia, Belarus, China, Vietnam, Iran and Laos.
The Vietnamese Meridian Team tried their best in the “Weapons practice,” “Azimuth”, and “Topographic quadrathlon” competitions and ranked third in the overall results.
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