Azerbaijani Land Forces hold orienteering competitions (PHOTO/VIDEO)

Society Materials 12 August 2023 12:19 (UTC +04:00)
Farid Zohrabov
Farid Zohrabov
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 12. According to the training plan of the Azerbaijani Land Forces for 2023, orienteering competitions were held among the servicemen, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan said in a statement, Trend reports.

First, the memory of the National Leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, and Shehids (Martyrs), who sacrificed their lives for the independence and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, was honored with observing a minute of silence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was performed.

The teams involved in the competition tested their ability to determine the direction in the area using a compass and a map. The participants were active during the fulfillment of tasks on identifying control points and detecting targets on the map within the specified distance and time. The servicemen also took part in the individual competition.

The members of the board of referees of the Land Forces determined the winners of the competition based on the results of the competitions.

According to the decision of the referees, the "Hadrut" team won the cup of the competition. The “Baku” and “Kalbajar” teams took the second and third places respectively. The winners were awarded with honorary certificates, cups and medals.

In general, the participants who showed the best individual results during the competition involved eight teams consisting of 32 military personnel, will represent the Land Forces in the orienteering competition to be held in the Azerbaijan Army.