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Penza to hold Spartakiad for pre-army youth, combat veterans

12:19 | 02.05.2015 | Sport

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Penza, 2 May 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza region will hold a Spartakiad of pre-army youth and combat veterans on May 6-7. The event is dedicated to the memory of Anatoly Krasnov, Hero of the Soviet Union.

Penza to hold Spartakiad for pre-army youth, combat veterans

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The competition will gather representatives from all parts of the region.

The athletes will complete in track and field, swimming, pull ups, grenade throwing, standing jumps, and BB gun shooting.

The combat veterans will compete in pistol shooting, grenade throwing and swimming.

The Spartakiad will be held at the “Pervomaisky” stadium, the open pool of the Olympic reserve school, and the DOSAAF shooting range.

The award ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 7.

The competition will gather a team of athletes that will be trained to represent the Penza region on the June 26 – July 2 All-Russian Spartakiad of pre-army youth in Ryazan, says the press service of the regional sports committee.

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