On the second day of the ХVII World Police and Fire Games taking place in Los Angeles, athletes of the Russian MIA distinguished themselves in athletics, freestyle wrestling, hockey and box.
In Greco-Roman wrestling, representative of the Russian MIA for the Republic of Dagestan Police Lieutenant-Colonel Ramis Ramazanov won the gold medal in the weight category of up to 85 kg. In the final fight, he gained a victory over his compatriot from Yekaterinburg senior precinct police officer Denis Udinov. Police Major Renat Ramazanov – the winner's brother – became a prize-winner in the weight category of up to 75 kg, having added the bronze medal to the collection of our team.
Residents of Moscow, including police cavalryman of the 1st Operations Police Regiment of the Russian MIA General Administration for Moscow Police Warrant Officer Yury Usachev and policewoman of the Internal Affairs Administration in the Moscow Metro Police First Sergeant Lyubov Morgunova, as well as Colonel of Internal Service Artem Sobolev from Novosibirsk and Police Captain Irina Permitina from Naberezhnye Chelny of the Republic of Tatarstan became winners in various age categories in the 10 km cross-country race.
The Russians won three more gold medals in the 10 km races within mixed teams. Professor of the Professional Training Center of the Russian MIA General Administration for Moscow Colonel of Internal Service Valentin Andreev became third in the 5 km race.
The hockey squad competing within two teams in the 35+ and 18+ age categories played in the first qualifying matches. The youth team pulled out the win from the Canadians having beaten the rivals 1:0, while their elder comrades pummeled the Americans 12:0.
The Russian MIA boxers also started the competitions successfully. The representatives of the Russian MIA General Administration for Moscow triumphed over a fireman from the USA and a representative of Mongolia.
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