Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov
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In the press center TASS is presenting the official uniform of the Russian national team where athletes will perform at the III World military winter games in Sochi.
The event was attended by state Secretary – Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Nikolay Pankov, head of Department of physical training and sports of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Oleg Botsman, two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics, the first Deputy chief of CSKA Svetlana Khorkina, Olympic champion in biathlon, the Deputy chief of CSKA on work with the personnel Svetlana Ishmuratova, twice Olympic champion in bobsleigh, world champion in arm wrestling Alexey Voevoda, Olympic champion in fencing on swords Sophia the Great, President of the Federation of military and tactical games of Russia Mikhail Galustyan, General Director of trade house “Forward” Vitaly Tsigankov and the General Director of “Goznak” Arkady Trachuk.
III winter world military games – international sporting competition among athletes, military personnel, designed to unite the armed forces in more than 25 countries in Europe and Asia. Games will be held from 22 to 28 February 2017 in Sochi.