MINSK, 18 August (BelTA) - The first crew of the Belarusian national team will perform in the tank biathlon competition on the opening day of the International Army Games on 23 August, BelTA learned from the Defense Ministry of Belarus.
All the national teams have been divided into two divisions based on the results of last year. Belarus will perform in the first division together with Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Russia, Serbia and Uzbekistan. The second division will feature the national teams of Abkhazia, Vietnam, Congo, Laos, Myanmar, Tajikistan and South Ossetia.
The competition will be held from 23 August to 5 September for the ninth time. The military ministries of 16 states have confirmed their participation in the tank biathlon.
Belarus won the bronze medal in the tank biathlon in 2018, and was second in 2019.