A Police officer of the Russian MIA has set a record of the World Police and Fire Games in absolute weight category of 125 + kg

Another day of the World Police and Fire Games MIA athletes continue  showing the best results in track and field sports, swimming, shooting practice, Karate and powerlifting.

In powerlifting, in the open category of 125+ kg an officer of the MIA General Administration for the city of Moscow, Kirill Sarychev not only took the first place, but also set a new record of the Games - 290 kg.

It is already a tradition that Russian track and field athletes take their places on the podium. The new day has brought three gold medals to the Russian team, they have been won by Major of Justice Gulnara Galkina-Samitova of the Republic of Tatarstan, Police Lieutenant Vladimir Guzyukin from Smolensk and Police Lieutenant Colonel Andrey Shaprin  of the MIA General Administration for the North-Caucasian Federal District.

The two gold medals in swimming were taken by Moscow Police Sergeant  Elena Sokolova, one gold each - employees Research Affairs in Moscow Police Junior Sergeant Pavel Medvetsky, Police Junior Sergeant Sergei Kashpersky, teacher of the Center of Service and Combat Training Alexei Zatsepin, physical education instructor Ekaterina Kudinova, Police Senior Sergeant Evgeny Korotyshkin,  Police Junior Sergeant Aleksandr Ovchinnikov, Police Sergeant Maria Reznikova, Federal Civil Service Oleg Smirnov, as well as Police Ensign Svetlana Knyaginina of St. Petersburg and Police Major Valery Permiakov of Primorsky Territory.

In addition, two medals of the highest degree were taken by athletes in the men's and women's swimming relay.

The bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling was won by Police Major Denis Udilov of Yekaterinburg.

Officers of the Russian MIA also showed their best in practical shooting competitions. Three gold, one silver and one bronze medal were won by Police Captain Andrey Sopin, Police Senior  Lieutenant Viktor Timofeev won one medal of each degree, two gold, one silver and one bronze were taken by Police Colonel Aleksandr Turovin,  and Police Major Alekey Baturin brought one more gold and two silver medals to our team. It is noteworthy that all the winners - are representatives of the Tyumen Police.

Another representative of Tyumen won the silver medal in karate competitions.

Great attention was attracted to hockey games, held on the ice arena in the city of Ashburn. In the category of 18+ Russian teams from Moscow and Tatarstan took second and third places respectively. And in the category of 35+ the team of Moscow Police won the final, becoming the champion of the World Police and Fire Games.

Also on this day the mini-football tournament kicked off. Russia's national team is represented by two teams of the MIA General Administration for Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region and the MIA General Administration for the Rostov Region. In the group stage our players scored 2 victories.

Tomorrow, in the framework of the Games the athletes of the Russian team will take part in competitions in shooting, karate, swimming, volleyball, hockey, athletics, archery, mini football, powerlifting and boxing.

At this stage, the team collected 83 gold, 37 silver and 20 bronze medals. The already achieved results give us confidence that in the coming days, the number of awards will inevitably increase.

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