“At the European Championship in Ski Sports Among Police Officers, the team of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs won 21 medals, of which 8 were gold. This allowed it to win the title of the strongest in Europe, repeating the success of 2013 in Switzerland,” said the MIA official representative Irina Volk.
The 14th European Ski Championship Among Police Officers finished in the Austrian city of Vindischgarsten. The competition was attended by over 200 participants from 15 countries. The program of the competition included ski races, police biathlon and mountain skiing.
“The national team of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia included 22 athletes representing the MIA of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the MIA of the Republic of Tatarstan, the MIA of the Republic of Komi, the MIA of the Udmurt Republic, the MIA General Administration for the City of Moscow, MIA General Administration for the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the MIA General Administration for the Sverdlovsk Region, the MIA Administration for the Vologda Region, and the ‘Dynamo’ Society,” said Irina Volk.
Based on the results of the unofficial team classification our team won 21 medals, of which 8 were gold medals. This allowed it winning the title of the strongest in Europe, repeating the success of 2013 in Switzerland.
The final medal score of the leaders of the competition is as follows:
1 place - Russia (8 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze medals);
2nd place - Germany (5 gold, 7 silver, 5 bronze medals);
3rd place - Austria (5 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze medals).
The European Championship in Ski Sports Among Police Officers is held every four years under the auspices of the European Sports Union of Police.
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