Formation
competitions
Competitions in
military districts
All-army
competitons
International
30.01-1.02.19
competitions
18-21.02.19
The Ergaki Military Athletic Training Centre
The Ergaki Military Athletic Training Centre

About Sayan March Contest
Team composition:
(9 servicemen)
Team Leader
Participants – 8 servicemen
The Sayan March International Competition is a field training of mountain units in winter conditions, which is a part of the International Army Games 2019. The Competition involves teams from various units that complete tasks in the mountainous (highland) terrain.
The competition is a two-day ski march. The teams are to cover nearly 50 km in high-altitude areas, climb up to 3,000 meters and fulfill 11 special tasks.
Special tasks include ascents and descents on mountain skis and using crampons, orienteering and target detection, grenade throwing and shooting in the mountains, evacuation and transportation of a victim in the highlands.

Sayan March photo gallery
Ministry of Defence of the
Russian Federation
2019